The Wildcats received 47 first-place votes out of 65 to remain first in AP poll

Kentucky (8-0) beat on Saturday and holds the No. 1 spot for a second straight week. The Wildcats received 47 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel.  Ohio State (8-0) had the other 18 first-place votes to remain second. Syracuse, which beat Florida last week, moved up a spot to third. North Carolina, Louisville and Baylor are fourth through sixth, each advancing a place.

 

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kentucky (47) 8-0 1,606
2 Ohio State (18) 8-0 1,575
3 Syracuse 8-0 1,491
4 6-2 1,328
5 Louisville 7-0 1,325
6 Baylor 7-0 1,283
7 7-1 1,264
8 Xavier 6-0 1,133
9 Connecticut 7-1 1,120
10 Missouri 7-0 1,009
11 Marquette 7-0 982
12 Florida 5-2 923
13 5-2 833
14 Wisconsin 6-2 665
15 Pittsburgh 7-1 660
16 Alabama 7-1 635
17 Mississippi State 8-1 493
18 Georgetown 7-1 491
19 Creighton 7-0 352
20 Michigan 6-2 312
21 Memphis 4-2 216
22 A&M 6-1 199
23 Gonzaga 5-1 197
24 Illinois 8-0 193
25 Harvard 8-0 191
  • Others receiving votes:  188, Vanderbilt 141, Michigan State 135, San Diego State 50, Virginia 26, Saint Louis 25, 23, Purdue 12, California 11, 9, Florida State 7, State 6, Arizona 5, Indiana 4, Murray State 2, Northern Iowa 2, Oregon State 2, UC Santa Barbara 1
  • Dropped from rankings:  18, Vanderbilt 20, Saint Louis 23, California 24