The top 25 teams in the Associated Press' 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 ranking:

Rec   Pts   Pr

1. Kentucky (47) 8-0   1,606   1

2. Ohio St. (18) 8-0   1,575   2

3. Syracuse 8-0   1,491   4

4. N. Carolina 6-2   1,328   5

5. Louisville 7-0   1,325   6

6. Baylor 7-0   1,283   7

7. Duke 7-1   1,264   3

8. Xavier 6-0   1,133   11

9. UConn 7-1   1,120   8

10. Missouri 7-0   1,009   13

11. Marquette 7-0   982   16

12. Florida 5-2   923   10

13. Kansas 5-2   833   15

14. Wisconsin 6-2   665   9

15. Pittsburgh 7-1   660   17

16. Alabama 7-1   635   12

17. Mississippi St. 8-1   493   21

18. Georgetown 7-1   491   –

19. Creighton 7-0   352   –

20. Michigan 6-2   312   14

21. Memphis 4-2   216   22

22. Texas A&M 6-1   199   25

23. Gonzaga 5-1   197   19

24. Illinois 8-0   193   –

25. Harvard 8-0   191   –

Others receiving votes: UNLV 188, Vanderbilt 141, Michigan St. 135, San Diego St. 50, Virginia 26, Saint Louis 25, Stanford 23, Purdue 12, California 11, Cleveland St. 9, Florida St. 7, Kansas St. 6, Arizona 5, Indiana 4, Murray St. 2, N. Iowa 2, Oregon St. 2, UC Santa Barbara 1.

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