Preseason Top 25 college basketball poll


Monday, November 8th 2004, 2:39 pm
By: News On 6


The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's preseason college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2003-04 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last season's final ranking:

Record Pts Pv

1. Kansas (25) 24-9 1,697 16

2. Wake Forest (22) 21-10 1,680 17

3. Georgia Tech (10) 28-10 1,567 14

4. North Carolina (10) 19-11 1,558 18

5. Illinois (2) 26-7 1,457 13

6. Syracuse 23-8 1,452 20

7. Oklahoma St. (2) 31-4 1,342 4

8. Connecticut 33-6 1,281 7

9. Kentucky (1) 27-5 1,177 2

10. Arizona 20-10 1,061 22

11. Duke 31-6 981 5

12. Mississippi St. 26-4 913 8

13. Michigan St. 18-12 910 _

14. Louisville 20-10 876 _

15. Maryland 20-12 765 19

16. Texas 25-8 671 12

17. Pittsburgh 31-5 596 9

18. Alabama 20-13 510 _

19. N.C. State 21-10 490 15

20. Notre Dame 19-13 429 _

21. Wisconsin 25-7 378 10

22. Washington 19-12 355 _

23. Florida 20-11 337 _

24. Memphis 22-8 283 24

25. Gonzaga 28-3 215 3

Others receiving votes: Stanford 90, Michigan 74, Charlotte 37, Providence 32, S. Illinois 31, Utah 31, Cincinnati 30, Oklahoma 28, Boston College 7, UTEP 7, George Washington 6, UAB 6, Xavier 5, ETSU 4, LSU 4, Tennessee 4, Toledo 4, UCLA 4, UNLV 4, Iowa St. 2, Oregon 2, Rice 2, DePaul 1, Indiana 1, Va. Commonwealth 1, Vanderbilt 1, Vermont 1.