Top 25 after Week 5

BY foxsports • December 15, 2009

One Big East club proved it's for real while another showed its vulnerability.

Georgetown went to Madison Square Garden and had its way with Butler and then, a few days later, traveled 3,000 or so miles to the West Coast and had little difficulty knocking off the Pac-10's top team, Washington.

The Hoyas' statement allowed them to jump a handful of spots all the way to No. 8, one spot in front of Villanova, who lost in a Big 5 matchup at Temple on Sunday afternoon.

Three teams were knocked out of the top 25: Vanderbilt, which lost twice this week, Wisconsin, who lost at Green Bay, and Washington.

New Mexico not only broke into the poll, but the Lobos came in at No. 18 after a win at Texas A&M. Dayton, with a pair of quality losses to Villanova and Kansas State, also made its way in.

1. Kansas (9-0) 1
2. Texas (8-0) 2
3. Kentucky (10-0) 3
4. Purdue (9-0) 5
5. West Virginia (7-0) 6
6. Syracuse (10-0) 7
7. Tennessee (7-1) 8
8. Georgetown (8-0) 13
9. Villanova (9-1) 4
10. Duke (7-1) 10
11. North Carolina (8-2) 11
12. Florida (8-1) 9
13. Michigan State (8-2) 12
14. UConn (6-2) 16
15. Mississippi (8-1) 18
16. Kansas State (9-1) 20
17. Gonzaga (8-2) 23
18. New Mexico (10-0) NR
19. Texas Tech (9-0) 21
20. Dayton (7-2) NR
21. Texas A&M (8-2) 17
22. Cincinnati (7-2) 19
23. UNLV (7-1) 14
24. Ohio State (7-2) 15
25. Missouri State (7-0) 25


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