The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college 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

(24)9-0   759   1

2.

Memphis

(4) 8-0   742   2

3.

Kansas

(1) 10-0   713   3

4.

Georgetown

(1)8-0   668   4

5.

Texas

(1) 10-0   638   5

6.

Washington St.

9-0   611   6

7.

Duke

9-0   599   7

8.

UCLA

9-1   584   8

9.

Pittsburgh

10-0   507   9

10.

Michigan St.

9-1   480   10

11.

Texas A&M

9-1   429   12

12.

Tennessee

9-1   428   11

13.

Marquette

7-1   414   13

14.

Indiana

9-1   389   14

15.

Clemson

8-0   333   15

16.

Villanova

8-1   257   18

17.

Vanderbilt

10-0   249   21

18.

Butler

9-1   241   19

19.

Arizona

7-2   212   22

20.

Gonzaga

8-2   191   23

21.

Oregon

8-2   121   16

22.

Miami

9-0   98   –

23.

Brigham Young

9-2   86   25

24.

Xavier

8-2   76   17

25.

Stanford

8-1   56   –

Others receiving votes:

Rhode Island 41, West Virginia 30, Louisville 24, California 22, Florida 20, Mississippi 15, Virginia 10, Southern California 9, Wisconsin 9, St. Mary's, Calif. 7, Arkansas 6, Dayton 1.