College Basketball Coaches Poll: Duke remains No. 1, USC, Louisville tumble

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Duke remained the No. 1 team in the latest Coaches Poll, receiving 30 of a possible 32 first-place votes.

Kansas, who slotted in at No. 2, and Michigan State, who stayed put at No. 3, each received a single first-place vote.

Three SEC teams remained ranked in the top 10 – No. 5 Florida, No. 7 Kentucky and No. 9 Texas A&M – while the highest-ranked program in the Pac-12 is now No. 17 Arizona, as USC fell all the way to No. 25. They didn’t take the biggest plunge of the week, however, as Louisville fell all the way out of the poll.

Here is the full coaches poll:

1. Duke (30 first-place votes)
2. Kansas (1)
3. Michigan State (1)
4. Villanova
5. Florida
6. Wichita State
7. Kentucky
8. Notre Dame
9. Texas A&M
10. North Carolina
11. Miami
12. Virginia
13. Gonzaga
14. Xavier
15. Minnesota
16. West Virginia
17. Cincinnati
17. Arizona State
19. Seton Hall
20. TCU
21. Purdue
22. Baylor
23. UCLA
24. Nevada
25. USC