Blue Devils drop to 6th in both polls

A championship game loss to Maryland drops Duke to No.6 in both the Associated Press and ESPN Coaches' Poll, which were released Monday afternoon.

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 15, 2004)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. STANFORD (55) (29-1)                 1,771     2
 2. KENTUCKY (9) (26-4)                  1,621     8
 3. GONZAGA (2) (27-2)                   1,620     3
 4. OKLAHOMA ST (4) (27-3)               1,569     7
 5. SAINT JOSEPHS (1) (27-1)             1,535     1
 6. DUKE (27-5)                          1,472     5
 7. CONNECTICUT (1) (27-6)               1,397     9
 8. MISSISSIPPI ST (25-3)                1,292     4
 9. PITTSBURGH (29-4)                    1,261     6
10. WISCONSIN (24-6)                     1,147    10
11. CINCINNATI (24-6)                    1,018    13
12. TEXAS (23-7)                           985    11
13. ILLINOIS (24-6)                        863    12
14. GEORGIA TECH (23-9)                    845    14
15. NO CAROLINA ST (20-9)                  680    17
16. KANSAS (21-8)                          629    18
17. WAKE FOREST (19-9)                     552    15
18. NORTH CAROLINA (18-10)                 518    16
19. MARYLAND (19-11)                       421    NR
20. SYRACUSE (21-7)                        414    19
21. PROVIDENCE (20-8)                      324    20
22. ARIZONA (20-9)                         233    21
23. SOUTHERN ILL (25-4)                    183    24
24. MEMPHIS (21-7)                         143    23
25. (tie) BOSTON COLLEGE (23-9)            106    NR
25. (tie) UTAH ST (25-3)                   106    22

Dropped Out: No. 25 AIR FORCE

Others Receiving Votes: FLORIDA 96, WASHINGTON 87, XAVIER 
87, DEPAUL 86, MICHIGAN ST 72, WESTERN MICH 51, AIR FORCE 
29, NEVADA 28, TEXAS TECH 28, VANDERBILT 22, UTAH 19, DAYTON
18, EAST TENN ST 17, LOUISVILLE 17, CHARLOTTE 16, MANHATTAN 
6, TEXAS EL PASO 6, UAB 3, PACIFIC 2, SETON HALL 2, VA 
COMMONWEALTH 2, VERMONT 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 14, 2004)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. STANFORD (28) (29-1)                   770     2
 2. GONZAGA (1) (27-2)                     682     3
 3. OKLAHOMA ST (27-3)                     674     7
 4. KENTUCKY (2) (26-4)                    673     8
 5. SAINT JOSEPHS (27-1)                   671     1
 6. DUKE (27-5)                            657     4
 7. CONNECTICUT (27-6)                     601     9
 8. PITTSBURGH (29-4)                      546     6
 9. MISSISSIPPI ST (25-3)                  510     5
10. WISCONSIN (24-6)                       507    10
11. TEXAS (23-7)                           458    11
12. CINCINNATI (24-6)                      454    12
13. ILLINOIS (24-6)                        400    13
14. KANSAS (21-8)                          313    15
15. GEORGIA TECH (23-9)                    297    18
16. WAKE FOREST (19-9)                     290    14
17. NO CAROLINA ST (20-9)                  235    20
18. ARIZONA (20-9)                         192    16
19. PROVIDENCE (20-8)                      176    17
20. NORTH CAROLINA (18-10)                 155    19
21. MARYLAND (19-11)                       134    NR
22. UTAH ST (25-3)                          95    21
23. SOUTHERN ILL (25-4)                     87    22
24. SYRACUSE (21-7)                         83    23
25. MICHIGAN ST (18-11)                     67    NR

Dropped Out: No. 24 Memphis, No. 25 Air Force

Others Receiving Votes: MEMPHIS 62, DEPAUL 38, WESTERN MICH 
37, TEXAS TECH 26, FLORIDA 24, BOSTON COLLEGE 21, AIR FORCE 
20, LOUISVILLE 20, WASHINGTON 16, CHARLOTTE 13, VANDERBILT 
13, XAVIER 13, SETON HALL 8, UTAH 8, EAST TENN ST 6, NEVADA 
6, MANHATTAN 5, UCF 4, PACIFIC 3, SOUTH CAROLINA 2, UAB 1, 
BYU 1, DAYTON 1.

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