Heels Still #1 In AP Poll

North Carolina and UCLA remain 1-2 on the AP men's basketball poll. The Tar Heels and Bruins both received 26 first-place votes, but North Carolina had an nine-point edge in the total vote count.

Memphis is still third with 19 first-place votes.

Kansas and Georgetown, which received one first-place vote, are fourth and fifth, followed by Louisville, Tennessee, Indiana and Washington State. Michigan State jumped up two places to round out
the top 10.

Marquette falls one place to 11th and is followed by Oregon, Duke, Gonzaga, Texas, Texas A&M, Pittsburgh, Kansas State, Southern
Illinois and Villanova.

Syracuse, Butler, Virginia and Clemson are 21 through 24.

Two-time defending national champion Florida is back in poll at
Number-25.

The Gators came into this season having lost the top six players from the team that repeated. It took the new group just two weeks to move into the AP rankings.

RecordPtsPvs
1. North Carolina (26) 2-0 1,725 1
2. UCLA (26) 3-0 1,716 2
3. Memphis (19) 4-0 1,689 3
4. Kansas 3-0 1,566 4
5. Georgetown (1) 2-0 1,508 5
6. Louisville 2-0 1,396 6
7. Tennessee 3-0 1,384 7
8. Indiana 2-0 1,200 8
9. Washington St. 3-0 1,170 9
10. Michigan St. 2-0 1,042 12
11. Marquette 2-0 1,039 10
12. Oregon 4-0 1,021 11
13. Duke 2-0 962 13
14. Gonzaga 3-0 834 14
15. Texas 3-0 789 16
16. Texas A&M 4-0 759 15
17. Pittsburgh 4-0 582 19
18. Kansas St. 3-0 487 22
19. S. Illinois 1-0 400 23
20. Villanova 2-0 297 24
21. Syracuse 3-0 257 --
22. Butler 3-0 244 25
23. Virginia 3-0 227 --
24. Clemson 3-0 187 --
25. Florida 4-0 135 --
Others receiving votes: Arizona 128, Arkansas 106, Ohio St.
77,Wisconsin 74, Davidson 45, Stanford 43, N.C. State 41,
Connecticut 30, WestVirginia 29, Miami 27, Alabama 26, Mississippi
St. 23, Vanderbilt 23, BYU22, Xavier 22, Missouri 18, Washington 8,
Kentucky 6, San Diego St. 6,Southern Cal 6, Winthrop 5, Rhode
Island 4, George Mason 3, Maryland 3,Baylor 2, Ohio 2, Providence
2, Creighton 1, Illinois 1, New Orleans 1.


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