Purdue climbs to no. 3 in new A.P. poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 14, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
Record Pts Prv
1. Villanova (63) 16-1 1623 1
2. Virginia (1) 16-1 1527 3
3. Purdue (1) 17-2 1411 5
4. Oklahoma 14-2 1371 9
5. Duke 15-2 1319 7
6. West Virginia 15-2 1304 2
7. Wichita St. 15-2 1283 5
8. Texas Tech 15-2 1276 8
9. Michigan St. 16-3 1062 4
10. Kansas 14-3 1032 12
11. Xavier 16-3 928 10
12. Cincinnati 15-2 858 14
13. Gonzaga 16-3 829 15
14. Arizona 14-4 723 17
15. North Carolina 14-4 666 20
16. Arizona St. 14-3 639 11
17. Auburn 16-1 523 22
18. Kentucky 14-3 487 21
19. Seton Hall 15-3 455 13
20. Clemson 15-2 444 19
21. Tennessee 12-4 358 24
22. Ohio St. 15-4 276 —
23. Michigan 15-4 223 —
24. TCU 13-4 196 16
25. Miami 13-3 143 18
Others receiving votes: Creighton 56, Rhode Island 39, Florida St. 25, Nevada 23, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 19, New Mexico St. 4, Louisville 2, Florida 1.