The Wildcats are trying to become the first undefeated men’s national champion since Indiana in 1976. They were a unanimous No. 1 today for the seventh straight week and 11th overall this season.
Villanova and Wisconsin, two of the other No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament, were second and third in the poll. The Badgers jumped from 6th to third.
Duke is ranked fourth and Arizona is 5th. The second five in this weeks rankings are Virginia at number-6, Gonzaga at seven, Notre Dame 8th, Iowa State 9th and Kansas at number-10.
The Badgers will open play in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night in Omaha, Nebraska against Coastal Carolina.