Shockers ranked in AP top 25 basketball poll

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Wichita State is ranked 24th in the Associated Press college basketball poll, released today.   This is the Shockers first ranking of the season.

KU climbed to third following Sunday's win at Stanford.

   The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 29, 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 (63)   13-1   1621   1
 2. Duke (1)       11-1   1516   4
 3. Kansas (1)     10-2   1497   5
 4. Oregon         11-2   1361   6
 5. Ohio St.       11-2   1277   2
 6. Baylor          9-1   1267   7
 7. Louisville     11-2   1196   3
 8. Auburn         12-0   1159   8
 9. Memphis        11-1   1055   9
10. Villanova       9-2    970  10
11. Butler         12-1    883  12
12. Michigan       10-3    880  11
13. San Diego St.  13-0    780  15
14. Michigan St.   10-3    747  14
15. Maryland       11-2    720  13
16. West Virginia  11-1    719  22
17. Kentucky        9-3    674  19
18. Florida St.    11-2    531  17
19. Virginia       10-2    506  16
20. Dayton         10-2    483  18
21. Penn St.       11-2    312  20
22. Texas Tech      9-3    175  23
23. Iowa           10-3    137  25
24. Wichita St.    11-1    135   --
25. Arizona        10-3    113  24

   Others receiving votes: Colorado 74, Xavier 58, DePaul 47, Washington 40, N. Iowa 32, Utah St. 30, Saint Mary's (Cal) 28, Marquette 27, Arkansas 19, Purdue 12, Creighton 10, Georgetown 10, Indiana 5, Houston 4, St. John's 3, Virginia Tech 3, BYU 2, ETSU 2, Seton Hall 2, Florida 1, Stanford 1, Yale 1.
 

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