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Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger speaks with his players during the Sooners’ game Feb. 20 against Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. 

Oklahoma fell to No. 16 in the latest Associated Press top 25 poll, released on Monday.

The Sooners (14-7) dropped out of the top 10 after losing to both Kansas State and Oklahoma State last week. The Sooners checked in at No. 7 in the previous rankings.

OU will get a second shot at the Cowboys at 8 p.m. tonight at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater. Oklahoma State went from unranked to No. 17 in this week’s AP poll.

Around the Big 12

• Baylor dropped from No. 2 to No. 3 after suffering its first loss of the season to Kansas.

• West Virginia soared to No. 6 in the rankings after picking up a pair of wins.

• The Jayhawks checked in at No. 13.

• Despite falling to Texas Tech on Saturday, Texas dropped just one from No. 14 to No. 15.

• Texas Tech stayed at No. 18 after losing to Oklahoma State last week.

Complete poll

AP Top 25: March 1

No. School (1st-place votes) Record Votes Previous
1 Gonzaga (59) 24-0 1571 1
2 Michigan (4) 18-1 1512 3
3 Baylor 18-1 1450 2
4 Illinois 18-6 1350 5
5 Iowa 18-7 1266 9
6 West Virginia 17-6 1210 10
7 Ohio State 18-7 1163 4
8 Alabama 19-6 1130 6
9 Houston 20-3 1109 12
10 Villanova 15-4 942 8
11 Florida State 14-4 897 11
12 Arkansas 19-5 847 20
13 Kansas 18-8 785 17
14 Creighton 17-6 669 13
15 Texas 14-7 650 14
16 Oklahoma 14-7 584 7
17 Oklahoma State 16-6 553 26
18 Texas Tech 15-8 494 18
19 San Diego State 19-4 406 22
20 Loyolo Chicago 21-4 367 21
21 Virginia 15-6 362 15
22 Virginia Tech 15-5 336 16
23 Purdue 16-8 1982 28
24 Colorado 19-7 150 35
25 Wisconsin 16-9 106 23

Others Receiving Votes: Brigham Young 101, Southern California 88, Clemson 47, Florida 24, Tennessee 19, St. Bonaventure 16, Oregon 15, Missouri 13 Wichita State 11 Maryland 9 Toledo 8, Connecticut 5, Belmont 5, Winthrop 4, North Carolina 4, UCLA 2, Louisville 2, UC Santa Barbara 1, Drake 1.

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