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2021 AP Week 1 Poll: Villanova drops to #12.

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Gonzaga strengthens hold on #1

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Georgetown v Villanova

Following Villanova’s first loss of the season to (now ranked #16) Virginia Tech, the Wildcats (2-1) have fallen to #12 in the newest AP Poll released on Monday. The ‘Cats also grabbed victories over Boston College and #25 Arizona State last week in Bubbleville.

Gonzaga tallied 57 of the 63 votes for the #1 spot as Baylor grabbed the remaining six to be ranked second. Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois round out the Top 5.

Duke, Kansas, Michigan State, the BIG EAST’s Creighton, and Houston round out the Top 10.

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Villanova was ranked outside of the Top 10 for twelve weeks last season.

Providence and UConn are also receiving votes to represent the Conference.

December 7, 2020 Poll

RANK TEAM PV RANK POINTS
RANK TEAM PV RANK POINTS
1 Gonzaga (3-0) 1 1,518 (54)
2 Baylor (3-0) 2 1,470 (7)
3 Iowa (3-0) 3 1,385
4 Michigan State (5-0) 8 1,296
5 Kansas (4-1) 7 1,195
6 Illinois (3-1) 5 1,104
7 Houston (4-0) 10 1,090
8 Creighton (3-0) 9 1,068
9 Villanova (4-1) 12 1,033
10 Duke (2-1) 6 954
11 West Virginia (4-1) 11 918
12 Tennessee (0-0) 13 767
13 Wisconsin (3-1) 4 750
13 Texas (4-1) 17 750
15 Virginia Tech (4-0) 16 688
16 North Carolina (3-1) 14 547
17 Texas Tech (4-1) 17 541
17 Virginia (3-1) 15 474
19 Richmond (2-0) 19 419
20 Florida State (1-0) 22 350
21 Rutgers (3-0) 24 293
22 Ohio State (3-0) 23 287
23 Arizona State (3-1) 25 218
24 San Diego State (4-0) 123
25 Louisville (4-0) 122
Michigan 107, Saint Louis 94, Florida 90, Indiana 40, Oregon 26, Oklahoma State 26, Marquette 22, Missouri 19, Connecticut 12, Xavier 9, Clemson 7, Alabama 5, Washington State 3, Maryland 2, UCLA 1, SMU 1, Oklahoma 1
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