Top 10 run ends for Duke Blue Devils
Arizona is No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 for the fifth straight week, but the poll definitely has a new look.
Associated Press Poll
The top five teams in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll:
The Wildcats (15-0) were still a runaway No. 1, with Syracuse, Ohio State, Wisconsin and Michigan State remaining the next four teams. Arizona received 60 first-place votes from the national media panel, while Syracuse (14-0) got the other five.
Duke's run started with the fourth poll of 2007-08. The Blue Devils were in the top 10 for 122 consecutive polls, the second-longest such run since the poll started in January 1949.
UCLA has the longest top 10 run, a stretch of 155 polls from the start of the 1966-67 season through January 1976.
Only three schools -- Arizona, Syracuse and Michigan State -- have been in the top 10 in all 10 polls this season.
This is the second time this season the Tar Heels, who were ranked 12th to begin the season, has fallen out of the Top 25. They fell out in Week 4 after losses to Belmont and UAB, but returned after a one-week absence with their win over then-No. 1 Michigan State.
Rare View From The Outside
This week's AP Top 25 has an uncommon feel. That's because Duke isn't among the first 10, which hasn't been the case since 2007. Most consecutive weeks in the top 10 in poll history:
The Tar Heels dropped out this week after opening Atlantic Coast Conference play with a loss at Wake Forest.
San Diego State jumped from 21 to 13 this week with a 61-57 victory at then-No. 16 Kansas on Sunday. It was the Aztecs' third win this season over a ranked team, tying them with North Carolina for the most in 2013-14.
San Diego State has also beat then-No. 20 Creighton and then-No. 25 Marquette.
The only other team with two wins this season over top 10 teams is Colorado, which beat then-No. 6 Kansas and on Sunday knocked off then-No. 10 Oregon.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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