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College Basketball Rankings January 29: Purdue Holds at No. 3

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Yep, we’re still waiting for Virginia and Villanova to lose.

NCAA Basketball: Purdue at Indiana Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Last week Purdue trailed Virginia by 38 votes for the No. 2 spot in the AP Poll and Villanova by 124 for the No. 1 spot. Both Virginia and Purdue had a single first place vote. Well, all three teams won twice this week, with Virginia grabbing the best win amongst everyone by beating #4 Duke in Cameron.

As a result, Virginia picks up some ground this week on Villanova and gains a little separation from Purdue. Purdue gains some separation from Duke, however.

  1. Villanova (47) 1,607
  2. Virginia (17) 1,572
  3. Purdue (1) 1,501
  4. Duke 1,372
  5. Michigan State 1,347
  6. Xavier 1,278
  7. Kansas 1,224
  8. Cincinnati 1,208
  9. Arizona 1,103
  10. Texas Tech 987
  11. Auburn 882
  12. Oklahoma 840
  13. St. Mary’s 753
  14. Gonzaga 750
  15. West Virginia 709
  16. Wichita State 635
  17. Ohio State 566
  18. Tennessee 512
  19. North Carolina 470
  20. Clemson 414
  21. Kentucky 344
  22. Rhode Island 327
  23. Florida 172
  24. Michigan 103
  25. Arizona State 100

Here is the coaches poll:

  1. Villanova (22) 765
  2. Virginia (8) 751
  3. Purdue (1) 716
  4. Michigan State 637
  5. Duke 621
  6. Xavier 610
  7. Kansas 601
  8. Cincinnati 593
  9. Arizona 469
  10. Texas Tech 438
  11. West Virginia 408
  12. Gonzaga 358
  13. Auburn 336
  14. St. Mary’s 334
  15. Oklahoma 327
  16. Wichita State 309
  17. North Carolina 268
  18. Ohio State 255
  19. Tennessee 238
  20. Clemson 226
  21. Rhode Island 190
  22. Kentucky 151
  23. Arizona State 94
  24. Florida 86
  25. Michigan 71