Syracuse Remains On Top, Missouri Falls to Ninth in AP Poll
NEW YORK CITY -- Syracuse, one of three unbeaten teams in Division I, is on top of The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the fifth straight week.
The Orange received 60 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. Kentucky, which got the other No. 1 votes, North Carolina and Baylor remained second through fourth.
Ohio State moved up one spot to fifth and was followed by Michigan State, Indiana, Duke, Missouri and Kansas in the Top 10.
Baylor and No. 15 Murray State are the other unbeatens.
Creighton, which was out of the poll for one week, moved back in at No. 23, while Seton Hall, which has won 11 of 12, moved in at No. 24, its first appearance since January 2001.
Wisconsin, ranked as high as No. 9, fell out from 18th after its third straight loss. Harvard, which was ranked three of the last five weeks, fell out from 22nd.