The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 19, 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) 26-1 775 1

2. Syracuse 27-1 744 2

3. Missouri 25-2 713 3

4. Duke 23-4 662 4

5. Kansas 22-5 644 5

6. Michigan State 22-5 613 8

7. North Carolina 23-4 592 7

8. Georgetown 20-5 539 9

9. Ohio State 22-5 504 6

10. Marquette 22-5 485 13

11. Florida 21-6 454 12

12. Murray State 26-1 416 14

13. Michigan 20-7 377 19

14. Baylor 22-5 374 10

15. Wisconsin 20-7 292 17

16. Florida State 19-7 290 21

17. Louisville 21-6 277 18

18. Notre Dame 19-8 223 25

19. Wichita State 24-4 183 NR

20. UNLV 22-6 174 11

21. New Mexico 22-4 142 NR

22. Temple 21-5 114 NR

23. Saint Mary's 23-5 101 16

24. Indiana 20-7 81 20

25. San Diego State 20-6 76 15

Others receiving votes: Virginia 73; Creighton 51; California 21; Gonzaga 13; Saint Louis 11; Harvard 10; Mississippi State 10; Drexel 9; Vanderbilt 9; Kansas State 8; Middle Tennessee 6; Long Beach State 3; Virginia Commonwealth 2; Weber State 2; Iowa State 1; Nevada 1.