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UK remains #2 in both major polls


The Kentucky Wildcats remain number 2 this week in both the Associated Press top 25 and the USA Today ESPN top 25.
For the first time in 33 years there is only one team from the Atlantic Coast Conference ranked in the AP top 25.
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball
poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb.
21, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through
one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
1. Kansas (61) 26-1 1,621 1
2. Kentucky (4) 26-1 1,559 2
3. Purdue 23-3 1,470 4
4. Syracuse 25-2 1,455 5
5. Duke 23-4 1,323 6
6. Kansas St. 22-4 1,302 7
7. Villanova 22-4 1,189 3
8. West Virginia 21-5 1,183 8
9. Ohio St. 21-7 1,097 9
10. New Mexico 25-3 997 12
11. Georgetown 18-7 846 10
12. Pittsburgh 21-6 806 19
13. BYU 25-3 795 16
14. Michigan St. 21-7 794 11
15. Butler 25-4 673 18
16. Vanderbilt 20-6 599 17
17. Wisconsin 20-7 528 14
18. Gonzaga 22-5 506 13
19. Tennessee 20-6 480 20
20. Temple 22-5 452 21
21. Texas 21-6 445 15
22. Texas A&M 19-7 225 24
23. Richmond 22-6 202 25
24. Baylor 20-6 147 22
25. N. Iowa 24-3 128 -
Others receiving votes: UTEP 86, Virginia Tech 76, Maryland 57,
Missouri 17, Illinois 14, Xavier 13, Marquette 11, Louisville 9,
Mississippi St. 5, Oklahoma St. 4, Utah St. 4, Cornell 2, Murray
St. 2, Wake Forest 2, Clemson 1.

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball
poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb.
21, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one
point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
1. Kansas (30) 26-1 774 1
2. Kentucky (1) 26-1 745 2
3. Purdue 23-3 697 4
4. Syracuse 25-2 682 5
5. Duke 23-4 654 6
6. Kansas State 22-4 613 7
7. West Virginia 21-5 571 8
8. Villanova 22-4 556 3
9. Ohio State 21-7 461 12
10. Butler 25-4 446 13
11. BYU 25-3 430 14
12. New Mexico 25-3 413 15
13. Georgetown 18-7 392 10
14. Michigan State 21-7 373 11
15. Gonzaga 22-5 322 9
16. Pittsburgh 21-6 319 21
17. Tennessee 20-6 294 18
18. Temple 22-5 232 20
19. Wisconsin 20-7 216 16
20. Vanderbilt 20-6 212 19
21. Texas 21-6 177 17
22. Northern Iowa 24-3 119 24
23. Texas A&M 19-7 88 23
24. Richmond 22-6 76 -
25. UTEP 20-5 37 -
Others receiving votes: Baylor 33, Virginia Tech 33, Maryland
31, Utah State 18, Cornell 17, Xavier 14, Clemson 11, UNLV 8,
Missouri 7, Georgia Tech 2, Murray State 1, Saint Mary's, Calif. 1.


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