LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The final Associated Press men’s college basketball poll of February will be released at noon Monday.

Two more will follow in March. Odds are the top two spots will look the same way they have for months.

Play on.

1. Gonzaga (22-0) — Ken Pomeroy’s data puts the Zags’ probability of finishing the regular season unbeaten at 98.8. I’m rounding up to 110%.

2. Baylor (17-0) — The Bears’ COVID pause is scheduled to end Tuesday against Iowa State.

3. Michigan (16-1) — The Wolverines beat the Buckeyes Sunday in a game played like basketball is supposed to be played.

4. Illinois (16-5) — The Illinois delivered their best performance this season against Minnesota.

5. Ohio State (18-5) — Fifth in the nation, third in the Big Ten.

6. Florida State (13-3) — The Seminoles looked the part of ACC champion while dismantling Virginia.

7. Villanova (14-3) — Nice win against UConn is all that was asked from Jay Wright’s team last week.

8. Oklahoma (14-5) — The Sooners won’t get their second crack at Baylor until the Big 12 Tournament.

9. Alabama (18-5) — The Crimson Tide didn’t show much against Vanderbilt

10. Houston (18-3) — Credit to Rick Stansbury. He’s agreed to take Western Kentucky to play the Cougars Thursday.

11. Iowa (17-6) — As long as the Hawkeyes don’t play Indiana, they’re in great shape.

12. West Virginia (15-6) — Nobody plays more close games than the Mountaineers.

13. Creighton (16-5) — Holding off Seton Hall as the second-best team in the Big East.

14. Virginia (15-5) — Don’t look now but the Cavaliers are chasing Florida State in the ACC race.

15. Texas (13-6) — With four losses in their last six games, the Longhorns are headed in reverse — and fighting mad, too.

16. Virginia Tech (14-4) — Another team stalled by COVID.

17. Arkansas (17-5) — The Razorbacks get their crack at Alabama Wednesday.

18. Kansas (17-7) — Look who’s back from the brink.

19. Texas Tech (14-7) — The Red Raiders are only 6-6 in the Big 12.

20. USC (18-4) — Not a great Arizona team that beat the Trojans.

21. Loyola (Chicago) (19-4) — Porter Moser should be high on the list of Power 5 job candidates.

22. LSU (14-6) — Tigers have overtaken Tennessee and Missouri for third place in the SEC.

23. San Diego State (18-5) — The Aztecs have a big week ahead against Boise State.

24. UCLA (6-5) — The Bruins took care of business against the Arizona schools — unlike USC.

25. Belmont (24-1) — These Bruins have scored 90 or more seven times.

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