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.

N.C

. (72) 12-0   1,800   1

2.

Connecticut

11-0   1,719   2

3.

Pittsburgh

12-0   1,641   3

4.

Oklahoma

12-0   1,600   4

5.

Duke

10-1   1,511   5

6.

Wake Forest

11-0   1,351   6

7.

Notre Dame

9-2   1,231   8

8.

Texas

10-2   1,193   9

9.

Purdue

11-2   1,160   10

10.

Michigan St.

9-2   1,058   11

11.

Georgetown

9-1   1,015   12

12.

UCLA

10-2   991   13

13.

Syracuse

12-1   863   17

14.

Tennessee

8-2   854   16

15.

Villanova

11-1   691   18

16.

Gonzaga

8-3   608   7

17.

Arizona St.

10-1   602   20

18.

Louisville

8-2   588   19

19.

Baylor

10-1   580   21

20.

Clemson

12-0   563   22

21.

Minnesota

12-0   351   23

22.

Xavier

9-2   327   14

23.

Michigan

9-2   237   24

24.

Ohio St.

9-1   219   15

25.

Butler

10-1   166   –

Others receiving votes:

West Virginia 100, Marquette 79, Illinois 64, Davidson 50, Memphis 43, St. Mary's 30, Texas A&M 21, Stanford 17, Brigham Young 13, Florida 12, Maryland 12, Dayton 11, Florida St. 10, Arizona 7, Miami 6, Creighton 2, Illinois St. 2, George Mason 1, Missouri 1.