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AP Poll Week 3: Northeastern Joins Others Getting Votes, Wichita State to No. 9

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Wichita State, Gonzaga and VCU, all moved up in the AP Poll this week while Northeastern sneaks into the others receiving votes after its upset of Florida State.

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Kentucky's early dominance has earned them the lion's share of the first place votes in this week's AP Poll. The Wildcats scored 62 of the 65 votes to remain firmly at No. 1.

Wisconsin grabbed the final three votes, and moved into a tie at No. 2 with Arizona. Duke and North Carolina round out the top five.

Wichita State moved up to No. 9 with Gonzaga following at No. 10. VCU gained a single spot to land at No. 14 in the poll.

Other mid-majors receiving votes were Northern Iowa, Rhode Island, UTEP, Dayton, BYU and Northeastern.

Here is the complete AP Top 25 poll for Week 3:

AP Top 25 Week 3

RANK TEAM (1st) POINTS PREV
1 Kentucky Wildcats (62) 1622 1
2 Wisconsin Badgers (3) 1493 3
2 Arizona Wildcats 1493 2
4 Duke Blue Devils 1473 4
5 North Carolina Tar Heels 1315 6
6 Louisville Cardinals 1220 7
7 Texas Longhorns 1185 10
8 Virginia Cavaliers 1166 9
9 Wichita State Shockers 1120 11
10 Gonzaga Bulldogs 1076 13
11 Kansas Jayhawks 982 5
12 Villanova Wildcats 913 12
13 Iowa State Cyclones 831 14
14 Virginia Commonwealth Rams 761 15
15 San Diego State Aztecs 735 16
16 Ohio State Buckeyes 557 20
17 Miami Hurricanes 524 NR
18 Florida Gators 457 8
19 Michigan Wolverines 402 24
20 Michigan State Spartans 400 19
21 West Virginia Mountaineers 345 NR
22 UCLA Bruins 177 NR
23 Creighton Bluejays 148 NR
24 Connecticut Huskies 145 17
25 Arkansas Razorbacks 129 NR
Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma (2-1) 109, Stanford (3-1) 80, Providence (5-0) 63, Utah (2-1) 38, Minnesota (3-1) 21, Northern Iowa (4-0) 17, Rhode Island (3-0) 16, Syracuse (3-1) 15, Oklahoma St (4-0) 14, Memphis (0-1) 10, Georgetown (3-0) 10, Baylor (3-0) 7, Indiana (4-0) 6, California (3-1) 5, Nebraska (2-1) 5, Illinois (3-0) 5, Cincinnati (3-0) 4, NC State (4-0) 4, Wyoming (3-0) 4, UTEP (2-0) 3, Maryland (3-0) 3, Dayton (3-1) 3, BYU (3-0) 2, Northeastern (4-0) 1, Xavier (3-0) 1