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Duke jumps Kansas for No. 1 in AP poll

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Duke changed everything about who AP Top 25 voters considered to be the nation's best team with a single dominating performance against a marquee opponent.

It also gave the Blue Devils yet another milestone under Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski: a record number of appearances at No. 1.

The Blue Devils jumped from fourth to first Monday in the first regular-season poll, leapfrogging Kansas at the top after a blowout win against then-No. 2 Kentucky last week. That allowed Duke to set a record with its 135th week at No. 1, breaking a tie with UCLA for the most top rankings in poll history.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke2-0
2 Kansas1-0
3 Gonzaga2-0
4 Virginia2-0
5 Tennessee2-0
6 Nevada2-0
7 North Carolina2-0
8 Villanova2-0
9 Auburn2-0
10 Kentucky1-1
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Purdue2-0
2 Duke2-0
2 Gonzaga2-0
2 Marshall2-0
5 North Carolina2-0
5 Vanderbilt2-0
5 Vermont1-0
5 Nevada2-0
9 Fairfield1-1
10 Eastern Kentucky1-1
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