Kansas, Texas still 1-2 in AP Top 25
Kansas and Texas start their third straight week as the top two teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll. Kansas State and New Mexico move into the rankings for the first time this season.
The Jayhawks (9-0) were again the runaway No. 1, receiving 61 of 65 first-place votes Monday from the national media panel. Texas (9-0) held second, while Kentucky and Purdue each moved up a spot to third and fourth. Villanova, which lost at Temple on Sunday, dropped from third to eighth.
Kansas State (9-1) moves in at No. 17 for its first ranking since 2007-08. New Mexico (10-0) is 19th for its first appearance in the Top 25 since the final poll of 1998-99.
UNLV and Wisconsin dropped out of the rankings.