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UVA joins the top 5 as Villanova jumps back to No. 1 in latest AP Poll

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UVA joins the top 5 as Villanova jumps back to No. 1 in latest AP Poll

Villanova's slide out of No. 1 in the AP Top 25 lasted just a week.

The Wildcats returned to the top spot in Monday's poll after an upset-filled week that included losses by No. 1 Michigan State and No. 2 Duke. Villanova got 52 of 65 first-place votes to move up from third to No. 1, where it spent three weeks in December.

Virginia climbed five spots to No. 3, followed by Michigan State. Purdue and Wichita State tied for No. 5.

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Most recently, the Cavaliers took down then-No. 12 North Carolina, 61-49, on Saturday, and the Tar Heels dropped to No. 20 this week. UVA's victory was in large part thanks to Devon Hall's 16 points, and the team's defense held UNC to its second-lowest scoring total of the season. 

The Cavaliers moved to 14-1 overall and 3-0 in the ACC, and they take on Syracuse on Tuesday night (8 p.m. ET, ACCNE).

West Virginia climbed four spots to No. 2. This is the Mountaineers' highest ranking since December 1959 in Jerry West's senior season.

Duke fell five spots to No. 7, followed by Texas Tech, Oklahoma and Xavier to round out the top 10.

COMPLETE RANKINGS

No. 1. Villanova (52 first-place votes, No. 3 last week)

No. 2. West Virginia (12, No. 6 last week)

No. 3. Virginia (1, No. 8 last week)

No. 4. Michigan State (No. 1 last week)

No. 5. Witchita State (No. 9 last week)

No. 5. Purdue (No. 13)

No. 7. Duke (No. 2)

No. 8 Texas Tech (No. 18)

No. 9 Oklahoma (No. 7)

No. 10 Xavier (No. 5)

No. 11 Arizona State (No. 4)

No. 12 Kansas (No. 10)

No. 13 Seton Hall (No. 21)

No. 14 Cincinnati (No. 19)

No. 15 Gonzaga (No. 19)

No. 16 TCU (No. 16)

No. 17 Arizona (No. 14)

No. 18 Miami (No. 15)

No. 19 Clemson (No. 25)

No. 20 North Carolina (No. 12)

No. 21 Kentucky (No. 17)

No. 22 Auburn (unranked)

No. 23 Florida State (No. 24)

No. 24 Tennessee (No. 23)

No. 25 Creighton (unranked) 

NBC Sports Washington contributed to this report.

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Harvard at Penn: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

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Harvard at Penn: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

Harvard broke a five-game winning streak with a loss to Cornell on Saturday. Harvard University hopes to gain its momentum back against the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, Feb. 16.
Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. 


Harvard at Penn How to Watch
 


What: Harvard at Penn
Where: The Palestra, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, P.A.
When: 7 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder:https://www.nbcsports.com/washington/channel-finder)
 


Harvard at Penn


Conference: Ive League
Record: 14-8, 2-4 (Penn), 11-8, 4-2 (Harvard)
Last Game: 65-78 Loss v. Yale (Penn), 61-67 Loss v. Cornell (Harvard)
Leading Scorers: AJ Brodeur, 15.8 ppg (Penn), Bryce Aiken, 19.2 ppg (Harvard)
 

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Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

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Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

The Univeristy of Pittsburgh is hoping to recover from an eight-game losing streak against Virginia Tech on Saturday, Feb. 16

Tip-off is set for 4:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. 

Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh How to Watch


What: Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh
Where:  Petersen Events Center, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, P.A.
When: 4:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder:https://www.nbcsports.com/washington/channel-finder)


Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh


Conference: Colonial Athletic Association
Record: 18-5, 7-4 (Virginia Tech), 12-13, 2-10 (Pittsburgh)
Last Game: 51-59 Loss vs. Clemson (Virginia Tech), 57-66 Loss vs. Boston College (Pittsburgh)
Leading Scorers: Grant Riller, 21.3 ppg (Virginia Tech), Troy Harper, 15.9 ppg (Pittsburgh)

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