BASKETBALL: UK up to No. 8 in AP Poll

The new Associated Press college basketball poll was released this afternoon.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 28, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

Associated Press Top-25 College Basketball Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (40) 5-0 1,737 1
2. Kansas Jayhawks (18) 2-0 1,678 2
3. Syracuse Orange (4) 5-0 1,582 4
4. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7) 3-0 1,580 3
5. Illinois Fighting Illini (1) 4-0 1,540 5
6. Oklahoma State Cowboys (2) 3-0 1,420 6
7. Connecticut Huskies 1-0 1,329 7
8. Kentucky Wildcats 3-0 1,284 8
9. North Carolina Tar Heels 4-1 1,134 11
10. Duke Blue Devils 3-0 1,129 9
11. Michigan State Spartans 3-0 1,073 10
12. Maryland Terrapins 3-0 1,018 13
13. Pittsburgh Panthers 3-0 782 16
14. Washington Huskies 4-0 770 22
15. Mississippi State Bulldogs 5-1 743 14
16. North Carolina State Wolfpack 4-0 722 17
17. Louisville Cardinals 3-1 584 12
18. Texas Longhorns 3-1 507 15
19. Florida Gators 3-0 447 23
20. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 3-0 442 21
21. Arizona Wildcats 3-2 413 18
22. Alabama Crimson Tide 4-1 381 19
23. Iowa Hawkeyes 3-1 367 NR
24. Virginia Cavaliers 4-0 235 NR
25. Wisconsin Badgers 2-1 114 20
Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 65, Cincinnati 51, Southern Illinois 46, Memphis 34, Creighton 26, Boston College 24, Vermont 18, Charlotte 16, Stanford 15, Oklahoma 14, Pepperdine 14, Marquette 13, Michigan 9, Utah 8, U-A-B 7, New Mexico 4, George Washington 3, Iowa State 3, Nevada 3, Ohio State 3, West Virginia 3, Indiana 2, Oregon 2, Rutgers 2, Holy Cross 1, L-S-U 1, Miami-Ohio 1, U-T-E-P 1.

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