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NCAA Basketball Rankings: AP Top 25 Poll Has No Pac-10 Teams

The latest Associated Press college basketball poll is out, and the Pac-10 conference is not to be found anywhere in the top 25. The USC Trojans lost by two on the road at Kansas, which remained ranked third in the AP poll. In the Wooden Classic, the UCLA Bruins beat BYU, which was ranked 16th but is now ranked 23rd. The win by the Bruins was just the third in 15 attempts this season by the Pac-10 against AP top 25 teams. USC plays at No. 19 Tennessee Tuesday night. Here is the full AP top 25:

  1. Duke
  2. Ohio State
  3. Kansas
  4. Connecticut
  5. Syracuse
  6. Pittsburgh
  7. San Diego State
  8. Villanova
  9. Missouri
  10. Georgetown
  11. Kansas State
  12. Michigan State
  13. Kentucky
  14. Purdue
  15. Baylor
  16. Memphis
  17. Minnesota
  18. Texas
  19. Tennessee
  20. Florida
  21. Illinois
  22. Notre Dame
  23. Brigham Young
  24. UCF
  25. Texas A&M

In last week's poll, the Washington Huskies were ranked 28th, the Arizona Wildcats were ranked 33rd, and the Washington State Cougars were tied for 36th. This week, the Pac-10 teams in the "others receiving votes" section are Washington (27th), Arizona (36th), and Washington State (39th).

For more Los Angeles college basketball news, be sure to read the SB Nation blogs for UCLA (Bruins Nation) and USC (Conquest Chronicles).