NCAA College Basketball Rankings: Three Big East Teams In Top 10

Three Big East teams are in the top 10 in this week's USA Today/ESPN NCAA College Basketball Rankings poll. Pittsburgh (5-0) is No. 5, Villanova (4-0) is No. 7 and Syracuse (4-0) is No. 10.

Georgetown gives the Big East four teams in the Top 25. The Hoyas (5-0) are ranked 16th.

Duke remains the No. 1 team in the country. The 3-0 Blue Devils received 29 of a possible 31 first-place votes. Michigan State (2-0) is No. 2 and received the other two first-place votes. Ohio State is No. 3 and Kansas State No. 4in the coaches' poll.

North Carolina, No. 8 a week ago, fell all the way to No. 25 after a pair of early-season losses in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Tournament.

Here are the complete rankings, with last week's ranking in parenthesis.

1. Duke (1)
2. Michigan State (2)
3. Ohio State (5)
4. Kansas State (3)
5. Pittsburgh (4)
6. Kansas (6)
7. Villanova (7)
8. Purdue (9)
9. Kentucky (13)
10. Syracuse (11)
11. Washington (15)
12. Missouri (14)
13. Baylor (17)
14. Florida (10)
15. Memphis (19)
16. Georgetown (21)
17. Minnesota (NR)
18. Gonzaga (12)
19. Illinois (16)
20. Temple (20)
21. Texas (22)
22. San Diego State (NR)
23. Butler (18)
24. Tennessee (23)
25. North Carolina (8)

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