Houston reaches No. 1 in AP poll for first time since 1983


              Virginia's Jayden Gardner (1) dunks against Illinois during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
            
              Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson watches during an NCAA college basketball game against Kent State, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Kevin M. Cox)
            Purdue guard Fletcher Loyer, right, and center Zach Edey celebrate the team's win over Duke in an NCAA college basketball game in the Phil Knight Legacy Championship in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) Texas head coach Chris Beard directs his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Rio Grande Valley, Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas) 
              Kent State guard Sincere Carry (3) is blocked by Houston forward Jarace Walker (25) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Kevin M. Cox)
            Arizona guard Cedric Henderson Jr. (45) tries for a three pointer over Creighton forward Arthur Kaluma (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) Houston forward Jarace Walker (25) drives the lane as he is defended by Oregon center Kel'el Ware (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Andy Nelson) Oregon centers N'Faly Dante (1) and Nate Bittle (32) pressure Houston guard Tramon Mark, center, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Andy Nelson) Houston guard Terrance Arceneaux (23) celebrates his 3-point shot against Oregon with forward J'Wan Roberts (13) and Houston guard Jamal Shead (1) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Andy Nelson) 
              Virginia players celebrate after defeating Illinois in an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)