(AP) — Baylor kept its firm hold on No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men’s college basketball poll with few changes at the top and no new teams entering the latest rankings. The reigning national champion Bears earned all 61 first-place votes for the third time in four weeks to easily outdistance No. 2 Duke. No. 9 Auburn climbed into the top 10 for the first time this season. No. 16 Providence rose five spots in the week's biggest jump. No. 24 Seton Hall had the biggest tumble by falling nine spots. LSU, Tennessee and Iowa State also fell.

RecordPtsPrv
1. Baylor (61)13-015251
2. Duke11-114472
3. Purdue12-113763
4. Gonzaga11-213364
5. UCLA8-112875
6. Kansas11-112376
7. Southern Cal12-010157
8. Arizona11-110139
9. Auburn12-197611
10. Michigan St.12-293410
11. Iowa St.12-18968
12. Houston12-284912
13. Ohio St.9-281913
14. Texas11-264017
15. Alabama10-358919
16. Kentucky11-256018
16. Providence13-156021
18. Tennessee9-351914
19. Villanova9-443722
20. Colorado St.10-038620
21. LSU12-137116
22. Xavier11-227023
23. Wisconsin10-222124
24. Seton Hall9-317415
25. Texas Tech10-214225

Others receiving votes: Illinois 74, Oklahoma 71, Loyola Chicago 40, UConn 39, West Virginia 6, Iowa 5, Minnesota 3, San Francisco 3, Davidson 3, Creighton 2.