|AP poll: Kansas No. 1; Syracuse jumps to No. 10|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 23 November 2009 08:39|
The Jayhawks were on top of 56 of the 65 ballots by the national media panel. Michigan State and Texas stayed second and third. Michigan State was No. 1 on seven ballots, with Texas and Syracuse drawing one-first-place vote each.
Villanova and Kentucky switched places at fourth and fifth. Purdue moved up a spot to sixth and Duke went up two to seventh. West Virginia, Tennessee and Syracuse rounded out the top 10.
Syracuse made the third-biggest jump in entering the poll, following Kansas' rise to No. 4 in 1989 and Arizona's to No. 8 in 2001. The other newcomers are No. 23 Notre Dame and No. 24 Vanderbilt.