KU ranked second in AP hoops poll

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The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 8, 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  Pvs

 1. Louisville (55)      9-0   1,591   1
 2. Kansas (4)           7-1   1,486   2
 3. Ohio St. (5)         9-0   1,464   6
 4. Maryland            10-0   1,428   3
 5. Michigan             8-1   1,286   4
 6. Gonzaga             10-1   1,235   9
 7. Duke                 9-1   1,232  10
 8. Kentucky             7-1   1,170   8
 9. Virginia             8-1   1,060   5
10. Oregon               7-2     905  13
11. Baylor               7-1     872  18
12. Auburn               8-0     836  14
13. Memphis              8-1     756  15
14. Dayton               7-1     672  19
15. Arizona              9-1     654  12
16. Michigan St.         6-3     637  11
17. North Carolina       6-3     615   7
18. Butler               9-0     529  24
19. Tennessee            7-1     455  21
20. Villanova            7-2     285  23
21. Florida St.          8-2     253  17
22. Seton Hall           6-3     250  16
23. Xavier               9-1     216   -
24. Colorado             7-1     210  20
25. San Diego St.       10-0     197   -
 

   Others receiving votes: Utah St. 160, Washington 144, Purdue 130, Indiana 13, Marquette 11, Liberty 9, Saint Mary's (Cal) 8, Texas 6, Florida 5, Penn St. 5, Georgetown 4, West Virginia 3, Richmond 3, LSU 2, Duquesne 1, DePaul 1, VCU 1.