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2021 AP Week 3 Poll: Villanova up to #7

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Following a one-game, one-win week, Villanova has been bumped up to #7 by the AP Writers in the recent polls released on Monday for the Wildcats’ victory over Georgetown on Friday to start the Conference Season.

Gonzaga tallied 54 of the 63 votes for the #1 spot as Baylor grabbed the five and Iowa tallied one for the Top 3. Michigan State and Kansas round out the Top 5.

Houston (at #6) is also ahead of ‘Nova; West Virginia, Creighton and Tennessee round out the Top 10.

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Villanova will host Butler on Wednesday and then will face #17 Virginia at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

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

December 14 AP Poll

Rank School Record Points
Rank School Record Points
1 Gonzaga (54) 3-0 1,541
2 Baylor (7) 4-0 1,491
3 Iowa (1) 6-0 1,427
4 Michigan State 6-0 1,307
5 Kansas 6-1 1,289
6 Houston 4-0 1,169
7 Villanova 5-1 1,163
8 West Virginia 6-1 1,113
9 Creighton 4-1 1,037
10 Tennessee 2-0 941
11 Texas 5-1 873
12 Wisconsin 4-1 846
13 Illinois 4-2 742
14 Texas Tech 6-1 669
15 Florida State 3-0 619
16 Missouri 5-0 491
17 Virginia 3-1 456
18 San Diego State 5-0 455
19 Rutgers 4-0 396
20 Ohio State 5-0 392
21 Duke 2-2 345
22 North Carolina 4-2 328
23 Louisville 4-0 164
24 Clemson 5-0 156
25 Michigan 6-0 142
Others receiving votes: Richmond 140, Saint Louis 121, Virginia Tech 115, Xavier 55, Oklahoma State 48, Oregon 31, Indiana 22, Florida 18, Arizona State 13, UCLA 9, Connecticut 7, Arizona 5, Syracuse 4, Georgia 4, Arkansas 4, SMU 1, Minnesota 1
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