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. Duke (31) 10-0   775   1

2. Ohio St. 8-0   742   2

3. Kansas 9-0   710   4

4. Connecticut 8-0   642   6

5. Syracuse 10-0   639   7

6. Kansas State 9-1   618   5

7. Tennessee 7-0   557   13

8. Pittsburgh 10-1   516   3

9. Baylor 6-0   510   9

10. San Diego St. 10-0   440   15

11. Villanova 8-1   434   12

12. Missouri 8-1   417   11

13. Georgetown 9-1   394   10

14. Illinois 10-1   356   17

15. Michigan St. 7-3   351   8

16. Kentucky 7-2   294   16

17. Purdue 9-1   278   18

18. BYU 10-0   275   21

19. Memphis 7-1   216   14

20. Minnesota 9-1   194   20

21. Louisville 8-0   185   –

22. UNLV 9-1   113   19

23. Notre Dame 9-1   108   23

24. Florida 7-2   48   24

25. Texas 7-2   41   25

Others receiving votes: Texas A&M 39, Washington 35, Wisconsin 29, West Virginia 28, Vanderbilt 19, Northwestern 15, Temple 15, UCF 12, North Carolina 6, Richmond 6, New Mexico 5, Cleveland St. 4, Cincinnati 3, Old Dominion 3, Wichita St. 2, Washington St. 1.

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