The top 25 teams in the Associated Press' 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.

NCarolina

(71) 11-0   1,775   1

2.

Connecticut

10-0   1,693   2

3.

Pittsburgh

12-0   1,618   3

4.

Oklahoma

11-0   1,580   4

5.

Duke

10-1   1,486   6

6.

Wake Forest

10-0   1,294   10

7.

Gonzaga

8-2   1,154   8

8.

Notre Dame

8-2   1,116   12

9.

Texas

9-2   1,108   5

10.

Purdue

9-2   1,083   13

11.

Michigan St.

8-2   907   19

12.

Georgetown

8-1   880   15

13.

UCLA

8-2   873   14

14.

Xavier

9-1   861   7

15.

Ohio St.

8-0   766   17

16.

Tennessee

8-2   758   16

17.

Syracuse

11-1   742   11

18.

Villanova

10-1   594   18

19.

Louisville

7-2   521   9

20.

Arizona St.

9-1   477   20

21.

Baylor

9-1   466   21

22.

Clemson

12-0   462   25

23.

Minnesota

10-0   198   –

24.

Michigan

8-2   183   –

25.

Missouri

9-1   71   –

Others receiving votes:

Memphis 70, Marquette 69, Davidson 66, Butler 40, Dayton 25, St. Mary's, Calif. 25, Illinois 20, BYU 18, Maryland 16, Texas A&M 11, Kansas 10, Florida 8, Florida St. 8, Stanford 8, Miami 6, Wisconsin 5, George Mason 1, UNLV 1, Western Kentucky 1, West Virginia 1.