College basketball rankings: UCLA, Gonzaga move into top 10 of coaches poll

After an interesting Thanksgiving week of games, the college hoops coaches poll has a lot of volalility to go around. The Wildcats -- Kentucky and Villanova -- stay atop the poll, but plenty of shifting elsewhere.

Gonzaga jumps into the top 10, as does UCLA, which moved from 13th to ninth. Indiana falls to No. 10 after its loss to Fort Wayne. Biggest jumps? Baylor and Butler. Bears and Bulldogs are both unbeaten and boost into the rankings after not being there last week. Baylor is all the way up to No. 11, while Butler is 18th. Creighton also took a nice jump, from 18 to 12, thanks to its 6-0 start.

Oregon's fall from No. 8 to No. 20 is the biggest drop. Here's the poll:

1. Kentucky (6-0, 23 first-place votes)

2. Villanova (6-0, 5)

3. North Carolina (7-0, 2)

4. Duke (6-1, 2)

5. Kansas (5-1)

6. Virginia (6-0)

7. Xavier (6-0)

8. Gonzaga (6-0)

9. UCLA (7-0)

10. Indiana (4-1, 2)

11. Baylor (6-0)

12. Creighton (6-0)

13. Saint Mary's (5-0)

14. Louisville (5-1)

15. Arizona (5-1)

16. Purdue (5-1)

17. Wisconsin (5-2)

18. Butler (6-0)

19. West Virginia (4-1)

20. Oregon (4-2, 1)

21. Iowa State (5-1)

22. Maryland (7-0)

23. South Carolina (6-0)

24. Syracuse (4-1)

25. Rhode Island (5-1)

Also receiving votes: Florida 74; Notre Dame 64; Michigan 47; Michigan State 43; Cincinnati 18; Colorado 15; California 13; Texas A&M 13; Texas 10; Oklahoma State 9; Ohio State 7; Florida State 4; Miami (Fla.) 4; Oklahoma 3; Arkansas 2; Wichita State 2; Virginia Tech 1; Virginia Commonwealth 1; IP-Fort Wayne 1; Temple 1; Southern California 1.

Here's a breakdown of the poll by conference.

ACC: 5

Big Ten: 4

Big 12: 4

Big East: 4

Pac-12: 3

West Coast: 2

SEC: 2

Atlantic 10: 1

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Matt Norlander is a national award-winning senior writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his eighth season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics,... Full Bio

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