Jayhawks named No. 1 team in AP basketball poll

Kansas Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – The University of Kansas is the new No. 1 atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll. The Jayhawks are the fifth team to reach the top spot this year.

It’s the first time the AP poll has had five different No. 1-ranked teams before New Year’s Day. Gonzaga, Louisville, Duke and Ohio State round out the top five of the poll.

KU will take on No. 16 Villanova Saturday at 11 a.m.

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