The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN college men's basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sunday, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:

Rec   Pts   Pr

1.

N.Carolina

(23)7-0   753   2

2.

Memphis

(6) 6-0   746   3

3.

Kansas

(1) 7-0   717   4

4.

Georgetown

(1)5-0   670   5

5.

Texas

7-0   620   8

6.

Washington St.

7-0   599   6

7.

Duke

8-0   594   7

8.

UCLA

7-1   587   1

9.

Pittsburgh

7-0   477   11

10.

Michigan St.

6-1   437   13

11.

Louisville

5-1   422   10

12.

Tennessee

7-1   402   12

13.

Butler

7-0   374   16

14.

Texas A&M

7-1   357   9

15.

Indiana

6-1   341   15

tie.

Marquette

5-1   341   14

17.

Clemson

7-0   255   18

18.

Oregon

6-1   250   17

19.

Gonzaga

7-1   242   19

20.

Xavier

6-1   171   25

21.

Villanova

5-1   132   21

22.

BYU

6-1   124   23

23.

Wisconsin

5-1   63   20

24.

Arizona

5-2   58   NR

25.

Vanderbilt

7-0   49   NR

Others receiving votes:

Saint Mary's 48; Southern California 41; Arkansas 27; Stanford 26; Virginia 26; Southern Illinois 24; Miami (Fla.) 22; California 21; Connecticut 15; Davidson 8; Syracuse 8; Florida 7; Creighton 5; Illinois 5; North Carolina State 4; Rhode Island 3; Kansas State 2; Providence 1; San Diego State 1.