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KU falls to No. 14 in AP poll, No. 13 in coaches poll

Kansas center Jeff Withey talks to his teammates with seconds left and the game out of reach on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

Kansas center Jeff Withey talks to his teammates with seconds left and the game out of reach on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

February 11, 2013, 11:16 a.m. Updated February 11, 2013, 4:57 p.m.

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The Kansas men's basketball team fell nine spots to No. 14 in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll and eight spots to No. 13 in the USA Today coaches poll. Both rankings were released Monday.

In the AP poll, Kansas State is the highest-ranked Big 12 team, coming in at 10th. Oklahoma State is the only other league team in the poll (17th).

Indiana remaied at No. 1 with 26 first-place votes. Duke was second, followed by Miami (Fla.), Michigan and Gonzaga.

See how Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan voted in the AP poll.

In the coaches poll, KSU is 11th, while Oklahoma State is 16th.

Duke is the No. 1 according to the coaches, followed by Indiana, Gonzaga, Miami (Fla.) and Michigan.

The full rankings are below.

Associated Press college basketball poll

  1. Indiana (26) 21-3 1,559
  2. Duke (20) 21-2 1,515
  3. Miami (17) 19-3 1,499
  4. Michigan 21-3 1,428
  5. Gonzaga (2) 23-2 1,371
  6. Syracuse 20-3 1,293
  7. Florida 19-3 1,286
  8. Michigan St. 20-4 1,178
  9. Arizona 20-3 1,062
  10. Kansas St. 19-4 1,012
  11. Butler 20-4 943
  12. Louisville 19-5 842
  13. Ohio St. 17-6 828
  14. Kansas 19-4 823
  15. Georgetown 17-4 679
  16. Pittsburgh 20-5 591
  17. Oklahoma St. 17-5 587
  18. Marquette 17-5 493
  19. New Mexico 20-4 433
  20. Wisconsin 17-7 305
  21. Notre Dame 19-5 264
  22. Memphis 20-3 193
  23. Oregon 19-5 137
  24. Colorado St. 19-4 12
  25. Kentucky 17-6 87

Others receiving votes —  Minnesota 80, Missouri 69, Cincinnati 68, Saint Mary's (Cal) 62, Creighton 56, San Diego St. 53, Louisiana Tech 43, VCU 35, Saint Louis 34, Illinois 26, NC State 24, Akron 12, UCLA 8, UNLV 6, Indiana St. 5, Virginia 4, Wichita St. 3, Belmont 2, Mississippi 1, Oklahoma 1.

USA Today coaches poll

  1. Duke 21-2 744
  2. Indiana 21-3 717
  3. Gonzaga 23-2 681
  4. Miami 19-3 674
  5. Michigan 21-3 663
  6. Florida 19-3 628
  7. Syracuse 20-3 608
  8. Michigan St. 20-4 582
  9. Arizona 20-3 491
  10. Butler 20-4 460
  11. Kansas St. 19-4 455
  12. Louisville 19-5 393
  13. Kansas 19-4 364
  14. Ohio St. 17-6 353
  15. Georgetown 17-4 329
  16. Oklahoma St. 17-5 259
  17. Pittsburgh 20-5 246
  18. New Mexico 20-4 203
  19. Wisconsin 17-7 150
  20. Marquette 17-5 144
  21. Notre Dame 19-5 140
  22. San Diego St. 18-5 120
  23. Creighton 20-5 102
  24. Colorado St. 19-4 79
  25. Memphis 20-3 76

Others Receiving Votes — Missouri (17-6) 72; Oregon (19-5) 63; Virginia Commonwealth (19-5) 63; Cincinnati (18-6) 38; Minnesota (17-7) 28; Kentucky (17-6) 27; Saint Marys (21-4) 27; Louisiana Tech (21-3) 18; Saint Louis (18-5) 13; Middle Tennessee (22-4) 11; Mississippi (18-5) 11; Illinois (17-8) 10; Akron (19-4) 9; UNLV (18-6) 8; Wichita State (20-5) 8; UCLA (18-6) 3; Stephen F. Austin (20-2) 2; Belmont (20-5) 1; Oklahoma (15-7) 1; Virginia (17-6) 1.

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