USA Today-ESPN Top 25 Poll


Monday, December 17th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


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 day games of Dec. 16, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last ranking:

;Record;Pts;Pvs

1. Duke (31);9-0;775;1

2. Maryland;8-1;735;2

3. Florida;7-1;690;4

4. Kansas;8-1;674;5

5. Virginia;5-0;617;6

6. Oklahoma State;9-0;571;9

7. Illinois;8-2;552;8

8. Kentucky;6-1;525;10

9. Missouri;9-1;524;3

10. Arizona;5-2;458;7

11. Boston College;9-0;433;11

12. Iowa;9-3;402;15

13. Stanford;4-1;389;13

14. Syracuse;9-1;385;12

15. Marquette;9-0;338;16

16. Georgetown;8-1;316;14

17. Michigan State;6-3;255;19

18. Saint Joseph's;6-1;235;18

19. UCLA;5-2;182;18

20. Wake Forest;6-2;170;20

21. Oklahoma;6-1;154;22

22. Alabama;7-2;116;21

23. Ball State;6-2;98;23

24. Gonzaga;9-2;76;NR

25. Cincinnati;7-1;71;NR

Others receiving votes: Miami (Fla.) 54, Western Kentucky 47, Butler 44, Connecticut 30, Memphis 24, Southern Illinois 24, Temple 13, Texas 12, Wyoming 12, North Carolina State 11, Indiana 10, Notre Dame 9, Creighton 7, California 5, Mississippi State 5, South Florida 5, Utah State 5, New Mexico 4, West Virginia 4, Fresno St 3, Bowling Green 2, Georgia 1, Louisville 1, Missouri-Kansas City 1, Ohio State 1, Tulsa 1