USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Poll

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 22, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Kentucky (31) 19-1 775 2

2. Missouri 18-1 725 5

3. Ohio State 17-3 687 6

4. Syracuse 20-1 686 1

5. Kansas 16-3 660 7

6. Duke 16-3 571 4

7. Baylor 17-2 569 3

8. North Carolina 16-3 565 8

9. Murray State 20-0 502 10

10. Georgetown 16-3 498 12

11. Michigan State 16-4 453 9

12. San Diego State 17-2 403 16

13. Florida 15-4 396 14

14. Creighton 18-2 343 18

15. UNLV 18-3 337 20

16. Mississippi State 16-4 236 15

17. Indiana 16-4 230 13

18. Marquette 16-4 213 22

19. Connecticut 14-5 203 11

20. Saint Mary's 19-2 193 23

21. Virginia 15-3 171 17

22. Michigan 15-5 165 19

23. Harvard 16-2 99 24

24. Kansas State 14-4 80 —

25. Louisville 15-5 49 21

25. Wisconsin 16-5 49 —

Others receiving votes: Florida State 41, Gonzaga 34, West Virginia 33, Wichita State 29, Middle Tennessee 28, Vanderbilt 20, Nevada 12, Illinois 6, Cincinnati 4, UCF 3, Southern Miss. 3, Iowa State 2, Dayton 1, New Mexico 1.