Bucks #7, Bearcats #11 for 3rd straight week

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 16, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:<
^                        Record   Pts Prv
 1. Duke (62)              9-0  1,622   2
 2. Michigan (3)          11-0  1,543   3
 3. Syracuse               9-0  1,465   4
 4. Arizona                8-0  1,371   8
 5. Louisville             9-1  1,362   6
 6. Indiana                9-1  1,321   1
 7. Ohio St.               8-1  1,249   7
 8. Florida                7-1  1,163   5
 9. Kansas                 8-1  1,110   9
10. Illinois              12-0  1,044  10
11. Cincinnati            10-0    967  11
12. Missouri               8-1    886  12
13. Minnesota             11-1    730  13
14. Gonzaga               10-1    710  14
15. Georgetown             9-1    579  15
16. New Mexico            11-0    548  17
17. Creighton             10-1    530  16
18. San Diego St.          8-1    493  18
19. Butler                 8-2    361   _
20. Michigan St.           9-2    343  19
21. UNLV                   8-1    315  20
22. Notre Dame             9-1    291  22
23. North Carolina         8-2    256  21
24. Oklahoma St.           8-1    244  24
25. NC State               7-2    198  25
  Others receiving votes: Oregon 176, Pittsburgh 158, Kentucky 41, Wyoming 14, Marquette 8, VCU 7, Wichita St. 6, Murray St. 4, UConn 4, Miami 3, Maryland 2, Bucknell 1.
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