Shannon Ryan's Top 25

Kansas reclaims No. 1

February 02, 2010

Records through Monday (last week's ranking)

Kansas 20-1 (2): Right back where we started.

2. Villanova 19-1 (3): The Wildcats are off to the best start in school history.

3. Syracuse 21-1 (4): A two-point escape from DePaul keeps the Orange climbing.

4. Kentucky 20-1 (1): The stay at No. 1 didn't

last long.

5. Michigan State 19-3 (5): The next 3 games come against teams tied for second in Big Ten.

6. Georgetown 16-4 (8): President Obama appears to be a good-luck charm for the Hoyas.

7. Purdue 18-3 (9): The Boilermakers right the ship with four wins after three straight losses.

8. W. Virginia 17-3 (10): Da'Sean Butler is the Mountaineers' comeback kid.

9. Texas 19-3 (6): Three losses in four games before beating Oklahoma State on Monday.

10. Duke 17-4 (7): First road loss against a Top 25 nonconference team since 1997 came to G'town.

11. Kansas State 17-4 (11): The Wildcats beat Texas and took Kansas to overtime.

12. Ohio State 16-6 (19): The Buckeyes are 13-0 at home.

13. Tennessee 16-4 (12): Wayne Chism recorded his fourth double-double in the win over Florida.

14. Wisconsin 16-5 (15): A huge test looms Tuesday at home against Michigan State.

15. BYU 21-2 (16): Cougars' 15-game win streak ended against New Mexico.

16. Gonzaga 17-4 (13): Bulldogs had won 22 straight in WCC until falling at San Francisco.

17. Georgia Tech 16-5 (17): Win over Duke on Thursday would erase sting of loss to FSU.

18. Vanderbilt 16-4 (25): Lost first conference game to Kentucky but had just beaten Tennessee.

19. Pittsburgh 16-5 (14): Reverted to early-season form with three losses in four games.

20. Butler 18-4 (NR): Gordon Hayward leads the Bulldogs with 16.1 ppg.

21. Baylor 16-4 (NR): Include Bears as one of the latest to take down Texas.

22. New Mexico 20-3 (NR): Four players average double figures for the Lobos.

23. Mississippi 16-5 (18): Rebels have lost four of their last five SEC home games.

24. Temple 18-4 (22): The Owls bounced back from a loss to Charlotte to beat LaSalle.

25. Northern Iowa 19-2 (NR): Panthers have a rematch Wednesday against Wichita State.

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