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Kentucky Remains in the Top 10 of the AP Poll


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Just remember, the college basketball season is a marathon, not a sprint.


The Kentucky Wildcats were ranked No. 2 in the preseason AP Poll, but following a 34-point loss to Duke last Tuesday, Kentucky dropped in the first poll of the regular season. The Wildcats check in at No. 10, the third highest ranking among SEC teams (Tennessee No.5 , Auburn No. 9).



The entire AP Top 25 is below:


  1. Duke
  2. Kansas
  3. Gonzaga
  4. Virginia
  5. Tennessee
  6. Nevada
  7. North Carolina
  8. Villanova
  9. Auburn
  10. Kentucky
  11. Michigan State
  12. Kansas State
  13. Oregon
  14. Florida State
  15. Syracuse
  16. Virginia Tech
  17. Mississippi State
  18. Michigan
  19. Clemson
  20. UCLA
  21. TCU
  22. LSU
  23. Purdue
  24. Marquette
  25. Buffalo


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