Villanova (22-1) stayed in the top spot after posting big home wins over Creighton and Seton Hall. UVA (22-1) held at #2 after a home win over Louisville and a win at Syracuse over the weekend. Purdue (23-2) is third after beating Maryland at home and surviving a scare at Rutgers.
Michigan State (22-3) is fourth, and Xavier (21-3) is fifth.
Duke (19-4) dropped five spots to ninth after losing to St. John’s, which had lost 11 straight. Clemson (19-4) jumped four spots to 16th after winning at home against North Carolina and beating Wake Forest on the road.
North Carolina (17-7) dropped two spots to 21st. Miami (17-5) re-entered the rankings after wins over Pitt and Virginia Tech.