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College basketball rankings: Gonzaga holds strong at No. 5

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No changes in the top 10.

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There was zero movement in the top 10 in the latest AP poll, which means the Gonzaga Bulldogs are still your No. 5 team.

AP Poll - Week 11

rank team points previous
rank team points previous
1 Duke (36) 1,558 1
2 Michigan (9) 1,497 2
3 Tennessee (13) 1,482 3
4 Virginia (6) 1,473 4
5 Gonzaga 1,315 5
6 Michigan State 1,292 6
7 Kansas 1,188 7
8 Texas Tech 1,157 8
9 Virginia Tech 1,091 9
10 Nevada 1,015 10
11 Florida State 918 13
12 Kentucky 790 18
13 North Carolina 678 12
14 Auburn 669 11
15 Marquette 668 21
16 Buffalo 625 19
17 North Carolina State 586 15
18 Mississippi 501 NR
19 Maryland 412 NR
20 Oklahoma 394 23
21 Houston 387 17
22 Villanova 300 NR
23 Iowa 172 NR
24 Mississippi State 154 14
25 Indiana 166 22
Others receiving votes:Louisville 112, Nebraska 36, Ohio St. 34, Wisconsin 31, Iowa St. 20, UCF 17, Purdue 16, Kansas St 14, St. John’s 12, TCU 12, Murray St. 9, Washington 8, Arizona 8, LSU 7, Seton Hall 6, South Carolina 6, Temple 5, Minnesota 3, Wofford 2, Cincinnati 2, Florida 1, Hofstra 1.

The Zags are coming off a dominating win over Pacific and a thrilling win over San Francisco on the road. That said, as is the case with WCC play, the Zags will only rise in the rankings if the team ahead of them loses. No such luck quite yet.

Elsewhere around the polls, the only real interesting nugget of information is the Washington Huskies are now receiving votes. The Huskies are undefeated in the dumpster fire that is Pac 12 basketball this year, and the Zags own a narrow two-point win over Washington. Their success equals a better statement for the Zags come Selection Sunday.

There will be some movement in the polls next week potentially. No. 4 Virginia plays No. 1 Duke on the road on Saturday. There is quite the gulf between Virginia and Gonzaga in terms of points and votes, so, most likely, a Virginia loss to Duke, unless it is a catastrophic one, shouldn’t ding them too bad.