The nation's two unbeatens retain their spots atop the Associated Press' top-25 poll.
For the second straight week, Kentucky was No. 1 in 63 of 65 votes cast Monday, while Virginia stayed at No. 2.
The Wildcats (17-0) have been No. 1 in every poll and were the unanimous choice for five straight weeks before two voters switched to the Cavaliers (17-0) last week.
Both teams had a pair of double-digit conference wins last week.
Gonzaga, led by Kentucky transfer Kyle Wiltjer, remained in third.
Villanova swapped places with Duke. The Blue Devils fell from fourth to fifth after a loss to Miami that ended a 41-game home winning streak followed by a win at Louisville.
The Cardinals dropped from sixth to 10th.
No. 22 Dayton, No. 23 Indiana and No. 25 Iowa entered the poll for the first time this season.
UK women drop to 14th
South Carolina remained the top team in The Associated Press women's basketball poll.
The Gamecocks garnered 27 first-place votes and have been the nation's No. 1 squad for the past nine weeks. They visit Florida on Monday night.
UConn, Baylor, Louisville and Tennessee round out the first five. The Lady Vols visit No. 6 Notre Dame on Monday night. The Irish are followed by Maryland, Texas, Oregon State and Texas A&M. Baylor hosts Texas in a key Big 12 matchup Monday.
After Sunday's loss at LSU, Kentucky fell from 10th to 14th.
One week after falling out of the poll, Western Kentucky returned as No. 24.
Last week, the Lady Toppers became the fifth team since 2000 to drop out of the rankings without losing a game, according to STATS.
It was no matter, as they beat Florida Atlantic 80-43 and Florida International 81-42 this past week. The Lady Toppers have won 13 straight since falling to Louisville on Nov. 25.
Oklahoma State fell out of the rankings on Monday.
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