AP Top 25 Men's Basketball Poll


Thursday, December 30th 2004, 1:21 pm
By: News On 6


The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 26, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Illinois (55) 11-0 1,779 1

2. Kansas (13) 8-0 1,699 2

3. Oklahoma St. (4) 9-0 1,678 3

4. North Carolina 9-1 1,530 4

5. Wake Forest 10-1 1,462 5

6. Duke 8-0 1,434 6

7. Syracuse 11-1 1,333 7

8. Kentucky 8-1 1,257 8

9. Georgia Tech 8-1 1,225 9

10. Pittsburgh 9-0 1,161 10

11. Connecticut 6-1 976 11

12. Gonzaga 9-1 843 13

13. Washington 10-1 842 12

14. Arizona 8-2 733 14

15. Texas 8-2 708 15

16. Iowa 10-1 702 17

17. N.C. State 9-1 686 16

18. Alabama 10-1 611 19

19. Louisville 8-2 587 18

20. George Washington 8-1 484 20

21. Mississippi St. 11-2 437 21

22. Cincinnati 9-0 342 22

23. Michigan St. 7-2 268 23

24. Maryland 7-2 226 24

25. Virginia 8-1 144 25

Others receiving votes: Marquette 71, Boston College 64, Wisconsin 25, Arkansas 23, Oklahoma 17, Oregon 11, Notre Dame 9, Wichita St. 9, Hawaii 8, Old Dominion 6, Miami 3, West Virginia 3, Florida 2, Fresno St. 2.