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Villanova Remains No. 1 In College Basketball Polls, Duke Returns To Top 25

Coaches Poll from the 2015-16 college basketball season.

USA Today

After a two week hiatus, the Duke Blue Devils are back in the Top 25 after dropping out of the polls for the first time in eight years on February 1. Duke has been playing better as of late, and secured a massive win over then-No. 7 Virginia on Saturday thanks to a controversial buzzer beater by Grayson Allen, launching them back into the two Top 25 polls.

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At the top of the polls, Villanova hangs on at No. 1 for the second straight week after comfortable wins at DePaul and vs. St. John's. The Wildcats may not be an overwhelming No. 1, but with their only losses coming to Oklahoma, Virginia, and in overtime to Providence, they are consistent in a year that's been anything but for the college basketball world.

Here is the full AP Top 25:

1. Villanova 
2. Kansas 
3. Oklahoma
4. Iowa 
5. North Carolina 
6. Maryland 
7. Virginia 
T-8. Xavier
T-8. Michigan State 
10. West Virginia
11. Miami (FL) 
12. Arizona
13. Iowa State 
14. Kentucky 
15. Dayton 
16. Oregon
17. Purdue 
18. Louisville
19. Notre Dame
20. Duke 
21. SMU 
22. Indiana
23. Providence
24. Texas
25. Baylor

Here is the USA Today Coaches’ Poll:

1. Villanova 
2. Kansas 
3. Oklahoma
4. North Carolina 
5. Maryland 
6. Iowa 
7. Xavier
8. Virginia 
9. Michigan State 
10. Miami (FL)
11. West Virginia
12. Arizona
13. Dayton
14. Kentucky 
15. Iowa State
16. Purdue 
17. Oregon
18. Notre Dame 
19. Duke 
20. Providence
21. Indiana
22. Baylor
23. South Carolina
24. Texas A&M
25. Texas