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Michigan State Spartans rise in new College Basketball AP Top 25 Poll

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The Spartans are back in the top five.

NCAA Basketball: Wisconsin at Michigan State Mike Carter-USA TODAY Sports

Michigan State is back in the top 25.

After wins over Wisconsin and Maryland, the Spartans checked in at No. 5 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll. While nether win was pretty, there’s no doubt the Spartans are one of the best teams in college basketball. If they can overcome their issues and hit their stride, it’s hard to see anyone stopping these Spartans.

Here is a look at the fully-updated AP Poll:

1 Villanova Wildcats

2 Virginia Cavaliers

3 Purdue Boilermakers

4 Duke Blue Devils

5 Michigan State Spartans

6 Xavier Musketeers

7 Kansas Jayhawks

8 Cincinnati Bearcats

9 Arizona Wildcats

10 Texas Tech Red Raiders

11 Auburn Tigers

12 Oklahoma Sooners

13 Saint Mary’s Gaels

14 Gonzaga Bulldogs

15 West Virginia Mountaineers

16 Wichita State Shockers

17 Ohio State Buckeyes

18 Tennessee Volunteers

19 North Carolina Tar Heels

20 Clemson Tigers

21 Kentucky Wildcats

22 Rhode Island Rams

23 Florida Gators

24 Michigan Wolverines

25 Arizona State Sun Devils