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 rankings:

Rec   Pts   Pr

1. N.Carolina (31) 8-0   775   1

2. Connecticut 8-0   734   2

3. Pittsburgh 9-0   715   3

4. Gonzaga 6-0   674   5

5. Oklahoma 8-0   632   6

6. Texas 6-1   601   8

7. Duke 8-1   551   4

8. Tennessee 6-1   465   13

9. Xavier 7-0   463   14

10. Louisville 4-1   446   11

11. Wake Forest 8-0   368   17

12. Villanova 8-0   362   16

13. Notre Dame 6-2   359   7

14. UCLA 5-2   349   9

15. Memphis 5-1   330   15

16. Syracuse 8-0   317   20

17. Purdue 6-2   293   10

18. Arizona State 7-1   254   19

19. Georgetown 5-1   246   18

20. Michigan St. 5-2   190   12

21. Ohio State 5-0   173   –

22. Davidson 6-1   143   24

23. Kansas 7-1   136   25

24. Marquette 7-1   102   –

25. Miami 5-2   69 t22

Others receiving votes: Baylor 65, Dayton 57, Wisconsin 43, Brigham Young 34, Clemson 29, Michigan 29, Butler 27, Florida 22, St. Mary's, Calif. 8, Missouri 5, Maryland 3, Minnesota 2, Washington State 2, Florida State 1, West Virginia 1.

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