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AP’s Men’s College Basketball Top 25

March 7, 2005

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 6, 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 (48) 29-1 1,725 1

2. North Carolina (22) 26-3 1,701 2

3. Wake Forest 26-4 1,596 4

4. Kentucky 23-4 1,445 3

5. Duke 22-5 1,393 6

6. Louisville 26-4 1,350 9

7. Boston College 24-3 1,286 5

8. Arizona 25-5 1,192 11

9. Kansas 22-5 1,134 7

10. Oklahoma St. 21-6 1,067 8

11. Gonzaga 24-4 1,054 12

12. Connecticut 21-6 1,021 15

13. Michigan St. 22-5 919 14

14. Washington 24-5 895 10

15. Utah 25-4 697 16

16. Syracuse 24-6 648 13

17. Oklahoma 23-6 630 20

18. Pacific 25-2 583 17

19. Villanova 21-6 552 19

20. Alabama 23-6 456 21

21. Cincinnati 24-6 333 22

22. Pittsburgh 20-7 288 24

23. Wisconsin 20-7 260 23

24. Nevada 24-5 149 25

25. Charlotte 21-6 112 18

Others receiving votes: Florida 96, LSU 58, S. Illinois 43, Texas 28, Wis.-Milwaukee 9, Georgia Tech 5, New Mexico 5, Texas A&M 4, UCLA 3, Holy Cross 2, Saint Mary’s, Calif. 2, Winthrop 2, Minnesota 1, Ohio St. 1, Old Dominion 1, Penn 1, Texas Tech 1, UTEP 1, Vermont 1.

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