Latest AP Top 25: Marquette rises to 16, Wisconsin falls to 22

NEW YORK — Marquette’s rise in the AP Top 25 continued Monday as the Golden Eagles jumped up two spots in the latest poll to No. 16. Meanwhile, Wisconsin, which lost on the road Saturday at Western Kentucky, fell seven spots to No. 22.

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Duke remains atop the poll with few major changes after a light Christmas week schedule of games.

The Blue Devils earned 35 of 64 first-place votes to stay at No. 1 for the second straight week and fourth week this season, while the top 12 remained in unchanged in the latest poll on Monday.

Second-ranked Michigan earned nine first-place votes, while No. 3 Tennessee earned 12. Fourth-ranked Virginia and fifth-ranked Kansas each earned four votes to round out the poll’s top tier.

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Kentucky was the highest-ranked climber, rising three spots to No. 13.

Arizona State fell out after losing to Princeton. Nebraska was the lone addition at No. 24, though the Cornhuskers were ranked twice earlier this month.