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Notre Dame reached the No. 4  spot on the most recent AP top 25 poll, it’s the teams highest ranking since December 1980.

Ohio State and Kansas are 1-2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for a second straight week.

The Big Ten champion Buckeyes are No. 1 for a fifth week overall and haven’t been ranked lower than second since December. They received 52 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday.

Kansas was No. 1 on the other ballots.

Pittsburgh moved up one spot to third and was followed by Notre Dame, Duke, North Carolina, San Diego State, BYU, Purdue and Texas.

West Virginia and Cincinnati are among four newcomers this week and are part of a record nine Big East teams in the Top 25. The Big East had nine teams in for one week in January 2009 and for one week this January.

1) Ohio State (52) 29-2
2) Kansas (13) 29-2
3) Pittsburgh 27-4
4) Notre Dame 25-5
5) Duke 27-4
6) North Carolina 24-6
7) San Diego State 29-2
8) Brigham Young 28-3
9) Purdue 25-6
10) Texas 25-6
11) Syracuse 25-6
12) Florida 24-6
13) Wisconsin 23-7
14) Louisville 23-8
15) Kentucky 22-8
16) Arizona 25-6
17) St. John’s 20-10
18) Xavier 24-6
19) Kansas State 22-9
20) West Virginia 20-10
21) Connecticut 21-9
22) Georgetown 21-9
23) Utah State 28-3
24) Temple 24-6
25) Cincinnati 24-7

Others Receiving Votes: Texas A&M (23-7), Vanderbilt (21-9), Villanova (21-10), UCLA (22-9), UNLV (23-7), Missouri (22-9), George Mason (26-6), Old Dominion (26-6), Alabama (20-10), Belmont (30-4), Butler (22-9), Gonzaga (23-9), St. Mary’s (24-7), Virginia Commonwealth (23-10), UAB (22-7), Harvard (23-5).

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