Wolfpack Ends Regular Season No.15/17 in Polls

NC State checked in at No. 15 and No. 17 in the new AP and ESPN/Coaches Polls, respectively, after defeating Florida State in the first round of the ACC Tournament and falling to Maryland in the Semifinals.

By The Associated Press

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' final men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 14, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

                        Record  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 Joseph's (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. N.C. State            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   -
20. Syracuse              21-7    414  19
21. Providence            20-8    324  20
22. Arizona               20-9    233  21
23. S. Illinois           25-4    183  24
24. Memphis               21-7    143  23
25. Boston College        23-9    106   -
25. Utah St.              25-3    106  22

Others receiving votes: Florida 96, Washington 87, Xavier 87, DePaul 86, Michigan St. 72, W. Michigan 51, Air Force 29, Nevada 28, Texas Tech 28, Vanderbilt 22, Utah 19, Dayton 18, ETSU 17, Louisville 17, Charlotte 16, Manhattan 6, UTEP 6, UAB 3, Pacific 2, Seton Hall 2, Va. Commonwealth 2, Vermont 1.


ESPN/USA Today 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. Team records are through the date the poll was released:

RANK TEAM        RECORD PTS PVS 
1. Stanford (28)   29-1 770 2  
2. Gonzaga (1)     27-2 682 3 
3. Oklahoma State  27-3 674 7 
4. Kentucky (2)    26-4 673 8 
5. Saint Joseph's  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. N.C. State  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 State     25-3 95 21 
23. Southern Illinois  25-4 87 22 
24. Syracuse       21-7 83 23 
25. Michigan State  18-11 67 NR 

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Memphis 62, DePaul 38, Western Michigan 37, Texas Tech 26, Florida 24, Boston College 21, Air Force 20, Louisville 20, Washington 16, Xavier 13, Vanderbilt 13, Charlotte 13, Seton Hall 8, Utah 8, Nevada 6, East Tenn. St. 6, Manhattan 5, Central Florida 4, U of the Pacific 3, South Carolina 2, UAB 1, BYU 1, Dayton 1.

DROPPED FROM RANKINGS: Memphis 24, Air Force 25.


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