12/5 A.P. Men’s College Basketball Poll

Notre Dame's V.J. Beachem (3) celebrates after a 3-pointer during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Iowa Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin)

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 4, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
Record      Pts  Prv
1.  Villanova  (57)              8-0      1613      2
2.  UCLA  (2)                          9-0      1478    11
3.  Kansas                              7-1      1458      4
4.  Baylor  (6)                      8-0      1437      9
5.  Duke                                  8-1      1389      5
6.  Kentucky                          7-1      1274      1
7.  North  Carolina              8-1      1234      3
8.  Gonzaga                            8-0      1198      8
  9.  Indiana                            7-1      1103    13
10.  Creighton                        8-0      1003    10
11.  Louisville                      7-1        901    14
12.  Saint  Mary’s  (Cal)      6-0        899    12
13.  Xavier                              7-1        784      7
14.  Virginia                          7-1        758      6
15.  West  Virginia                6-1        729    25
16.  Butler                              8-0        691    18
17.  Wisconsin                        7-2        655    17
18.  Purdue                              6-2        485    15
19.  South  Carolina              8-0        476    20
20.  Arizona                            6-2        320    16
21.  Florida                            7-1        285    24
22.  Cincinnati                      7-1        258      —
23.  Notre  Dame                      8-0        197      —
24.  Oregon                              7-2        175    23
25.  Iowa  St.                          5-2          95    19
Others receiving votes: Syracuse 45, Southern Cal 43, Ohio St. 40, TCU 33, Florida St. 18, Virginia Tech 11, California 10, Maryland 9, Valparaiso 7, Wichita St. 5, Temple 3, Michigan St. 3, Minnesota 1, IPFW 1, UNC Wilmington 1.