Kansas, Texas still 1-2 in AP hoops poll

Monday, December 14, 2009 - 12:42pm

Kansas and Texas start their third straight week as the top two teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll. Kansas State and New Mexico move into the rankings for the first time this season.

The Jayhawks (9-0) were again the runaway No. 1, receiving 61 of 65 first-place votes Monday from the national media panel. Texas (9-0) held second, while Kentucky and Purdue each moved up a spot to third and fourth. Villanova, which lost at Temple on Sunday, dropped from third to eighth.