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Kentucky up five spots in new USA Today Coaches Poll

Kentucky may have only moved up two spots in the AP Poll, but Saturday’s win over Louisville earned them a bigger boost in the new USA Today Coaches Poll. The Cats are up five spots to No. 14.

Louisville dropped from No. 4 to No. 8. Gonzaga remains No. 1, but the rest of the top five is all shook up. Check out the full poll below:

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS PREV RANK
1 Gonzaga 13-1 798 (30) 1
2 Duke 11-1 753 (1) 3
3 Kansas 10-2 730 (1) 5
4 Baylor 9-1 639 6
5 Ohio St. 11-2 621 2
6 Oregon 11-2 619 7
7 Auburn 12-0 578 8
8 Louisville 11-2 570 4
9 Villanova 9-2 507 9
10 Butler 12-1 489 11
11 Memphis 11-1 461 10
12 San Diego St. 13-0 382 14
13 Michigan 10-3 357 15
14 Kentucky 9-3 348 19
15 Maryland 11-2 341 12
16 Michigan St 10-3 316 16
17 West Virginia 11-1 311 23
18 Dayton 10-2 291 18
19 Virginia 10-2 280 13
20 Florida State 11-2 244 17
21 Penn St. 11-2 125 21
22 Texas Tech 9-3 112 22
23 Wichita St. 11-1 82 25
24 Arizona 10-3 74 24
25 Iowa 10-3 62 NR

Schools Dropped Out: No. 20 Washington

Others Receiving Votes: Washington 38; Utah St. 38; Xavier 34; Northern Iowa 28; Marquette 27; Colorado 27; St. Mary’s 21; Purdue 20; Creighton 15; DePaul 14; Arkansas 14; Seton Hall 13; North Carolina 7; Houston 6; VCU 3; Florida 3; Liberty 2.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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