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College basketball rankings: Another rumble at the top and Gonzaga is No. 15

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The Zags moved up four spots after another week of measurable movement.

NCAA Basketball: Gonzaga at Pepperdine Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

For the second-straight week, there was an earthquake in the top 10 of the AP poll, and we have virtually a brand new top three teams in the nation.

Michigan State dropped to No. 4 after losing to Ohio State last week. In its place, Villanova rose to the top spot, followed by West Virginia at No. 2, and Virginia at No. 3. Duke dropped down to No. 7 after losing to N.C. State. Arizona State (previously at No. 4) dropped out of the top 10 altogether.

All of this drama up high reverberated down low as well. The Zags found the room to rise four spots, moving up to No. 15 after wins over Pacific and Loyola Marymount. They were aided by losses from Arizona and Miami.

The Zags are still pretty largely all over the place, with a couple voters ranking them as high as No. 10, and a one confused soul ranking them as No. 24.

Here is the full poll for week 10.

AP Poll - Week 10

rank team points previous
rank team points previous
1 Villanova (52) 1,611 3
2 West Virginia (12) 1,559 6
3 Virginia (1) 1,438 8
4 Michigan State 1,390 1
5 Wichita State 1,225 9
5 Purdue 1,225 13
7 Duke 1,222 2
8 Texas Tech 1,174 18
9 Oklahoma 1,152 7
10 Xavier 1,050 5
11 Arizona State 1,036 4
12 Kansas 888 10
13 Seton Hall 759 21
14 Cincinnati 739 19
15 Gonzaga 676 19
16 TCU 621 16
17 Arizona 537 14
18 Miami 502 15
19 Clemson 465 25
20 North Carolina 423 12
21 Kentucky 314 17
22 Auburn 243 NR
23 Florida State 202 24
24 Tennessee 198 23
25 Creighton 160 NR