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College Basketball AP Poll, Week 14: Dayton rises to No. 19, Shockers down to 25

Dayton moved up to No. 19 with a dominating win against George Mason, while Wichita State's loss dropped the Shockers to No. 25.

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Six teams split the No. 1 votes this week, with Villanova grabbing the lion's share in order to move to the No. 1 spot in the latest AP Poll. The Wildcats received 32 of the 65 first place votes.

The Maryland Terrapins (13 No. 1), Oklahoma Sooners (7), Iowa Hawkeyes (11) and Xavier Musketeers round out the top five teams. Kansas at No. 6, and Virginia at No. 7 each received a single first-place vote.

With its win over George Mason this week, the Dayton Flyers moved up to No. 19 in the latest poll. They face Duquesne and Rhode Island this week.

Wichita State's Saturday night loss to Illinois State dropped the Shockers to No. 25 overall. They squeezed in ahead of South Carolina, who fell out of the poll. Wichita state will face Drake and Northern Iowa in the coming week.\

Also receiving votes this week were Gonzaga (10), VCU (10), Valparaiso (9), Stony Brook (8), St. Mary's (6), St. Joseph's (5), UNCW (4), Hawaii (3), Chattanooga (2), George Washington (2), and Monmouth (1).

Here is the complete AP Poll for Week 14:

AP Top 25 Week 14

RANK TEAM RECORD PTS PRV
1 Villanova Wildcats (32) 20-3 1,566 3
2 Maryland Terrapins (13) 21-3 1,499 4
3 Oklahoma Sooners (7) 19-3 1,472 1
4 Iowa Hawkeyes (11) 19-4 1,471 5
5 Xavier Musketeers 21-2 1,382 6
6 Kansas Jayhawks (1) 19-4 1,311 7
7 Virginia Cavaliers (1) 19-4 1,223 9
8 Michigan State Spartans 20-4 1,144 10
9 North Carolina Tar Heels 19-4 1,136 2
10 West Virginia Mountaineers 19-4 1,082 14
11 Oregon Ducks 20-4 905 16
12 Miami Hurricanes 18-4 826 17
13 Louisville Cardinals 19-4 819 19
14 Iowa State Cyclones 17-6 781 13
15 Texas A&M Aggies 18-5 663 8
16 SMU Mustangs 20-2 593 12
17 Arizona Wildcats 19-5 497 23
18 Purdue Boilermakers 19-5 456 18
19 Dayton Flyers 19-3 413 24
20 Providence Friars 18-6 349 11
21 Baylor Bears 17-6 333 15
22 Kentucky Wildcats 17-6 228 20
23 USC Trojans 18-5 225 NR
24 Texas Longhorns 16-7 199 NR
25 Wichita State Shockers 17-6 132 21
Also Receiving Votes: South Carolina 128, Indiana 91, Notre Dame 75, San Diego State 22, Duke 14, Seton Hall 14, Gonzaga 10, LSU 10, VCU 10, Valparaiso 9, Stony Brook 8, Saint Mary's 6, Saint Joseph's 5, UNC Wilmington 4, Hawaii 3, Utah 3, Chattanooga 2, Connecticut 2, George Washington 2, Michigan 1, Monmouth 1
Dropped Out: Indiana 22, South Carolina 25