The top 25 teams in the the USA Today-ESPN men's basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Sunday, 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. Kansas (31) 7-0   775   1

2. Texas 6-0   732   2

3. Villanova 8-0   699   3

4. Kentucky 8-0   672   4

5. Purdue 7-0   650   6

6. Syracuse 8-0   623   7

7. West Virginia 5-0   600   8

8. Duke 7-1   542   5

9. Tennessee 6-1   483   12

10. North Carolina 7-2   441   11

11. Florida 8-0   418   17

12. Connecticut 6-1   413   13

13. Georgetown 6-0   393   14

14. Michigan State 6-2   386   9

15. Ohio State 7-1   365   15

16. Washington 6-1   276   10

17. UNLV 7-0   253   21

18. Texas A&M 7-1   216   22

19. Cincinnati 5-1   177   24

20. Butler 6-2   150   20

21. Georgia Tech 6-1   128   23

22. Gonzaga 6-2   126   16

23. Wisconsin 6-1   104   –

24. Vanderbilt 6-1   67   –

24. Clemson 7-2   67   19

Others receiving votes: Texas Tech 49, Florida State 37, New Mexico 37, Louisville 36, Mississippi 27, Oklahoma State 17, Kansas State 16, Illinois 12, California 10, Memphis 10, St. John's 9, Notre Dame 8, Charlotte 7, Wake Forest 7, Northwestern 6, St. Mary's 6, Richmond 5, Tulsa 5, Brigham Young 4, Washington State 3, William & Mary 3, Dayton 2, Seton Hall 2, Baylor 1.

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