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With Kentucky losing at Rupp to UCLA, it means well have a new No. 1 team for the second consecutive week. ?Defending national champion Villanova are the fairly easy choice. Jay Wrights team is undefeated and has a resume win with a road victory in West Lafayette over a Top 25 team in Purdue.UCLA makes a move with the road win at UK, while the Cats -- who havent beaten a Top 25 team -- take a tumble. The biggest surprise of the early season is Scott Drew and Baylor, who remain undefeated with a win over Xavier in Waco. Baylors resume stacks up against anyone in the country.Xavier, Purdue and Virginia all fell from last week, URI, San Diego State and Oklahoma State are gone and have been replaced by Texas A&M, Cincinnati and West Virginia. The Mountaineers return to the Power Rankings after beating Tony Bennett and the Cavaliers in Charlottesville.Week 1 | Week 21. Villanova Wildcats Record: 8-0 Last weeks ranking: 2?Josh Hart recorded the programs first triple-double in more than 30 years when he scored 16 points, grabbed 11 boards and dished out 10 assists in a win over Saint Josephs. Harold Pressley had the last one back in 1986 against Providence.2. Kansas Jayhawks Record: 7-1 Last weeks ranking: 4?Landen Lucas returned from an oblique injury and had eight points and five boards in a win over Stanford in Lawrence. Bill Self got a combined 19 points and 15 boards from the big man trio of Lucas, Udoka Azubuike and Carlton Bragg Jr.3. Baylor Bears Record: 8-0 Last weeks ranking: 7?Miami transfer Manu Lecomte has been exactly what Scott Drew needed. Lecomte wound up with 24 points and five assists in the win over Xavier. Baylors resume is as impressive as just about anyones thus far: Louisville, Xavier, Oregon, Michigan State and VCU all victims.4. UCLA Bruins Record: 9-0 Last weeks ranking: 10?Lonzo Ball was terrible in the first half against Kentucky, but finished with 14 points, seven assists and five boards. Aaron Holiday was huge in the first half as the Bruins snapped UKs 42-game winning streak at Rupp.5. Duke Blue Devils Record 8-1 Last weeks ranking: 5Luke Kennard went for 35 in a rout over Maine, but what mattered this past week for Duke was Jayson Tatum and Marques Bolden finally came back. Tatum had 10 points and eight boards in 20 minutes against Maine and Bolden finished with seven points and five rebounds in 12 minutes.6. Gonzaga Bulldogs Record: 8-0 Last weeks ranking: 6Przemek Karnowski, the 7-foot-1 senior center, had questions, his career was in doubt last season due to a back injury. He is healthy now and that gives the Zags a true post presence and also arguably the best passing big man in the country. He had 18 points in the win over Arizona.7. North Carolina Tar Heels Record: 8-1 Last weeks ranking: 3?The Tar Heels hadnt been tested in any of its previous seven games, but never led in Bloomington against Indiana. Sophomore guard Kenny Williams is finally starting to get adjusted and has made 13 of 26 3-pointers after making just 1-of-13 a year ago.8. Indiana Hoosiers Record: 6-1 Last weeks ranking: 11?OG Anunoby injured his ankle at the end of the win over North Carolina, but the Hoosiers didnt need him in easy wins over SIU-Edwardsville and Southeast Missouri State over the weekend.9. Kentucky Wildcats Record: 7-1 Last weeks ranking: 1?UK lost for just the fifth time at home in the John Calipari era and UCLA also snapped the Wildcats 42-game home winning streak by putting up 97 points at Rupp on Saturday.10. Creighton Bluejays Record: 8-0 Last weeks ranking: 9?The Bluejays are the lone team in the country to shoot at least 50 percent from the field in every game. Greg McDermotts team is also deadly from beyond the arc, standing fo

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