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Feb 20, 2012 1:15 PM by Alan Cutler

UK Remains No. 1 In Both Polls

UK remains number one in both AP and the USA TODAY/ESPN men's basketball polls.

For the first time in two months, there were no changes among top five of the USA TODAY/ESPN men's basketball poll.

Kentucky remains a unanimous choice at No. 1, a position the Wildcats have held for the past five weeks. Mississippi State, who UK plays Tuesday night on the road drops out of both polls.

Syracuse is No. 2 after a tough win at Louisville and a defeat of Rutgers on the road.

In AP's poll, Syracuse continues to get two first place votes. UK gets the other the other 63.

In the USA TODAY/ESPN poll, Missouri, Duke and Kansas round out the top five.

Ohio State fell from No. 6 to No. 9 after losing to Michigan. Michigan State Ohio State's former spot at No. 6.

North Carolina stayed at No. 7. Georgetown is 8th, and Marquette jumped three places to round out the top 10.

Making the biggest move forward is Notre Dame, which rose from 25th to 18th.

In the ESPN/USA TODAY poll Florida is 11th, Murray State is 12th, and Louisville is 17th.

In AP's poll, Florida is 14th, Murray State 16th and Louisville is 19th.


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