Missouri moved up two spots to No. 3 in the final ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll after the top four teams in the previous week's rankings all lost in their conference tournaments.
Kentucky kept an iron grip Monday on the top spot in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll, receiving all 31 votes for the third straight week.
Border rivals Missouri and Kansas met the same fate this week in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll, ceding ground after losses to unranked Big 12 opponents.
Syracuse's reign as the No. 1 team in the nation ended Monday after six weeks at the top, with Kentucky taking over the ranking it held earlier this season.
Syracuse and Kentucky remained first and second in the latest ESPN/USA Today men's basketball coaches' poll released Monday, but North Carolina tumbled after being blown out at Florida State.
UConn was one of five teams in last week's top 10 to lose in past seven days, as Duke, Missouri, Georgetown and Louisville also dropped decisions -- results that shook up this week's coaches' top 10.
Losses last week by top 10 teams Ohio State, Louisville and Florida caused some shifting in the ESPN/USA Today Top 25 coaches' rankings released Monday.
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Jim Boeheim became the eighth Division I coach to reach 800 wins with milestone coming over Albany, 75-43 on Monday night in the 2K Sports Classic.