Villanova moved up two spots to No. 10 in the Associated Press college basketball top 25 poll on Monday.
The Wildcats (8-1) defeated Penn by 65-53 on Wednesday and held off La Salle, 84-81, on Sunday.
Duke remained the unanimous No. 1 in the AP poll, receiving all 65 first-place votes.
The Blue Devils ran their record to 10-0 with easy wins over Bradley and St. Louis.
San Diego State 51, Cal Poly 45 - Malcolm Thomas notched a double-double with 18 points and 15 rebounds to help the No. 11 Aztecs (11-0) hold off the Mustangs (3-6) in San Diego.
UConn women still tops.Connecticut remained the unanimous choice at No. 1 in the Associated Press women's college basketball top 25 poll.
The Huskies (9-0) have won an NCAA women's basketball-record 87 straight games and got all 40 first-place votes.
UConn will play No. 11 Ohio State (7-1) at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, trying to match the 88 straight victories set by the UCLA men's basketball team in the early 1970s.
DePaul 76, Northwestern 72 - Sam Quigley scored a season-high 23 points to lead the No. 22 Blue Demons (12-1) to their third straight win, over the Wildcats (8-2) in Chicago.
In the area: Forward Lauren Gregg scored 25 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Rowan to its fourth straight win, a 64-60 victory over host York.
Players of the week. Villanova guard Corey Stokes and Temple guard Ramone Moore were named Big Five co-players of the week. Stokes averaged 25 points in two games, and Moore led the Owls to an upset of then-No. 9 Georgetown. . . . Gwynedd-Mercy guard Jon Crabtree (Phoenixville) was named the Colonial States Athletic Conference player of the week after leading his team to the championship of the Heritage's Dairy Stores Classic tournament.