Devils Steady at No. 6 In Coaches' Poll

The Coaches college basketball Poll was released this afternoon.

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

Team

Record

Pts.

Previous

1. Illinois (24)

10-0

766

1

2. Kansas (5)

7-0

740

2

3. Oklahoma State (2)

8-0

713

4

4. Wake Forest

9-1

646

5

5. North Carolina

8-1

643

6

6. Duke

8-0

624

7

7. Pittsburgh

8-0

545

10

8. Syracuse

9-1

543

8

9. Georgia Tech

7-1

536

3

10. Kentucky

7-1

497

11

11. Connecticut

5-1

399

13

12. Texas

7-2

385

12

13. N.C. State

8-1

342

9

14. Alabama

9-1

334

15

15. Arizona

7-2

333

16

16. Cincinnati

7-0

296

17

17. Washington

8-1

293

20

18. Louisville

6-2

241

14

19. Iowa

9-1

216

21

20. Michigan State

6-2

199

18

21. Maryland

6-2

162

19

22. George Washington

7-1

161

22

23. Gonzaga

8-1

152

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24. Mississippi State

9-2

90

24

25. Virginia

7-1

81

23

Others receiving votes: Marquette 33; Oklahoma 23; Boston College 20; Wisconsin 18; New Mexico 11; West Virginia 8; Southern Illinois 7; Florida 3; Notre Dame 3; Wichita State 3; Creighton 2; Hawaii 1; Iowa State 1; Michigan 1; Old Dominion 1; Santa Clara 1; Texas A&M 1; Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 1.


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