By Harry Allison

The AP Top 25 came out yesterday and Villanova rose to 13th from 14th even though they lost a thriller to Big East foe Marquette last Saturday.

Go figure.

Here’s the rankings:

RankTrendTeamConferenceRecordPointsGame scoresShare
1 TennesseeSEC22-11,573(40)vs Florida W 73-61
2 DukeACC21-21,554(24)@ Virginia W 81-71
31 GonzagaWest Coast23-21,457vs Saint Mary’s (Cal.) W94-46
41 VirginiaACC20-21,406vs Duke L 81-71
5 KentuckySEC20-31,330@ Mississippi State W71-67
61 MichiganBig Ten22-21,253vs Wisconsin W 61-52
71 NevadaMountain West23-11,230vs New Mexico W 91-62
8 North CarolinaACC19-41,178vs Miami (FL) W 88-85
93 HoustonAmerican Athletic Conference (AAC)23-11,022vs Cincinnati W 65-58
10 MarquetteBig East20-4953vs Villanova W 66-65
112 Michigan StateBig Ten19-5948vs Minnesota W 79-55
123 PurdueBig Ten17-6900vs Nebraska W 81-62
131 VILLANOVABig East19-5753@ Marquette L 66-65
141 KansasBig 1218-6699vs Oklahoma State W84-72
153 Texas TechBig 1219-5660@ Oklahoma W 66-54
16 LouisvilleACC17-7542@ Florida State L 80-75
175 Florida StateACC18-5455vs Louisville W 80-75
18 Kansas StateBig 1218-5444@ Baylor W 70-63
192 LSUSEC19-4437vs Auburn W 83-78
201 WisconsinBig Ten17-7403@ Michigan L 61-52
211 IowaBig Ten19-5399vs Northwestern W 80-79
2211 Virginia TechACC18-5393@ Clemson L 59-51
236 Iowa StateBig 1218-6280vs TCU L 92-83
24 MarylandBig Ten18-6196@ Nebraska W 60-45
252 BuffaloMid-American Conference20-3170vs Central Michigan W90-76

Others Receiving Votes:
Others receiving votes:Cincinnati 76, Auburn 35, Wofford 22, Washington 17, Lipscomb 6, TCU 5, Texas 3, Clemson 1.