Here's a look at how AP's sports coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 or aplouisville@ap.org. Beth Campbell is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at sstroud@ap.org; administrative correspondent Claire Galofaro can be reached at cgalofaro@ap.org. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. All times are Eastern.

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL:

Men:

COLLEGE BKB POLL

UNDATED — Villanova needed just a week to reclaim its lost No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25. West Virginia waited a lot longer — nearly six decades, in fact — to get back to its position at No. 2. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 670 words, photos, list.

Women:

WOMEN'S BKB POLL

NEW YORK — Rutgers is back in The Associated Press women's basketball poll for the first time since 2015. By Doug Feinberg. SENT: 250 words, photo.

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