Duke Rated #5 in Coaches Poll

The Blue Devils are ranked #5 in the latest Coaches Poll.

		
			
The USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 college basketball 
coaches' poll, with number of first-place votes and record 
in parentheses, total points and previous ranking:

(Records through December 7, 2003)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. FLORIDA (20) (5-0)                     745     2
 2. KENTUCKY (2) (4-0)                     656     3
 3. CONNECTICUT (4) (6-1)                  641     4
 4. MISSOURI (3-0)                         599     5
 5. DUKE (5-1)                             591     6
 6. TEXAS (2) (4-0)                        584     9
 7. KANSAS (3-1)                           546     1
 8. NORTH CAROLINA (1) (5-0)               544    10
 9. ARIZONA (2-1)                          511     8
10. GEORGIA TECH (2) (7-0)                 488    15
11. OKLAHOMA (5-0)                         451    12
12. WAKE FOREST (5-0)                      410    16
13. STANFORD (4-0)                         385    17
14. ILLINOIS (4-1)                         380    11
15. SAINT JOSEPHS (5-0)                    375    14
16. PURDUE (6-0)                           314    21
17. CINCINNATI (4-0)                       276    19
18. GONZAGA (6-1)                          243    24
19. WISCONSIN (4-1)                        239    13
20. MICHIGAN ST (3-3)                      208     6
21. (tie) MARQUETTE (6-0)                  197    23
21. (tie) SYRACUSE (2-1)                   197    18
23. PITTSBURGH (6-0)                       192    22
24. DAYTON (6-0)                            49    NR
25. LOUISVILLE (2-1)                        44    NR

Dropped Out: No. 20 Notre Dame, No. 25 Maryland

Others Receiving Votes: NOTRE DAME 35, OKLAHOMA ST 27, IOWA 
21, MARYLAND 20, TEXAS TECH 15, CREIGHTON 14, ARIZONA ST 10,
FLORIDA ST 10, SOUTH CAROLINA 10, VANDERBILT 9, OREGON 6, 
BYU 5, CHARLOTTE 5, BOSTON COLLEGE 4, NO CAROLINA ST 4, 
SOUTHERN ILL 4, COLORADO 3, AUBURN 2, MURRAY ST 2, UTAH 2, 
MANHATTAN 1, WICHITA ST 1.
		
		

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