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College basketball rankings, week 9: Maryland moves to No. 3 in AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll

The Terps move up one spot after beating Penn State and Northwestern.

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

Maryland men's basketball moved up one spot to No. 3 in the both the AP Top 25 and the Coaches Poll, released on Monday.

The Terps (13-1) moved up after coming from behind to beat Penn State and easily handling Northwestern in their first two Big Ten Games.

Last week's No. 1, Michigan State, fell to No. 5 in both polls after losing 83-70 to Iowa. Purdue also lost to Iowa, and fell to No. 20 in the AP and No. 18 in the Coaches Poll. The Hawkeyes make their first appearance of the season in both polls, debuting at No. 19 in the AP and No. 23 in the Coaches Poll.

Kansas is the new AP No. 1, while Oklahoma is the Coaches Poll's new leader. The Jayhawks received 41 votes in the AP poll, while the Sooners tallied 21. You can watch those two face off tonight in a battle for the top spot at 9 p.m. on ESPN.

Maryland is currently No. 15 in KenPom's latest rankings. The Terps host Rutgers (6-9) on Wednesday before traveling to face Wisconsin (9-6) this Saturday.

Check out the full polls below:

Rank AP Coaches
1 Kansas (44) Oklahoma (20)
2 Oklahoma (21) Kansas (11)
3 Maryland Maryland
4 Virginia Virginia
5 Michigan St Michigan St.
6 North Carolina Arizona
7 Arizona North Carolina
8 Providence Kentucky
9 Kentucky Providence
10 Xavier Duke
11 Villanova Miami
12 Miami Xavier
13 Iowa St. Villanova
14 Duke Iowa St.
15 SMU West Virginia
16 Louisville Louisville
17 West Virginia Texas A&M
18 Butler Purdue
19 Iowa Butler
20 Purdue South Carolina
21 Texas A&M Pittsburgh
22 South Carolina Gonzaga
23 Connecticut Iowa
24 Pittsburgh Connecticut
25 UCLA Baylor