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Arizona guard Rawle Alkins, right, shoots as UCLA guard Bryce Alford defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, in Los Angeles. Arizona won 96-85. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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1) Villanova Wildcats(19-1)- The Wildcats have multiple wins over top 25 teams, and their lone loss was a close one at Butler.

2) Kansas Jayhawks(18-1)- The Jayhawks have now won 18 straight since a season-opening loss.

3) Kentucky Wildcats(17-2)- The Cats have won seven straight since a loss at Louisville.

4) Gonzaga Bulldogs(19-0)- They have a very real shot at an undefeated season.

5) Arizona Wildcats(18-2)- The Wildcats are hot and if you don’t believe me just ask UCLA.

6) Baylor Bears(18-1)- The Bears are back on track after the loss to West Virginia.

7) UCLA Bruins(19-2)- The Bruins are now 1-2 against ranked opponents.

8) Florida State Seminoles(18-2)- This team is no fluke, they have achieved this record against quality opposition.

9) Butler Bulldogs(17-3)- Needed overtime to beat DePaul, but Butler is a quality team that could make a run during March Madness.

10) Oregon Ducks(18-2)- The Ducks are on a sixteen game win streak.

11) Notre Dame Fighting Irish(17-3)- The Irish have lost three games to quality teams and own a win over Louisville.

12) North Carolina Tar Heels(18-3)- The Heel’s are set up to make a run at an ACC title.

13) Virginia Cavaliers(15-3)- The Cavs head into a big road game at Notre Dame this week.

14) Louisville Cardinals(16-4)- The Cardinals are  1-1 since Quintin Snider was sidelined with an injury.

15) Duke Blue Devils(15-4)- The Blue Devils got a badly needed win against Miami.

16) Wisconsin Badgers(16-3)- The Badgers are tied atop the Big Ten standings with Maryland.

17) West Virginia Mountaineers(15-4)- The Mountaineers have now lost two in a row.

18) Cincinnati Bearcats(17-2)- The Bearcats have now won 10 in a row.

19) Creighton Blue Jays(18-2)- The loss of Maurice Watson may be too much for this team to overcome.

20) Purdue Boilermakers(16-4)- The Boilermakers seemed to be headed back in the right direction after a rough patch.

21) South Carolina Gamecocks(15-4)- Got hammered by Kentucky on Saturday.

22) Xavier Musketeers(15-4)- The Muskies have hit the toughest part of their schedule, and they have not handled it very well.

23) Florida Gators(14-5)- Let’s face it they are chasing South Carolina and second place in the SEC. A SEC title is out of the question for everybody but Kentucky.

24) Maryland Terrapins(17-2)- The Terps are tied atop the Big Ten standings with Wisconsin.

25) Iowa State Cyclones(12-6)- This team is better than their record would indicate.