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 (53) 11-0   1,585   1

2. Ohio St. (5) 10-1   1,474   2

3. Kentucky (4) 9-1   1,457   3

4. Louisville (2) 10-0   1,364   4

5. North Carolina 9-2   1,340   5

6. Baylor 9-0   1,271   6

7. Duke 9-1   1,266   7

8. UConn 9-1   1,102   9

9. Missouri 11-0   1,076   10

10. Marquette 10-0   1,021   11

11. Florida 8-2   946   13

12. Kansas 7-2   939   12

13. Wisconsin 10-2   746   14

14. Xavier 8-1   728   8

15. Pittsburgh 10-1   707   15

16. Georgetown 9-1   644   16

17. Indiana 10-0   601   18

18. Mississippi St 11-1   576   17

19. Michigan St. 9-2   413   21

20. Michigan 9-2   381   20

21. UNLV 11-2   251   –

22. Murray St. 12-0   222   24

23. Creighton 8-1   130   25

24. Virginia 9-1   102   –

25. Illinois 10-1   96   19

Others receiving votes: Harvard 88, San Diego St. 67, Stanford 61, St. Louis 33, Gonzaga 23, Kansas St. 22, Texas A&M 18, Alabama 8, Wichita St. 8, Cleveland St. 7, N. Iowa 7, California 5, Vanderbilt 5, Northwestern 4, Ohio 3, Long Beach St. 2, Indiana St. 1.

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