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A wacky week in men's college basketball that saw five ranked teams take a tumble guaranteed a shakeup in the AP Top 25 poll, and a shakeup is indeed what we got. There is one new team in the latest top 10, two new entries in the rankings and some major movers among teams that entered the season as true contenders.

The top of the AP poll stayed the same, with Baylor repeating as No. 1 and Duke and Purdue holding firm at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Gonzaga moved up one spot to No. 4 and UCLA took Gonzaga's old spot with a one-spot drop to No. 5. But deeper in the poll there was plenty of movement.

No team saw its ranking tumble quicker than Villanova this week as part of the new-look rankings, a the Wildcats fell from No. 9 to nearly out -- dropping 14 spots to No. 23.  The Wildcats' 79-59 loss to the Bluejays last week came after a 57-36 loss to Baylor, the first time since 1998-99 that they've lost consecutive games by at least 20. Villanova opened the preseason No. 4 in the poll but its bumpy start got worse this week when it fell to Baylor and Creighton in consecutive road games by a combined 41 points. The Wildcats' 7-4 start is the program's worst since the 2012-13 season.

Alabama, another team that opened the season with high expectations, also took a dip this week despite a relatively strong start to its season. The 9-2 Crimson Tide fell from No. 6 to No. 10 after falling on the road to unranked Memphis and struggling at home to close out Jacksonville State.

AP Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' 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:

RANKTEAMRECORDPOINTSPREVIOUS
1Baylor (60)10-01,5241
2Duke10-11,4452
3Purdue10-11,3603
4Gonzaga9-21,3135
5UCLA9-11,2944
6Arizona (1)11-012308
7Kansas9-112107
8USC12-093710
9Iowa State11-092611
10Alabama9-28976
11Michigan State9-282212
12Auburn10-178213
13Houston10-278014
14Ohio State8-274415
15Seton Hall9-269316
16Texas8-256917
17LSU11-054219
18Xavier11-146922
19Tennessee8-244718
20Kentucky8-242821
21Colorado State10-032823
22Providence11-1266NR
23Villanova7-42229
24Wisconsin9-2182NR
25Texas Tech8-28625

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 65, West Virginia 57, UConn 55, Illinois 49, Loyola Chicago 42, Michigan 9, Arkansas 9, BYU 8, North Carolina 7, San Francisco 6, Wake Forest 5, Virginia Tech 4, Oklahoma State 4, Iowa 3, Minnesota 3, Creighton 2, Memphis 1