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Villanova Basketball up to #13 in the AP Poll

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Wildcats bump up a spot in the writers’ rankings.

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The Villanova Wildcats (19-5, 10-1) hopped up a spot to #13 in the newest AP Poll. Last week, ‘Nova went 1-1 with an overtime victory over Creighton and a narrow road loss at now #10 Marquette.

Tennessee remains the top team in the nation, with Duke, Gonzaga, Virginia, and Kentucky rounding out the top 5.

No other BIG EAST teams received votes in the poll.

Villanova next hosts Providence on Wednesday.

2018-19 AP Poll: Week 15

Rank Team RECORD VOTES 1ST PLACE
Rank Team RECORD VOTES 1ST PLACE
1 TENNESSEE 22 - 1 1573 40
2 DUKE 21 - 2 1554 24
3 GONZAGA 23 - 2 1457 0
4 VIRGINIA 20 - 2 1406 0
5 KENTUCKY 20 - 3 1330 0
6 MICHIGAN 22 - 2 1253 0
7 NEVADA 23 - 1 1230 0
8 NORTH CAROLINA 19 - 4 1178 0
9 HOUSTON 23 - 1 1022 0
10 MARQUETTE 20 - 4 953 0
11 MICHIGAN STATE 19 - 5 948 0
12 PURDUE 17 - 6 900 0
13 VILLANOVA 19 - 5 753 0
14 KANSAS 18 - 6 699 0
15 TEXAS TECH 19 - 5 660 0
16 LOUISVILLE 17 - 7 542 0
17 FLORIDA STATE 18 - 5 455 0
18 KANSAS STATE 18 - 5 444 0
19 LSU 19 - 4 437 0
20 WISCONSIN 17 - 7 403 0
21 IOWA 19 - 5 399 0
22 VIRGINIA TECH 18 - 5 393 0
23 IOWA STATE 18 - 6 280 0
24 MARYLAND 18 - 6 196 0
25 BUFFALO 20 - 3 170 0
Others Receiving Votes: Cincinnati (20-4) 76; Auburn (16-7) 35; Wofford (21-4) 22; Washington (19-5) 17; Lipscomb (20-4) 6; TCU (17-6) 5; Texas (14-10) 3; Clemson (15-8) 1