Gonzaga the new #1 in AP basketball poll

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 The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 24, 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. Gonzaga (44)    27-2   1569   2
 2. Virginia (15)   24-2   1513   3
 3. Duke (3)        24-3   1502   1
 4. Kentucky (2)    23-4   1418   4
 5. North Carolina  22-5   1326   8
 6. Michigan St.    23-5   1232  10
 7. Tennessee       24-3   1190   5
 8. Houston         26-1   1145   9
 9. Michigan        24-4   1057   7
10. Marquette       23-4   1019  11
11. Texas Tech      22-5    938  14
12. Nevada          25-2    883   6
13. LSU             22-5    836  13
14. Purdue          20-7    820  15
15. Kansas          20-7    580  12
16. Kansas St.      21-6    559  23

17. Maryland        21-7    549  24
18. Florida St.     21-6    501  16
19. Wisconsin       19-8    466  22
20. Virginia Tech   21-6    392  20
21. Buffalo         24-3    288  25
22. Iowa            21-6    278  21
23. Cincinnati      23-4    263   --
24. Wofford         24-4    112   --
25. Washington      22-5     92   --

   Others receiving votes: Louisville 90, Villanova 63, Iowa St. 58, Mississippi St. 28, Auburn 16, Baylor 10, VCU 4, Old Dominion 2, New Mexico St. 1.