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College basketball rankings, week 2: UNC remains top, Villanova moves up in Coaches' Poll

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On the heels of the opening week for the 2015-16 College Basketball Season, the AP has released their Top 25 for Week 1, and Jay Wright's Villanova squad have held at the #11 spot after the Wildcats defeated Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday night.

North Carolina took the top spot with 37 of 64 first-place votes. Kentucky, Maryland, Kansas, and Duke round out the Top 5. Virginia and Oklahoma will be the Wildcats' highest-ranked non-conference opponent in this poll, coming in at #6 & #8 respectively.

The Big East is also represented by Butler at #22 (who moved up from #24), as Providence and Xavier are also collecting votes.

'Nova inched up to #8 in the USA Today Coaches Poll in a tie with Oklahoma.

AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 North Carolina Tar Heels (37) 2-0 1,571
2 Kentucky Wildcats (8) 2-0 1,520
3 Maryland Terrapins (14) 1-0 1,496
4 Kansas Jayhawks (5) 1-0 1,415
5 Duke Blue Devils 2-0 1,348
6 Virginia Cavaliers (1) 1-0 1,341
7 Iowa State Cyclones 1-0 1,189
8 Oklahoma Sooners 0-0 1,095
9 Wichita State Shockers 1-0 1,043
10 Gonzaga Bulldogs 0-0 1,040
11 Villanova Wildcats 1-0 1,013
12 Arizona Wildcats 1-0 973
13 Michigan State Spartans 1-0 837
14 Indiana Hoosiers 1-0 763
15 California Golden Bears 1-0 761
16 Utah Utes 1-0 514
17 Vanderbilt Commodores 1-0 462
18 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 1-0 414
19 Connecticut Huskies 1-0 373
20 Baylor Bears 1-0 368
21 Purdue Boilermakers 2-0 291
22 Butler Bulldogs 1-0 284
23 LSU Tigers 1-0 283
24 Michigan Wolverines 1-0 141
25 Oregon Ducks 1-0 121
Also Receiving Votes: SMU 105, Texas A&M 83, West Virginia 78, Cincinnati 72, Louisville 39, Miami (FL) 37, Wisconsin 25, Providence 14, Dayton 12, Florida State 10, Xavier 10, Valparaiso 8, Iowa 8, Texas 6, Rhode Island 5, BYU 4, Western Illinois 4, Oklahoma State 2, Old Dominion 2, UC Irvine 2, Colorado State 1, Yale 1, Washington 1

USA Today Coaches Poll

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PREV CHANGE HI/LOW
1 North Carolina 2-0 762 16 1 0 1/1
2 Kentucky 2-0 759 8 1 -1 1/1
3 Maryland 1-0 724 3 3 0 3/3
4 Duke 2-0 709 3 4 0 4/4
5 Kansas 1-0 680 2 5 0 5/5
6 Virginia 1-0 649 0 6 0 6/6
7 Iowa St. 1-0 563 0 7 0 7/7
8 Oklahoma 0-0 523 0 8 0 8/8
8 Villanova 1-0 523 0 9 1 9/9
10 Arizona 1-0 494 0 10 0 10/10
11 Wichita St. 1-0 465 0 12 1 12/12
12 Gonzaga 0-0 462 0 11 -1 11/11
13 Michigan St 1-0 413 0 13 0 13/13
14 California 1-0 365 0 14 0 14/14
15 Indiana 1-0 314 0 15 0 15/15
16 Utah 1-0 253 0 16 0 16/16
17 Vanderbilt 1-0 223 0 20 3 20/20
18 Notre Dame 1-0 217 0 18 0 18/18
19 Louisiana State 1-0 208 0 19 0 19/19
20 Butler 1-0 183 0 22 2 22/22
21 Baylor 1-0 177 0 21 0 21/21
22 West Virginia 1-0 136 0 23 1 23/23
23 Purdue 2-0 135 0 24 1 24/24
24 Connecticut 1-0 132 0 24 0 24/24
25 Michigan 1-0 105 0 26 1