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College basketball rankings, week 16: Maryland moves up to No. 14 in latest AP and Coaches Poll

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Maryland is back in the Top 15 for the first time since the week of Jan. 19.

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The Maryland Terrapins moved back into the AP Top 15 this week, moving up to No.14 following their four-point home win against Nebraska last Thursday. It's the first time since mid-January that Maryland is among the top 15 in the Associated Press Poll. The win against Nebraska was the third straight for Maryland, helping to propel the Terps up in the rankings for the second consecutive week.

Update: Maryland is ranked 14th in the USAToday Coaches Poll as well.

Around the Big Ten, Wisconsin remained at No. 5 this week, continuing their reign as the top ranked team in the conference. Maryland and Wisconsin square off Tuesday evening in College Park in what is now a match-up between two top-15 teams.

Ohio State, who was the only other ranked B1G team, fell out of the Top 25 this week after losing on the road to Michigan Sunday afternoon. Despite only having two teams ranked in this week's poll, the Big Ten is projected to have up to eight teams in the upcoming NCAA tournament.

Virginia, who Maryland lost to earlier this season, held onto their No. 2 spot after defeating both Pittsburgh and Florida State last week.

Full poll below:

AP Top 25

Rank Team Record Pts Last
1 Kentucky Wildcats (65) 27-0 1625 1
2 Virginia Cavaliers 25-1 1526 2
3 Gonzaga Bulldogs 28-1 1471 3
4 Duke Blue Devils 24-3 1448 4
5 Wisconsin Badgers 25-2 1390 5
6 Villanova Wildcats 25-2 1306 6
7 Arizona Wildcats 24-3 1228 7
8 Kansas Jayhawks 22-5 1111 8
9 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 24-4 1109 9
10 Northern Iowa Panthers 26-2 1032 11
11 Wichita State Shockers 25-3 930 13
12 Iowa State Cyclones 20-6 887 14
13 Utah Utes 21-5 876 9
14 Maryland Terrapins 22-5 695 16
15 North Carolina Tar Heels 19-8 655 15
16 Oklahoma Sooners 19-8 622 17
17 Louisville Cardinals 21-6 613 12
18 Arkansas Razorbacks 22-5 564 18
19 Baylor Bears 20-7 473 20
20 West Virginia Mountaineers 21-6 453 23
21 SMU Mustangs 22-5 357 21
21 Virginia Commonwealth Rams 21-6 182 25
23 Butler Bulldogs 19-8 165 19
24 San Diego State Aztecs 22-6 117 27
25 Providence Friars 19-8 72 28
Others Receiving Votes: Georgetown 58, Michigan St. 56, Murray St. 42, Oklahoma St. 25, Ohio St. 12, Murray St. 20, Valparaiso 10, Texas A&M 8, Rhode Island 3, S.F. Austin 2, Texas 1, Oregon 1