AP Poll: Zags continue bid to become 1st wire-to-wire No. 1 since 2015
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Gonzaga remains entrenched at No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll in its bid to go wire-to-wire.

The Zags received 61 of 63 first-place votes from a media panel in the poll released Monday as they attempt to become the first wire-to-wire No. 1 since Kentucky in 2014-15.

Rank Team Record Previous
1 Gonzaga 24-0 1
2 Baylor 21-1 3
3 Illinois 20-6 4
4 Michigan 19-3 2
5 Iowa 20-7 5
6 Alabama 21-6 8
7 Houston 21-3 9
8 Arkansas 21-5 12
9 Ohio State 18-8 7
10 West Virginia 18-8 6
11 Kansas 19-8 13
12 Oklahoma State 18-7 17
13 Texas 17-7 15
14 Villanova 16-5 10
15 Florida State 15-5 11
16 Virginia 17-6 21
17 Creighton 18-7 14
18 Loyola Chicago 24-4 20
19 San Diego State 20-4 19
20 Texas Tech 17-9 18
20 Purdue 18-8 23
22 Virginia Tech 15-5 22
23 Colorado 20-7 24
24 USC 21-6 --
25 Oklahoma 14-9 16

Baylor had two first-place votes and moved back into the No. 2 slot after dropping a spot last week.

Illinois, Michigan and Iowa rounded out the top 5. No. 8 Arkansas is in the top 10 for the first time since reaching No. 1 in 1994-95.

Gonzaga plays Saint Mary's in the West Coast Conference Tournament semifinals Monday night and would advance to the title game Tuesday with a win. The Zags (24-0) are the only remaining undefeated team in Division I.

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