Duke New No. 1

There's a new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the third time in four weeks, and it's a familiar spot for Duke.

Bet Mens College Basketball
The Blue Devils (18-1) moved up one place Monday, their first appearance at No. 1 since the final poll of 2005-06. Only UCLA has been top-ranked more in the 59-year history of the poll.
This is Duke's 111th week at No. 1, 23 behind UCLA. The Blue Devils were ranked No. 1 at least one week every season from 1997-98 to 2003-04 and have been there in nine of the past 12 seasons.
Connecticut and Pittsburgh moved up one place each to second and third. Wake Forest dropped from No. 1 to No. 6 after a loss to Virginia Tech.
Pittsburgh was No. 1 for two weeks before Wake Forest.

Bet Mens College Basketball
Did you like this article? Subscribe to our Basketball news feed for the fastest updates delivered right to you - Click here to Subscribe

Posted: 1/27/09 1:30AM ET

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Arizona State vs. Stanford Pick Will No. 16 Arizona State have a letdown performance when it goes on the road tonight to face Stanford at 11PM ET?
Thumbnail Iowa State vs. TCU Pick Should No. 24 TCU have any trouble at home when the Horned Frogs play host to Iowa State tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Ohio State vs. Northwestern Pick Can No. 22 Ohio State keep its perfect run through the Big Ten going tonight when the Buckeyes go on the road to face Northwestern tonight at 9PM...
Thumbnail Tennessee vs. Missouri Pick Can No. 21 Tennessee avoid losing on the road when the Volunteers face Missouri tonight at 9PM ET?
Thumbnail Seton Hall vs. Creighton Pick Can No. 19 Seton Hall go on the road and cover as a small underdog against Creighton when the two meet up tonight at 8:30PM ET?

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Team Pages