Devils Fall to No. 4/5 In new polls

Despite beating North Carolina at home on Saturday, the loss to Georgia Tech earlier in the week helped the Blue Devils drop to No. 4 and No. 5 in the Coaches and AP Polls, respectively.

The Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll, with 
number of first-place votes and record in parentheses, total
points and previous ranking:

(Records through March 7, 2004)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. SAINT JOSEPHS (67) (27-0)            1,795     2
 2. STANFORD (2) (26-1)                  1,648     1
 3. GONZAGA (1) (26-2)                   1,604     4
 4. MISSISSIPPI ST (25-2)                1,557     5
 5. DUKE (2) (25-4)                      1,519     3
 6. PITTSBURGH (27-3)                    1,451     6
 7. OKLAHOMA ST (24-3)                   1,410     8
 8. KENTUCKY (23-4)                      1,370     9
 9. CONNECTICUT (24-6)                   1,158     7
10. WISCONSIN (21-6)                       927    17
11. TEXAS (21-6)                           914    10
12. ILLINOIS (22-5)                        898    18
13. CINCINNATI (21-6)                      844    13
14. GEORGIA TECH (22-8)                    817    19
15. WAKE FOREST (19-8)                     672    11
16. NORTH CAROLINA (18-9)                  665    14
17. NO CAROLINA ST (19-8)                  654    16
18. KANSAS (20-7)                          607    21
19. SYRACUSE (21-6)                        593    24
20. PROVIDENCE (20-7)                      521    12
21. ARIZONA (19-8)                         400    22
22. UTAH ST (25-2)                         322    23
23. MEMPHIS (21-6)                         310    20
24. SOUTHERN ILL (25-4)                    264    15
25. AIR FORCE (22-5)                        73    NR

Dropped Out: No. 25 LOUISVILLE

Others Receiving Votes: MICHIGAN ST 70, CHARLOTTE 48, DEPAUL
42, LOUISVILLE 41, BOSTON COLLEGE 36, WASHINGTON 36, SETON 
HALL 34, WESTERN MICH 31, NEVADA 20, EAST TENN ST 10, TEXAS 
TECH 10, FLORIDA 6, DAYTON 5, MANHATTAN 4, SOUTH CAROLINA 3,
BOISE ST 2, TEXAS EL PASO 2, ALABAMA 1, BYU 1, MARQUETTE 1, 
OKLAHOMA 1, PACIFIC 1, PRINCETON 1, VA COMMONWEALTH 1.


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 March 7, 2004)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. SAINT JOSEPHS (31) (27-0)              775     2
 2. STANFORD (26-1)                        715     1
 3. GONZAGA (26-2)                         687     4
 4. DUKE (25-4)                            675     3
 5. MISSISSIPPI ST (25-2)                  666     5
 6. PITTSBURGH (27-3)                      620     6
 7. OKLAHOMA ST (24-3)                     616     7
 8. KENTUCKY (23-4)                        571     9
 9. CONNECTICUT (24-6)                     496     8
10. WISCONSIN (21-6)                       480    14
11. TEXAS (21-6)                           407    10
12. CINCINNATI (21-6)                      401    12
13. ILLINOIS (22-5)                        333    20
14. WAKE FOREST (19-8)                     316    11
15. KANSAS (20-7)                          315    18
16. ARIZONA (19-8)                         281    17
17. PROVIDENCE (20-7)                      254    13
18. GEORGIA TECH (22-8)                    247    22
19. NORTH CAROLINA (18-9)                  218    16
20. NO CAROLINA ST (19-8)                  217    19
21. UTAH ST (25-2)                         216    21
22. SOUTHERN ILL (25-4)                    138    15
23. SYRACUSE (21-6)                        112    NR
24. MEMPHIS (21-6)                         107    23
25. AIR FORCE (22-5)                        49    NR

Dropped Out: No. 24 LOUISVILLE, No. 25 MICHIGAN ST

Others Receiving Votes: MICHIGAN ST 39, LOUISVILLE 32, 
CHARLOTTE 20, COLORADO 10, DEPAUL 10, WESTERN MICH 8, SOUTH 
CAROLINA 7, TEXAS TECH 7, BOSTON COLLEGE 4, BYU 4, EAST TENN
ST 4, FLORIDA 4, UAB 3, DAYTON 3, NEVADA 2, PACIFIC 2, TEXAS
EL PASO 2, MANHATTAN 1, SETON HALL 1.

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