LOUISVILLE, KY (WDRB) – Sixteen votes, five more. Do not look now, but we are closer to March than January.
Since Kentucky is conducting an autopsy of all of Tennessee's vulnerabilities, it's time for a new No. 1 in my college basketball election from Associated Press Top 25.  1. Duke (23-2) – Why are the Blue Devils pressing not more often?
. 2 Virginia (22-2) – The Cavaliers looked better against North Carolina than against Notre Dame.
. 3 Kentucky (21-4) – Raise your hand if you want to see a rematch with Duke.
. 4 Gonzaga (25-2) – I hate to be one of the guys keeping the schedule against the Zags, but …
5. Tennessee (23-2) ̵
. 6 Michigan (23-3) – On Thursday in Minnesota on Michigan State Sunday. Delicate week for the wolverines.
. 7 Nevada (24-1) – Nice Club.
. 8 North Carolina (20-5) – Round one of the Duke rivalry on Wednesday in Cameron.
. 9 Houston (25-1) – Kelvin Sampson for the president.
10th Marquette (21-4) – The Golden Eagles got a lift when St. Johns beat Villanova.
. 11 Michigan State (21-5) – Losing Nick Ward from a hand injury on Sunday was not what Tom Izzo needed.
12th LSU (21-4) – Will Wade for the SEC coach of the year.
. 13 Texas Tech (21-5) – The Red Raiders will receive their rematch with Kansas on Saturday in Lubbock.
fourteenth State of Florida (20-5) – The Seminoles have silently won seven.
15th Kansas (20-6) – The Jayhawks are back in position to win the Big 12 Shocker.
sixteenth Louisville (18-8) – You know what happened last week.
17th Purdue (18-7) – Boilermakers were ready to sweep the season series against Indiana.
18th Iowa (20-5) – The ball has been switched on as it matters to the Hawkeyes.
19th Iowa State (19-6) – Another team with a shot in the Big 12.
20. Cincinnati (21-4) – Nobody talks more about the Bearcats.
21st Virginia Tech (20-5) – The Hokies get Virginia home Monday night.
22nd Villanova (20-6) – The collapse against St. Johns was not pretty.
23rd Buffalo (22-3) – Impressive victory on Friday in Toledo.
24th Maryland (19-7) – The Terps are inconsistent but very talented.
25th Wofford (23-4) – The small conferences the boys earn when they go 15-0 in the league game.
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