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The last five ranked teams were Texas, Texas A&M, Richmond, Baylor and Northern Iowa.
Texas, which was ranked No. 1 last month for the first time in school history, dropped to its lowest ranking of the season at No. 21. The Longhorns have gone 4-6, including a loss to Missouri last week, since starting the season 17-0.
Northern Iowa (24-3) returned to the poll after being out for one week. The Panthers, who beat Old Dominion 71-62 in a BracketBuster game on Friday, have won eight of their last nine, the only loss coming at Bradley.
Wake Forest (18-7) left the ACC with just the one ranked team after falling from 23rd with losses to Virginia Tech and North Carolina State. Meanwhile, the Big East has five ranked teams this week -- all in the top 12 -- while the Big Ten has four and the SEC has three.
Pittsburgh made the week's biggest jump, moving from 19th to No. 12 after wins over Marquette and Villanova.
Texas A&M will be in two of this week's games between ranked teams. The Aggies are at Baylor on Tuesday and host Texas on Saturday.
There will be three matchups of first- and second-place conference teams on Saturday: Villanova is at Syracuse in the Big East; New Mexico is at BYU in the Mountain West; and Michigan State is at Purdue in the Big Ten.
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