BC-BKC—USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Poll,0268

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 Feb. 26, 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) ? 28-1? ? ? 775? ? ? 1

2. Syracuse ? 29-1? ? ? 744? ? ? 2

3. Duke ? 25-4? ? ? 690? ? ? 4

4. Kansas ? 24-5? ? ? 683? ? ? 5

5. Michigan State ? 24-5? ? ? 650? ? ? 6

6. North Carolina ? 25-4? ? ? 627? ? ? 7

7. Marquette ? 24-5? ? ? 568? ? 10

8. Missouri ? 25-4? ? ? 566? ? ? 3

9. Murray State ? 28-1? ? ? 480? ? 12

10. Baylor ? 24-5? ? ? 475? ? 14

11. Ohio State ? 23-6? ? ? 470? ? ? 9

12. Georgetown ? 21-6? ? ? 439? ? ? 8

13. Florida ? 22-7? ? ? 354? ? 11

14. Wichita State ? 26-4? ? ? 352? ? 19

15. Wisconsin ? 21-8? ? ? 341? ? 15

16. Michigan ? 21-8? ? ? 306? ? 13

17. UNLV ? 24-6? ? ? 281? ? 20

18. Louisville ? 22-7? ? ? 202? ? 17

19. Notre Dame ? 20-9? ? ? 184? ? 18

20. Indiana ? 22-7? ? ? 178? ? 24

21. Saint Mary’s ? 25-5? ? ? 163? ? 23

22. Florida State ? 19-9? ? ? 119? ? 16

23. San Diego State ? 22-6? ? ? 111? ? 25

24. Creighton ? 25-5? ? ? ? 80? ? ? —

25. Temple ? 22-6? ? ? ? 53? ? 22

Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 48, Drexel 30, Virginia 30, New Mexico 23, Vanderbilt 13, Iowa State 8, Middle Tennessee 8, Long Beach State 6, Kansas State 5, Mississippi State 5, Washington 2, California 1, Harvard 1, Memphis 1, Nevada 1, VCU 1, Weber State 1.