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November 25, 2013

This Week's Top 25 Fared

1. Michigan State (6-0) beat Portland 82-67; beat Virginia Tech 96-77; beat Oklahoma 87-76.

2. Kansas (4-0) beat Iona 86-66; beat Towson 88-58.

3. Louisville (5-1) beat Hartford 87-48; beat Fairfield 71-57; lost to No. 24 North Carolina 93-84.

4. Kentucky (4-1) beat Texas-Arlington 105-76.

5. Arizona (5-0) beat Fairleigh Dickinson 100-50; beat Rhode Island 87-59.

6. Duke (5-1) beat UNC Asheville 91-55; beat East Carolina 83-74; beat Vermont 91-90.

7. Oklahoma State (4-0) beat No. 11 Memphis 101-80.

8. Ohio State (4-0) beat American 63-52.

9. Syracuse (4-0) beat St. Francis (N.Y.) 56-50.

10. VCU (4-2) lost to Florida State 85-67; beat Long Beach State 73-67; lost to Georgetown 84-80.

11. Memphis (2-1) lost to No. 7 Oklahoma State 101-80; beat Nicholls State 98-59.

12. Wisconsin (6-0) beat North Dakota 103-85; beat Bowling Green 88-64; beat Oral Roberts 76-67.

13. Gonzaga (4-0) beat Washington State 90-74.

14. Michigan (4-2) beat Long Beach State 85-61; beat Florida State 82-80, OT; lost to Charlotte 63-61.

14. Wichita State (5-0) beat Tulsa 77-54.

16. Florida (4-1) beat Southern U. 67-53; beat Middle Tennessee 79-59.

17. Oregon (4-0) beat Utah Valley 69-54; beat San Francisco 100-82.

18. UConn (6-0) beat Boston College 72-70; beat Indiana 59-58.

19. New Mexico (4-1) beat UAB 97-94, 2OT; lost to UMass 81-65; beat Davidson 79-58.

20. Baylor (4-0) beat Charleston Southern 69-64.

21. Iowa State (4-0) beat BYU 90-88.

22. UCLA (5-0) beat Sacramento State 86-50; beat Morehead State 81-70; beat Chattanooga 106-65.

23. Creighton (4-0) beat Tulsa 82-72.

24. North Carolina (4-1) beat Richmond 82-72; beat No. 3 Louisville 93-84.

25. Marquette (3-1) beat New Hampshire 58-53.

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