Wolfpack #9 in Coaches' Poll and #12 in AP Poll

NC State, which improved its record to 7-0 with a victory over Manhattan on Sunday, came in at No. 9 in the Coaches' Poll.<P> The Wolfpack also sits at No. 12 in the latest Associated Press Poll.

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Illinois Fighting Illini (21) 9-0 762 1
2. Kansas Jayhawks (6) 6-0 746 2
3. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2) 6-0 709 3
4. Oklahoma State Cowboys (2) 7-0 677 5
5. Wake Forest Demon Deacons 6-1 616 7
6. North Carolina Tar Heels 7-1 605 8
7. Duke Blue Devils 6-0 599 9
8. Syracuse Orange 8-1 509 4
9. North Carolina State Wolfpack 7-0 486 10
10. Pittsburgh Panthers 7-0 479 12
11. Kentucky Wildcats 6-1 451 11
12. Texas Longhorns 6-1 410 13
13. Connecticut Huskies 4-1 407 6
14. Louisville Cardinals 5-1 338 14
15. Alabama Crimson Tide 8-1 290 18
16. Arizona Wildcats 6-2 286 15
17. Cincinnati Bearcats 6-0 263 20
18. Michigan State Spartans 5-2 220 16
19. Maryland Terrapins 5-2 212 17
20. Washington Huskies 7-1 191 21
21. Iowa Hawkeyes 8-1 170 24
22. George Washington Colonials 6-1 137 25
23. Virginia Cavaliers 7-1 106 19
24. Mississippi State Bulldogs 7-2 98 23
25. Marquette Golden Eagles 9-0 94 NR
Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 49; Oklahoma 48; Wisconsin 30; Boston College 23; UAB 14; Creighton 10; Southern Illinois 6; Michigan 5; New Mexico 5; Notre Dame 5; West Virginia 4; Florida 3; Old Dominion 3; Pacific 3; Wichita State 3; Iowa State 1; LSU 1; Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 1.

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Associated Press Top-25 College Basketball Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Illinois Fighting Illini (35) 9-0 1,748 1
2. Kansas Jayhawks (22) 6-0 1,709 2
3. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (12) 6-0 1,664 3
4. Oklahoma State Cowboys (3) 7-0 1,607 5
5. North Carolina Tar Heels 7-1 1,426 8
6. Wake Forest Demon Deacons 6-1 1,397 6
7. Duke Blue Devils 6-0 1,360 9
8. Syracuse Orange 8-1 1,339 4
9. Kentucky Wildcats 6-1 1,152 10
10. Pittsburgh Panthers 7-0 1,102 11
11. Connecticut Huskies 4-1 1,016 7
12. North Carolina State Wolfpack 7-0 1,007 12
13. Louisville Cardinals 5-1 835 13
14. Texas Longhorns 6-1 764 14
15. Arizona Wildcats 6-2 688 15
16. Iowa Hawkeyes 8-1 630 17
17. Alabama Crimson Tide 8-1 576 18
18. Washington Huskies 7-1 543 16
19. George Washington Colonials 6-1 494 21
20. Mississippi State Bulldogs 7-2 424 22
21. Michigan State Spartans 5-2 370 20
22. Gonzaga Bulldogs 7-1 333 25
23. Maryland Terrapins 5-2 317 23
24. Virginia Cavaliers 7-1 222 19
25. Cincinnati Bearcats 6-0 215 NR

Others receiving votes: Marquette 175, Wisconsin 69, Boston College 64, Oklahoma 44, Notre Dame 30, Creighton 21, Florida 15, New Mexico 9, Hawaii 6, Arkansas 5, Oregon 4, Pacific 4, Miami-Florida 3, U-A-B 3, Wichita State 3, Old Dominion 2, West Virginia 2, American 1, Iowa State 1, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 1.


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