Villanova remains No. 1 in latest AP poll for third straight week

VILLANOVA, PA - DECEMBER 13: Head coach Jay Wright and Kris Jenkins #2 of the Villanova Wildcats react from the bench in the second half against the Temple Owls at The Pavilion on December 13, 2016 in Villanova, Pennsylvania. The Villanova Wildcats defeated the Temple Owls 78-57. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Villanova remains atop the latest Associated Press college basketball rankings with an 11–0 record heading into the holidays.

The Wildcats are coming off a week in which they downed Notre Dame 74–66 and Temple 78–57. Villanova received 56 first-place votes.

UCLA is ranked second with three first-place votes.

This week's lone game between two ranked teams features the in-state rivalry between No. 6 Kentucky and No. 10 Louisville on Wednesday.

View the full rankings below:

1. Villanova (56 first-place votes)

2. UCLA (three first-place votes)

3. Kansas

4. Baylor (six first-place votes)

5. Duke

6. Kentucky

7. Gonzaga

8. North Carolina

9. Creighton

10. Louisville

11. West Virginia

12. Virginia

13. Butler

14. Wisconsin

15. Purdue

16. Indiana

17. Xavier

18. Arizona

19. Saint Mary's

20. Oregon

21. Florida State

22. South Carolina

23. USC

24. Cincinnati

25. Notre Dame

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