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– The national Top 10 remained largely intact as Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the updated Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings for Division I men
on Wednesday.

Cavaliers Remain No. 1

Defending national champion Virginia continues to hold the nation’s No. 1 ranking. The Cavaliers, who are the host institution for the 2016 ITA Division I National Men’s Team Indoor Championship (Feb. 12-15 at Boar’s Head Country Club in Charlottesville, Virginia) will play their first dual match of the season on Jan. 31 against Kentucky, a team that went from unranked to No. 55 in this week’s rankings, thanks to a 4-3 victory over then-No. 13 Duke on Jan. 17.

Top 25 Teams Conference Breakdown

Top 10 teams in parenthesis
Big 12 (3) – 5
    -Oklahoma (2); TCU (3); Baylor (4); Texas Tech (15); Texas (20)
ACC (2) – 5
    -Virginia (1); North Carolina (10); Wake Forest (11); Virginia Tech (14); Duke (23)
SEC (2) – 4
    -Texas A&M (5); Georgia (6); Mississippi (17); Florida (21)
Big Ten (2) – 4
    -Illinois (7); Ohio State (9); Minnesota (22); Northwestern (25)
Pac-12 (1) – 3
    -USC (8); UCLA (12); Stanford (18)
American – 2
    -South Florida (13); Tulsa (24)
Ivy League – 1
    -Columbia (16)
West Coast Conference – 1
    -San Diego (19)

#OracleITARankings Big Mover Of The Week
The Kentucky Wildcats (3-0), in addition to the 4-3 win over Duke (now No. 23), earned a doubleheader sweep over Northern Kentucky and Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 15, both by 7-0 margins. Kentucky now sits at No. 55 in the national rankings. The Wildcats’ next match is Jan. 23 at home versus Michigan.

Singles/Doubles Rankings Update
National singles and doubles rankings for Division I men will resume on February 10.

About the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings  
As the governing body of college tennis, the ITA administers the Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings that are designed to track the top men's and women's teams, along with singles and doubles players in NCAA Divisions I, II, III, NAIA, Junior Colleges and California Junior Colleges. For full rankings information, please visit http://www.itatennis.com/ResultsAndRankings/Rankings.htm.