North Carolina basketball moves up to No. 5 in AP Top 25

The North Carolina Tar Heels continues to climb in the AP Top 25.

In this week’s edition, North Carolina moves up from No. 7 to No. 5 after rallying for a 78-73 victory at Tennessee.

In the win vs. Tennessee, Kenny Williams nailed the game-deciding 3-pointer with 35 seconds remaining.

North Carolina closed on a 9-0 run to complete the comeback over the Vols.

The Tar Heels are off to a 10-1 record and will host Wofford on Dec. 20.

AP Top 25 Poll (Dec. 18)

Villanova

Michigan State

Wichita State

Duke

Arizona State

Miami

North Carolina

Kentucky

Texas A&M

Xavier

West Virginia

Gonzaga

Kansas

TCU

Seton Hall

Virginia

Purdue

Notre Dame

Florida State

Tennessee

Baylor

Florida

Arizona

Texas Tech

Cincinnati

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