By Harry Allison

Villanova dropped only to seventh thanks to beating then-No. 12 Tennessee before losing to Purdue.

AP Top 25 Men’s College Basketball Poll

First-place votes in parentheses.

TEAMRECORD
1. Gonzaga (55)4-0
2. UCLA (5)4-0
3. Purdue (1)5-0
4. Kansas3-0
5. Duke5-0
6. Baylor4-0
7. VILLANOVA3-2
8. Texas3-1
9. Memphis4-0
10. Alabama4-0
10. Kentucky3-1
12. Houston3-0
13. Arkansas3-0
14. Illinois2-1
15. Tennessee3-1
16. St. Bonaventure5-0
17. Arizona5-0
18. BYU4-0
19. Auburn3-0
20. Michigan3-2
21. Seton Hall3-0
22. UConn4-0
23. Florida3-0
24. Southern Cal3-0
25. Xavier4-0