Kansas strengthens grip on No

Nov 20, 2023, 01:17 PM ET

Kansas’ resurgence win in a marquee matchup kept the Jayhawks securely entrenched atop The Associated Press Top 25 males’s college basketball poll on Monday while Miami climbed to its highest ranking in years.The Jayhawks stayed at No. 1 and Miami climbed to No. 10 to change a tumbling Florida Atlantic in the only major modification at the top of the rankings.Kansas(3-0)rallied from 14 down to beat Kentucky in last week’s Champions Classic, led by a huge game from transfer huge male Hunter Dickinson in its only game of the week. That helped the Jayhawks pick up an additional first-place vote from recently’s poll, topping 52 of 61 ballots.1. Kansas (52)2. Purdue (5)3. Arizona( 3)4. Marquette 5.

UConn (1 )
6. Houston 7. Tennessee 8. Creighton 9.
Duke 10. Miami
11. Gonzaga 12.
Texas A&M 13
. Baylor 14.
North Carolina 15. Texas 16. Kentucky 17. Alabama 18.
Colorado 19.
FAU 20. Arkansas 21.
Michigan State 22
. James Madison 23. USC
24. Virginia 25
. Mississippi State The Hurricanes (5-0)offered
the only modification to the leading

tier of the poll after beating Kansas State to win the Baha Mar Hoops Bahamas Champion. They climbed up 2 spots to break the top 10 for
the very first time given that investing four weeks there early in

the 2017-18 season.Miami replaced Florida Atlantic, which opened the year at No. 10 after last year’s Last Four run however fell nine areas to No. 19 in the week’s greatest drop after a home loss to Bryant.There’s the capacity for far more change next week with Thanksgiving vacation tournaments coming. The loaded Maui Invitational field includes 5 of the top 11 groups in Kansas, No. 2 Purdue, No. 4 Marquette, No. 7 Tennessee and No. 11 Gonzaga.THE TOP TIER Arizona checked in at No. 3 and reigning NCAA champ Connecticut Huskies was No. 5, followed by No. 6 Houston, Tennessee, Creighton, Duke and Miami.ON THE RISE Colorado had the week’s most significant dive, rising 7 spots to No. 18 to extend the program’s first stay in the survey given that completion of the 2020-21 season.North Carolina was next by jumping six spots to No. 14

, followed by No. 17

Alabama (five areas )and No. 15 Texas(4). In all, 9 groups moved up from last week’s poll.ON THE FADE There were numerous huge slides in the poll behind the Owls.No.

23 USC fell

seven areas after a home loss to UC Irvine, while No. 20 Arkansas tumbled 6 spots after losing to UNC Greensboro at home.No. 21 Michigan State was the 4th and final team to fall from recently, sliding three areas after a loss to Duke in the Champions Classic. The Spartans rebounded with big-margin wins against Butler and Alcorn State.STATUS QUO 10 teams stayed in their position recently, consisting of the Zags.WELCOME No. 24 Virginia and No. 25 Mississippi State were the week’s new

additions, with the Bulldogs cracking the poll for the very first time considering that the 2018-19 season.FAREWELL (FOR NOW) Villanova(No. 21)and Illinois(No. 23 fell out of the poll.CONFERENCE see The Southeastern Conference blazed a trail with six ranked teams, consisting of No. 12 Texas A&M and No. 16 Kentucky. The Atlantic Coast and Big 12 conferences were next with four each.The Pac-12 and Big East conferences each had 3 ranked teams, followed by the Big Ten with 2

. The American Athletic Conference, Sun Belt and West Coast Conference rounded out the field

with one


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