Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP
Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak directs his team against Stanford during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 1, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Kansas and Oklahoma moved to the top two spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll and the Big 12 schools will meet Monday night.

Kansas (12-1) received 44 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel on Monday while Oklahoma (12-0) got the other 21.

It will be the 40th time the top two teams in the poll have faced each other.

Maryland and Virginia both moved up one spot to third and fourth while Michigan State, which was No. 1 for the last four weeks, fell to fifth. North Carolina, Arizona, Providence, Kentucky and Xavier completed the Top Ten.

Kansas is the fourth school to be ranked No. 1 this season, joining North Carolina, Kentucky and Michigan State.

Iowa, Connecticut, Pittsburgh and Dayton are the four newcomers this week, replacing Utah, Cincinnati, Baylor and UCLA.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:


Top 25

RecordPtsPrv
1. Kansas (44)12-11,5982
2. Oklahoma (21)12-01,5743
3. Maryland13-11,4594
4. Virginia12-11,4095
5. Michigan St.14-11,4001
6. North Carolina13-21,2757
7. Arizona13-11,1268
8. Providence14-11,10812
9. Kentucky11-21,03910
10. Xavier13-11,0016
11. Villanova12-297916
12. Miami12-192113
13. Iowa St.11-284411
14. Duke12-283015
15. SMU13-073117
16. Louisville12-256818
17. West Virginia12-155819
18. Butler11-35169
19. Iowa11-3456
20. Purdue13-245014
21. Texas A&M11-242020
22. South Carolina13-028624
23. UConn10-3107
24. Pittsburgh12-1103
25. Dayton11-2100

Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 61, California 54, Texas Tech 40, George Washington 38, Saint Mary's (Cal) 23, Baylor 22, Colorado 4, Oregon St. 4, Seton Hall 4, Saint Joseph's 3, Utah 3, Wichita St. 3, Cincinnati 2, Indiana 2, Michigan 2, Akron 1, Oregon 1.

Ballots Online: http://collegebasketball.ap.org/poll