College basketball rankings: Kentucky jumps into the top 5 in the AP Top 25 Poll; Tennessee again No. 1
With Michigan and Michigan State losing, a spot opened up and red-hot UK took advantage
There is no change in the top four of the latest AP Top 25, but Kentucky gets back into the top five for the first time since the preseason poll had UK at No. 2.
Kentucky pushes up in light of Florida on Saturday.over
Nevada is right behind UK at No. 6. The biggest jumps in this week's poll: Iowa (No. 20), which was unranked last week; Wisconsin (No. 19), up five spots. The Hawkeyes won at home Friday night over Michigan, which slipped to No. 7 this week. The Badgers have won five straight, most recently on Friday against Maryland. The Terrapins are still ranked but fall from 21 to 24 in this week's rankings.
The other team new to this week's rankings: Cincinnati. The Bearcats are under the radar no more, sitting with a 19-3 record and are the second AAC team in the rankings, joining Houston. Those two will square off on Sunday in the biggest conference game of the season.
AP Top 25 Poll
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