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Syracuse Remains No. 1 In AP Top 25 Poll

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With Syracuse No. 1 for a third straight week, the top seven teams remain the same in The Associated Press’ Top 25.

The Orange received 54 first-place votes from the 65-member national media poll on Monday. Ohio State, Kentucky, Louisville, North Carolina, Baylor and Duke held their places from last week.

Ohio State received five No. 1 votes, Kentucky had four and Louisville two.

Missouri, Connecticut and Florida round out the top 10.

Harvard moved into the rankings for the first time three weeks ago, then dropped out after one week. The Crimson are back at No. 24. San Diego State moved into the poll for the first time this season at No. 25.

Xavier, which lost three straight games after several players were suspended for fighting, dropped out from No. 14.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.