Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 14

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Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 14

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Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 14
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After eight long weeks of playing second fiddle to Arizona, Syracuse advanced to the head of the class this week, making its season debut at the No. 1 spot in the latest AP Top 25 and serving as one of the week's biggest winners.

The Orange headlined a great week for the ACC, as Duke jumped six spots to No. 11 and Virginia reappeared in the Top 25 at No. 20.

Well, maybe it wasn't a great week for everyone in the ACC. Pittsburgh lost both its games this week, dropping from No. 18 to No. 25. That was nothing, though, compared to the plummets Oklahoma State and Wisconsin experienced. The Cowboys and Badgers each dropped more than 10 spots after both suffering a pair of losses.

And how about Cincinnati? The Bearcats' road win over Louisville and close call against South Florida were enough to vault them six spots to No. 7. Anyone still viewing Cincinnati as that team that barely beat Pittsburgh in the ugliest game of the season might need to get their vision checked.

All in all, we had quite the potluck of winners and losers in this week's AP Top 25.

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