With a little help from our friends at Wisconsin, Iowa and UMass, the University of Kentucky basketball team is up three spots to No. 11 in this week’s Associated Press college basketball poll.
Arizona received all but two of the 65 first place votes, ahead of Syracuse at No. 2. Two-loss Florida moved ahead of undefeated Wichita State to that dangerous No. 3 spot in the Top 25, where teams are 1-5 in the last three weeks.
UK’s RPI took a slight hit with Michigan State falling to No. 7 and Baylor dropping out of the rankings. Louisville is No. 12 behind the Cats.