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BYU up spot in AP basketball poll

BYU up spot in AP basketball poll



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PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Brigham Young is up one spot in the latest AP men's basketball poll.

The Cougars are ranked No. 20 after spending last week at No. 21.

BYU is off to a 10-2 start and has the longest home winning streak in the nation. The Cougars visit Boise State on Saturday.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through December 23rd, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

                         Record   Pts  Pvs
 1. North Carolina (47)   11-0  1,774   1 
 2. Memphis (24)          10-0  1,740   2 
 3. Kansas (1)            12-0  1,668   3 
 4. Washington St.        11-0  1,481   7 
 5. UCLA                  11-1  1,452   8 
 6. Pittsburgh            11-0  1,408  11 
 7. Michigan St.          11-1  1,396   9 
 8. Georgetown             8-1  1,245   5 
 9. Texas                 11-1  1,241   4 
10. Duke                  10-1  1,158   6 
11. Tennessee             11-1  1,086  12 
12. Marquette              9-1  1,076  10 
13. Indiana               10-1    940  13 
14. Texas A&M             11-1    898  14 
15. Vanderbilt            11-0    675  17 
16. Butler                11-1    634  16 
17. Arizona                9-2    575  19 
18. Villanova              9-1    507  20 
19. Miami                 11-0    443  22 
20. BYU                   10-2    383  21 
21. Clemson               10-1    331  15 
22. Mississippi           11-0    241   -- 
23. West Virginia         10-1    240  24 
24. Southern Cal           8-3    181  25 
25. Rhode Island          11-1    133   --

Others receiving votes: Stanford 132, Gonzaga 120, Dayton 84, Saint Mary's, Calif. 51, Wisconsin 23, Xavier 14, Florida 13, Oregon 12, Virginia 9, Baylor 8, Massachusetts 6, Arizona St. 5, Creighton 4, Houston 4, Drake 3, Sam Houston St. 3, Louisville 2, American U. 1.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) APTV-12-24-07 1143MST

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