LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Sixteen polls down, five to go. Don't look now, but we're closer to March than in January.
With Kentucky delivering an autopsy on all Tennessee's soft spots, it's time for a new no. 1 at my Associated Press Top 25 college basketball.  1. Duke (23-2) – Why doesn't the devil blow more often?
2nd Virginia (22-2) – The Cavaliers looked better at North Carolina than they did against Notre Dame.
3rd Kentucky (21-4) – Raise your hand to see a rematch with Duke.
4th Gonzaga (25-2) – I hate being one of the guys holding the schedule against Zags, but …
5. Tennessee (23-2) ̵
6th Michigan (23-3) – On Minnesota Thursday, home to Michigan State Sunday. Tricky week for Wolverines.
7th Nevada (24-1) – Nice club.
8th North Carolina (20-5) – Round One of Duke's rivalry at Cameron Wednesday.
ninth Houston (25-1) – Kelvin Sampson President.
10th Marquette (21-4) – The Golden Eagles got a lift when St, John's beat Villanova.
eleventh Michigan State (21-5) – Losing Nick Ward to a Hand Damage Sunday is not what Tom Izzo needed.
12th LSU (21-4) – Wade joins this year's secretary.
thirteenth Texas Tech (21-5) – The Red Raiders get their rematch with Kansas Saturday in Lubbock.
fourteenth Florida State (20-5) – Seminoles have quietly won seven straight.
15th Kansas (20-6) – Jayhawks are back in position to win Big 12. Shocker.
16th Louisville (18-8) – You know what happened last week.
17th Purdue (18-7) – Boilermakers primed to sweep the season series against Indiana.
18th Iowa (20-5) – The ball has entered when it plays for Hawkeyes.
19th Iowa State (19-6) – Another team with a shot in Big 12.
20. Cincinnati (21-4) – No one ever talks about the Bearcats anymore.
21st Virginia Tech (20-5) – The Hokies get Virginia home Monday night.
22nd Villanova (20-6) – The melting against St John's was not beautiful.
23rd Buffalo (22-3) – Impressive victory in Toledo on Friday.
24th Maryland (19-7) – The Terps are inconsistent but very talented.
25th Wofford (23-4) – The little conference guys deserve love when they go 15-0 in league play.
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