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RCT Top 25 - Week 5 - 1/13/15

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If you thought last week's chaos shook up the poll, wait until you get a look at the poll for this week.

Now all we need are explosions in the background...
Now all we need are explosions in the background...
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Last week we had just come off of a crazy week and the poll showed the results, with massive movement everywhere.  Only 2 teams were able to hold onto the same spot they had last week, and Notre Dame only kept theirs because of some coincidental movement of multiple teams.  Kentucky lost its grip on the unanimous #1 spot, and Kansas moved up into the top 10 for the first time this year.

Without further ado, I present the...

Rock Chalk Talk Top 25

Rank Team Points LW Change
1 Kentucky(6) 174 1 0
2 Virginia(1) 169 3 1
3 Duke 158 2 -1
4 Gonzaga 150 7 3
5 Villanova 149 8 3
6 Louisville 139 5 -1
7 Wisconsin 137 4 -3
8 Utah 121 10 2
9 Kansas 118 11 2
10 Arizona 115 6 -4
11 Iowa State 99 16 5
12 Maryland 92 9 -3
13 Notre Dame 89 13 0
14 North Carolina 81 18 4
15 Wichita State 78 17 2
16 Oklahoma 61 12 -4
17 West Virginia 60 15 -2
18 Virginia Commonwealth 59 20 2
19 Arkansas 48 24 5
20 Texas 33 14 -6
21 Seton Hall 27 20 -1
22 Baylor 26 19 -3
22 Northern Iowa 26 25 3
24 Oklahoma State 21 NR 5
25 Michigan State 11 NR 7
Others Receiving Votes: Ohio State 7, Wyoming 5, Dayton 1, SMU 1
New this week: Oklahoma State, Michigan State
Dropping out: Ohio State(22) , St. John's(23)
Biggest Movers:
St. John's -7, Texas -6, Oklahoma -4, Ohio State -4
Michigan State +7, Iowa State +5, Arkansas +5, Oklahoma State +5

And of course, the individual ballots:

Rank misterbrain Jim Hammen PenHawk mikeville sax solo brendandzwierzynski FLJhawk
1 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Virginia Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
2 Virginia Virginia Virginia Kentucky Virginia Virginia Virginia
3 Duke Duke Villanova Gonzaga Gonzaga Duke Duke
4 Gonzaga Gonzaga Duke Duke Duke Louisville Villanova
5 Villanova Villanova Wisconsin Villanova Villanova Gonzaga Louisville
6 Louisville Wisconsin Arizona Louisville Wisconsin Villanova Gonzaga
7 Wisconsin Louisville Gonzaga Wisconsin Louisville Wisconsin Wisconsin
8 Utah Utah Louisville Maryland Utah Kansas Kansas
9 Kansas Arizona Utah Kansas Kansas Utah Utah
10 Arizona Wichita State Kansas Utah Arizona Iowa State Arizona
11 Notre Dame Kansas North Carolina Arizona Virginia Commonwealth Arizona Iowa State
12 Iowa State Iowa State Iowa State Iowa State Maryland Wichita State Notre Dame
13 North Carolina Maryland Virginia Commonwealth Notre Dame Notre Dame Notre Dame Maryland
14 West Virginia Notre Dame Oklahoma Wichita State Iowa State Maryland North Carolina
15 Maryland Oklahoma Maryland West Virginia North Carolina West Virginia Wichita State
16 Oklahoma North Carolina Texas North Carolina Wichita State North Carolina Arkansas
17 Virginia Commonwealth West Virginia Notre Dame Virginia Commonwealth West Virginia Oklahoma Oklahoma
18 Wichita State Northern Iowa West Virginia Arkansas Oklahoma Virginia Commonwealth Arkansas
19 Arkansas Arkansas Wichita State Seton Hall Baylor Seton Hall Texas
20 Baylor VCU Oklahoma State Northern Iowa Arkansas Texas Arkansas
21 Oklahoma State Texas Arkansas Wyoming Northern Iowa Arkansas Virginia Commonwealth
22 Texas Seton Hall Seton Hall Baylor Michigan State Baylor Baylor
23 Northern Iowa Ohio State Ohio State Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Northern Iowa Seton Hall
24 Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Oklahoma Seton Hall Oklahoma State Oklahoma State
25 Ohio State Baylor Northern Iowa Texas SMU Michigan State Dayton