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Kentucky remains No. 1 in AP poll

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Kentucky remained No. 1 in the first Associated Press regular-season men’s basketball poll despite struggling for a half against Buffalo.

The Wildcats (2-0) received 49 first-place votes from the 64-member national media panel in the AP poll released Monday. Kentucky trailed Buffalo at halftime of a home game Sunday, but the Wildcats still won by 19 points, 71-52. Kentucky opened the season by routing Grand Canyon.

Arizona was No. 2 and had four first-place votes, with No. 3 Wisconsin receiving seven and No. 4 Duke four.

The rest of the top 10 were Kansas at No. 5, followed by North Carolina, Louisville, Florida, Virginia and Texas.

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