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College Basketball Rankings: Missouri Holds Firm In The Top 10 Despite Loss

Despite picking up their first loss of the season to Kansas State, the Missouri Tigers come in at No. 9 in the latest set of NCAA basketball rankings.

The Missouri Tigers hold strong in the Top 10 of the latest NCAA basketball rankings despite their 75-59 loss to Kansas State last week. In the latest set of rankings Missouri comes in ranked No. 9 in both the Associated Press and the ESPN Top 25 polls. Here is how the rest of the Top 5 shakes out:

ESPN's NCAA Top 5 Rankings:

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Syracuse (30) 17-0 774
2 Kentucky (1) 15-1 742
3 North Carolina 14-2 702
4 Baylor 15-0 684
5 Ohio State 15-2

649

Associated Press' NCAA Top 5 Rankings:

Rank
Team (first-place votes)
Record
Points
Last week
1.
Syracuse (30)
17-0
774
1
2.
Kentucky (1)
15-1
742
2
3.
North Carolina
14-2
702
4
4.
Baylor
15-0
684
5
5.
Ohio State
15-2
649
7

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