KU climbs one spot in AP hoops poll

   The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 17, 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. Duke (52)          4-0   1608   2
 2. Louisville (8)     4-0   1501   4
 3. Michigan St. (4)   2-1   1496   3
 4. Kansas             2-1   1389   5
 5. North Carolina     3-0   1262   6
 6. Maryland           3-0   1240   7
 7. Virginia (1)       3-0   1232   9
 8. Gonzaga            4-0   1227   8
 9. Kentucky           2-1   1110   1
10. Ohio St.           3-0   1006  16
11. Oregon             4-0    998  14
12. Texas Tech         3-0    947  11
13. Seton Hall         3-1    837  12
14. Arizona            4-0    644  19
15. Utah St.           4-0    619  17
16. Memphis            3-1    574  13
17. Villanova          2-1    560  10
18. Xavier             4-0    463  21
19. Auburn             4-0    420  22
20. Tennessee          3-0    402   --
21. VCU                4-0    365   --
22. Texas              4-0    238   --
23. Colorado           2-0    208  25
24. Baylor             2-1    179  24
25. Washington         2-1    150  20

   Others receiving votes: Florida St. 91, Florida 67, LSU 61, Saint Mary's 55, Evansville 43, Oklahoma 29, Vermont 11, Michigan 11, Marquette 11, Purdue 11, Butler 10, Mississippi St. 9, Virginia Tech 7, West Virginia 6, Providence 5, Wisconsin 5, Liberty 4, Arkansas 3, Missouri 2, UConn 2, Southern Cal 2, New Mexico 2, San Diego St. 2, Dayton 1.