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Purdue became the first team in men's college basketball this season to notch consecutive victories over ranked opponents over the weekend and was one of the biggest risers in Monday's Coaches Poll as a result, moving up three spots from No. 7 to No. 4 on Monday in the first in-season iteration of the poll. 

The Boilermakers jumped Michigan, Texas and Villanova on the heels of victories over No. 18 North Carolina and No. 5 Villanova to win a second consecutive Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic title. Baylor and Duke also jumped the trio to move to No. 5 and No. 6 in the poll, respectively. Alabama and Memphis both leapt into the top 10 with the Tide rising to No. 9 and the Tigers to No. 10.

In the first poll since the preseason, which was released on Oct. 27, Arizona took the crown as the biggest mover in the rankings. The Wildcats (5-0) claimed consecutive wins over Wichita State and Michigan over the weekend to rise from unranked to No. 19, the only team to rise more than eight spots. They are one of five newcomers to this week's top 25 along with BYU (No. 18), Seton Hall (No. 20), Florida (No. 24) and Southern California (No. 25).

Dropping out of the poll this week was Ohio State, Florida State, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia. Virginia is the only of the five to not receive any votes this week from coaches in the midst of a 2-2 start to the 2021-22 season. Oregon was the biggest faller to still maintain ranking status as it moved from No. 12 to No. 23.

Coaches Poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today coaches college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sunday, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

RankTeamRecordPointsPrev.
1Gonzaga4-07971
2UCLA4-07512
3Kansas3-07253
4Purdue5-06917
5Baylor4-06358
6Duke5-06249
7Villanova3-25464
8Texas3-14795
9Alabama4-047213
10Memphis4-044116
11Houston3-043114
12Arkansas3-035715
13Michigan3-23566
13Kentucky3-135611
15Illinois2-132110
16St. Bonaventure5-026124
17Tennessee3-122617
18Brigham Young4-0205NR
19Arizona5-0204NR
20Seton Hall3-0187NR
21Connecticut4-018323
22Auburn3-017422
23Oregon2-116812
24Florida3-0162NR
25Southern California3-092NR

Others receiving votes: Ohio St. 83; Virginia Tech 68; Texas Tech 68; Michigan St 50; North Carolina 45; Xavier 38; Indiana 37; Maryland 33; Florida State 33; Iowa 27; Marquette 13; Loyola-Chicago 12; Louisiana State 12; Colorado St. 11; Utah St. 10; West Virginia 7; Notre Dame 3; Drake 3; San Francisco 2; Central Florida 1.