The Washington Times - December 14, 2009, 10:01AM

There’s no change at the immediate top.

That doesn’t mean there isn’t change in the top 10.

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Villanova tumbles as a result of its loss at Temple – and the Owls happen to be a big winner beyond simply one day.

Here’s this week’s top 45 – the top 25 from an AP ballot, plus 20 more teams to keep an eye on.

1. Kansas (9-0)
2. Texas (8-0)
3. Purdue (9-0)
4. Syracuse (10-0)
5. Kentucky (10-0)
6. West Virginia (7-0)
7. Tennessee (7-1)
8. Florida (8-1)
9. North Carolina (8-2)
10. Duke (7-1)
11. Georgetown (8-0)
12. Villanova (9-1)
13. Michigan State (8-2)
14. Gonzaga (8-2)
15. Mississippi (8-1)
16. Kansas State (9-1)
17. Texas Tech (9-0)
18. Connecticut (6-2)
19. Ohio State (7-2)
20. New Mexico (10-0)
21. Wisconsin (7-2)
22. Memphis (7-1)
23. Texas A&M (8-2)
24. Temple (8-2)
25. Clemson (8-2)

26. Washington (6-2)
27. UNLV (7-1)
28. Illinois (8-2)
29. Butler (7-3)
30. Tulsa (7-1)
31. Georgia Tech (6-1)
32. Northwestern (7-1)
33. Dayton (7-2)
34. Cincinnati (6-2)
35. Miami (9-1)
36. Missouri State (9-0)
37. Oklahoma State (8-1)
38. Wake Forest (6-2)
39. Brigham Young (8-1)
40. Seton Hall (8-0)
41. Florida State (7-2)
42. Baylor (7-1)
43. St. John’s (8-1)
44. Northern Iowa (7-1)
45. Rhode Island (8-1)

Patrick Stevens