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College Basketball Rankings, Week 16: Villanova and Butler in newest USA TODAY Coaches' Poll

Check out the latest edition of the Coaches' Poll, featuring two Big East teams.

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports

The Villanova Wildcats and Butler Bulldogs represent the Big East Conference in the latest edition of the USA TODAY Coaches' Poll.

The Wildcats remain at No. 6 after an unbeaten week, defeating the likes of Seton Hall and Marquette in their last two matchups. Villanova is 25-2 and on their way to yet another Big East regular season championship under the direction of head coach Jay Wright who continues to establish himself as one of the best coaches in the country.

Butler, meanwhile, tumbled after a 1-1 showing in the previous week. While they escaped from Omaha with a win over Creighton thanks to Roosevelt Jones, Xavier steamrolled them in Cincinnati. They, much like in the AP Poll, fell down from 19 to 23 in this edition of the Coaches' Poll.

Georgetown and Providence are on the outside looking in, just barely missing the cut as they are No. 26 and 27 respectively.

Kentucky remains the unanimous No. 1 in the country and are still college basketball's only unbeaten team to this point in the season. Northern Iowa and Wichita State stand at No. 10 and 11, setting the stage for an epic encounter on February 28 that will decide the Missouri Valley Conference regular season championship.

USA TODAY Coaches' Poll

Rank Team Record Pts Last
1 Kentucky Wildcats (32) 27-0 800 1
2 Gonzaga Bulldogs 28-1 746 2
3 Virginia Cavaliers 25-1 725 3
4 Wisconsin Badgers 25-2 709 4
5 Duke Blue Devils 24-3 690 5
6 Villanova Wildcats 25-2 648 6
7 Arizona Wildcats 24-3 603 7
8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 24-4 552 10
9 Kansas Jayhawks 22-5 530 8
10 Northern Iowa Panthers 26-2 506 11
11 Wichita State Shockers 25-3 460 13
12 Utah Utes 21-5 442 9
13 Iowa State Cyclones 20-6 425 14
14 Maryland Terrapins 22-5 347 15
15 Louisville Cardinals 21-6 655 12
16 Arkansas Razorbacks 22-5 622 17
17 Oklahoma Sooners 19-8 288 17
18 North Carolina Tar Heels 19-8 272 18
19 West Virginia Mountaineers 21-6 214 22
20 Baylor Bears 20-7 202 20
21 SMU Mustangs 22-5 178 21
22 San Diego State Aztecs 22-6 99 25
23 Butler Bulldogs 19-8 73 19
24 Virginia Commonwealth Rams 21-6 70 26
25 Michigan State Spartans 19-8 48 29
Others Receiving Votes: Georgetown 31, Providence 28, Murray St. 23, Valparaiso 16, Ohio State 10, Oklahoma St. 10, S.F. Austin 9, Texas A&M 6, Davidson 4, Oregon 4, Purdue 4, Ole Miss 3, Boise State 2, Colorado St. 2