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. Syracuse (51) 10-0   1,607   3

2. Ohio St. (7) 8-1   1,478   2

3. Kentucky (4) 8-1   1,468   1

4. Louisville (2) 9-0   1,374   5

5. N. Carolina (1) 8-2   1,373   4

6. Baylor 7-0   1,284   6

7. Duke 9-1   1,273   7

8. Xavier 8-0   1,122   8

9. UConn 8-1   1,087   9

10. Missouri 9-0   1,030   10

11. Marquette 9-0   988   11

12. Kansas 7-2   945   13

13. Florida 7-2   891   12

14. Wisconsin 8-2   728   14

15. Pittsburgh 9-1   696   15

16. Georgetown 8-1   602   18

17. Mississippi St. 9-1   574   17

18. Indiana 9-0   462   –

19. Illinois 10-0   375   24

20. Michigan 7-2   354   20

21. Michigan St. 8-2   310   –

22. Texas A&M 8-1   270   22

23. Alabama 8-2   204   16

24. Murray St. 10-0   93   –

25. Creighton 7-1   88   19

25. Vanderbilt 6-3   88   –

Others receiving votes: Harvard 73, San Diego St. 59, Virginia 57, UNLV 41, Stanford 39, Saint Louis 26, Gonzaga 25, Memphis 13, Cleveland St. 7, N Iowa 7, Arizona 5, California 3, Long Beach St. 3, Northwestern 2, Wichita St. 1.

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