AP college basketball top 25 poll released for Week 12 – Jan. 20, 2014

The AP Top 25 Poll for Week 12 of the college basketball season has been released for Week 12.

Once again Arizona and Syracuse find themselves atop the rankings at No. 1 and No. 2, respectively. Michigan State moved up one spot to No. 3, which was previously occupied by Wisconsin. The Badgers fell to No. 9.

Villanova jumped two spots, from No. 6 to No. 4. Wichita State rounds out the top five again this week.

Michigan and Kansas State each jumped into the top 25, at No. 21 and No. 22, respectively.

Following is a complete run down of this week’s rankings:

  1. Arizona (1, previous rank)
  2. Syracuse (2)
  3. Michigan State (4)
  4. Villanova (6)
  5. Wichita State (5)
  6. Florida (7)
  7. San Diego State (10)
  8. Kansas (15)
  9. Wisconsin (3)
  10. Iowa (14)
  11. Oklahoma State (9)
  12. Louisville (18)
  13. Massachusetts (16)
  14. Kentucky (13)
  15. Cincinnati (19)
  16. Iowa State (8)
  17. Ohio State (11)
  18. Duke (23)
  19. Saint Louis (24)
  20. Pittsburgh (22)
  21. Michigan (NR)
  22. Kansas State (NR)
  23. Memphis (17)
  24. Baylor (12)
  25. Oklahoma (25)