The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college 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 (30) 9-0   774   1

2. Texas 8-0   735   2

3. Kentucky (1) 10-0   701   4

4. Purdue 9-0   675   5

5. Syracuse 10-0   658   6

6. West Virginia 7-0   631   7

7. Duke 7-1   547   8

8. Tennessee 7-1   528   9

9. Villanova 9-1   524   3

10. North Carolina 8-2   497   10

11. Georgetown 8-0   494   13

12. Michigan State 8-2   423   14

13. Florida 8-1   367   11

14. Connecticut 6-2   358   12

15. Georgia Tech 6-1   229   21

15. Gonzaga 8-2   229   22

17. Butler 7-3   184   20

18. Ohio State 7-2   176   15

19. New Mexico 10-0   164   –

20. Texas Tech 9-0   150   –

21. Washington 6-2   146   16

22. Kansas State 9-1   136   –

23. UNLV 7-1   112   17

24. Clemson 8-2   110   24

25. Mississippi 8-1   77   –

Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 76, Texas A&M 58, Wisconsin 58, Illinois 25, Temple 24, Memphis 21, Florida State 20, Brigham Young 17, St. Mary's 17, Oklahoma State 15, Wake Forest 15, Charlotte 14, St. John's 14, Northwestern 13, Dayton 9, Seton Hall 9, Tulsa 9, Washington State 9, William & Mary 9, California 7, Missouri State 3, Western Carolina 3, Mississippi State 2, Baylor 1, Coastal Carolina 1, Northern Iowa 1.

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