The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 19, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Kentucky (63) 26-1 1,623 1

2. Syracuse (2) 27-1 1,559 2

3. Missouri 25-2 1,498 3

4. Kansas 22-5 1,377 4

5. Duke 23-4 1,359 5

6. Michigan St. 22-5 1,317 7

7. North Carolina 23-4 1,261 8

8. Ohio St. 22-5 1,139 6

9. Georgetown 20-5 1,085 10

10. Marquette 22-5 1,013 12

11. Michigan 20-7 869 17

12. Florida 21-6 860 14

13. Baylor 22-5 859 9

14. Murray St. 26-1 765 16

15. Florida St. 19-7 620 20

16. Wisconsin 20-7 615 15

17. Louisville 21-6 495 19

18. New Mexico 22-4 469 —

19. Wichita St. 24-4 467 24

20. Notre Dame 19-8 457 23

21. UNLV 22-6 325 11

22. Temple 21-5 281 —

23. Indiana 20-7 246 18

24. San Diego St. 20-6 176 13

25. Virginia 20-6 153 22

Others receiving votes: Creighton 76, Gonzaga 47, BYU 29, Saint Louis 25, Drexel 13, Harvard 12, Vanderbilt 12, California 11, Saint Mary's (Cal) 7, Long Beach St. 4, VCU 1.