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) 9-0   775   1

2.

Connecticut

8-0   737   2

3.

Pittsburgh

10-0   713   3

4.

Oklahoma

10-0   676   5

5.

Texas

8-1   642   6

6.

Duke

8-1   574   7

7.

Gonzaga

7-1   552   4

7.

Xavier

9-0   552   9

9.

Louisville

6-1   467   10

10.

Wake Forest

9-0   466   11

11.

Syracuse

9-0   406   16

12.

UCLA

6-2   369   14

13.

Georgetown

7-1   358   19

14.

Notre Dame

7-2   345   13

15.

Villanova

10-1   313   12

16.

Ohio State

6-0   275   21

17.

Arizona State

8-1   272   18

18.

Purdue

8-2   252   17

19.

Tennessee

6-2   246   8

20.

Davidson

8-1   194   22

21.

Memphis

5-2   166   15

22.

Michigan St.

6-2   147   20

23.

Marquette

8-1   130   24

24.

Baylor

8-1   119   –

25.

Clemson

10-0   65   –

Others receiving votes:

Brigham Young 62, Miami 48, Michigan 31, Dayton 27, Butler 19, Arizona 15, Missouri 15, Kansas 14, Wisconsin 14, St. Mary's, Calif. 11, Illinois State 3, Florida 2, Louisiana State 2, Maryland 1.