Gonzaga remains entrenched at No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll in its bid to go wire-to-wire. The Zags received 61 of 63 first-place votes from a media panel as they attempt to become the first wire-to-wire No. 1 since Kentucky in 2014-15. Baylor had two first-place votes and moved back into the No. 2 slot after dropping a spot last week. Illinois, Michigan and Iowa rounded out the top 5. No. 8 Arkansas is in the top 10 for the first time since reaching No. 1 in 1994-95.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Gonzaga (61)24-015731
2. Baylor (2)21-115103
3. Illinois20-614384
4. Michigan19-313822
5. Iowa20-713145
6. Alabama21-612398
7. Houston21-311739
8. Arkansas21-5104612
9. Ohio St.18-810327
10. West Virginia18-89196
11. Kansas19-887313
12. Oklahoma St.18-785117
13. Texas17-780215
14. Villanova16-572910
15. Florida St.15-568711
16. Virginia17-653121
17. Creighton18-751014
18. Loyola Chicago24-448820
19. San Diego St.20-446219
20. Texas Tech17-938918
20. Purdue18-838923
22. Virginia Tech15-526622
23. Colorado20-720924
24. Southern Cal21-6175-
25. Oklahoma14-917216

Others receiving votes: BYU 93, Oregon 67, UConn 53, Clemson 25, Wisconsin 24, Tennessee 14, Wichita St. 13, St. Bonaventure 11, Winthrop 7, VCU 4, LSU 2, San Diego 1, Michigan St. 1, UC Santa Barbara 1.