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USA Today Top 25 Poll

March 18, 2019

The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 17, 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. Duke (25) 29-5 744 5
2. Virginia (1) 29-3 701 2
3. Gonzaga (3) 30-3 667 1
4. North Carolina 27-6 666 3
5. Tennessee (1) 29-5 636 8
6. Michigan State 28-6 598 7
7. Kentucky 27-6 565 4
8. Michigan 28-6 538 11
9. Houston 31-3 494 10
10. Texas Tech 26-6 454 6
11. Florida State 27-7 453 13
12. LSU 26-6 370 9
13. Purdue 23-9 356 12
14. Kansas State 25-8 297 14
15. Virginia Tech 24-8 285 15
16. Buffalo 31-3 278 16
17. Kansas 25-9 273 18
18. Auburn 26-9 213 24
19. Wofford 29-4 191 20
20. Nevada 29-4 182 17
21. Wisconsin 23-10 170 19
22. Villanova 25-9 151 25
23. Iowa State 23-11 141
24. Cincinnati 28-6 134 23
25. Marquette 24-9 48 22
25. Utah State 28-6 48

Others receiving votes: Maryland 31, Mississippi State 24, Seton Hall 7, Arizona State 6, Murray State 6, VCU 5, Washington 4, Louisville 3, UCF 3, Florida 2, Liberty 2, Oregon 2, UC Irvine 2.

Note: Two ballots are missing. Jim Boeheim of Syracuse and Randy Bennett of Saint Mary’s did not vote before the deadline.