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Duke No Longer No. 1 In Latest College Basketball AP Poll Top 25

R.J. Barrett of Duke plays for the Blue Devils.

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - DECEMBER 18: RJ Barrett #5 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after a dunk against the Princeton Tigers during the second half of their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on December 18, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina. Duke won 101-50. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

It was an eventful week for Duke. This past Monday, the Blue Devils, shorthanded after a late scratch on Cam Reddish and an injury to Tre Jones, lost to Syracuse at home. They then turned around and knocked off No. 4 Virginia on Saturday, re-establishing themselves as the ACC favorite.

Duke entered last week as the No. 1 team in the country, but after the loss, the Blue Devils have fallen a spot. Tennessee, which is now 16-1 with just a loss to Kansas on its resume, is the new No. 1.

Three of the top four teams in the country lost last week. No. 2 Michigan fell to Wisconsin to drop its first game of the year.

Here's the latest AP Poll, which was just released on Monday afternoon:

  1. Tennessee
  2. Duke
  3. Virginia
  4. Gonzaga
  5. Michigan
  6. Michigan State
  7. Nevada
  8. Kentucky
  9. Kansas
  10. Virginia Tech
  11. North Carolina
  12. Marquette
  13. Maryland
  14. Texas Tech
  15. Buffalo
  16. Auburn
  17. Houston
  18. Villanova
  19. Iowa
  20. Mississippi
  21. NC State
  22. Mississippi State
  23. Louisville
  24. Iowa State
  25. LSU

There is now a six-way tie for first place in the ACC between Virginia Tech, North Carolina, Louisville, Syracuse, Virginia and Duke.

Tennessee, this past week, took down Arkansas and Alabama. The Vols will take on rival Vanderbilt on the road this Wednesday.

Tennessee received 48 of the 64 first-place votes.