NC State Checks In At 19/21 In Recent Polls

After defeating Appalachian State on Saturday in the annual Heritage Game, the NC State Wolfpack (6-1) moved up to No. 19 in the USA Today/Coaches Poll and No. 21 in the Associated Press College Basketball Poll.

USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 College Basketball Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Duke Blue Devils (30) 9-0 774 1
2. Connecticut Huskies (1) 7-0 738 3
3. Villanova Wildcats 6-0 716 4
4. Louisville Cardinals 5-0 654 5
5. Memphis Tigers 7-1 613 7
6. Florida Gators 9-0 595 8
7. Texas Longhorns 8-1 591 2
8. Illinois Fighting Illini 10-0 558 10
9. Oklahoma Sooners 5-1 529 9
10. Washington Huskies 8-0 501 12
11. Gonzaga Bulldogs 6-2 474 11
12. Michigan State Spartans 7-2 383 14
13. Boston College Eagles 6-2 354 6
14. UCLA Bruins 7-1 330 18
15. George Washington Colonials 7-0 306 20
16. Wake Forest Demon Deacons 7-1 264 21
17. Maryland Terrapins 7-2 259 17
18. Indiana Hoosiers 5-2 237 16
19. North Carolina State Wolfpack 6-1 197 23
20. North Carolina Tar Heels 5-1 157 24
21. Nevada Wolf Pack 6-1 126 22
22. Kentucky Wildcats 6-3 119 15
23. Iowa Hawkeyes 7-3 85 13
24. Wisconsin Badgers 7-1 75 NR
25. Ohio State Buckeyes 4-0 62 NR
Others receiving votes: Michigan 58; Syracuse 58; Arizona 47; Pittsburgh 42; Houston 31; LSU 22; West Virginia 22; Bucknell 19; Ohio 15; Xavier 11; Buffalo 7; Notre Dame 7; Colorado 6; Air Force 5; Alabama 5; Kansas State 5; Clemson 4; Iona 4; Northern Iowa 3; Vanderbilt 3; North Carolina-Wilmington 2; New Mexico 1; Oklahoma State 1.

Associated Press Top-25 College Basketball Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Duke Blue Devils (66) 9-0 1,793 1
2. Connecticut Huskies (5) 7-0 1,703 3
3. Villanova Wildcats (1) 6-0 1,653 4
4. Louisville Cardinals 5-0 1,522 5
5. Memphis Tigers 7-1 1,432 7
6. Texas Longhorns 8-1 1,379 2
7. Florida Gators 9-0 1,267 10
8. Oklahoma Sooners 5-1 1,260 8
9. Illinois Fighting Illini 10-0 1,233 11
10. Gonzaga Bulldogs 6-2 1,216 9
11. Washington Huskies 8-0 1,135 13
12. Michigan State Spartans 7-2 1,006 14
13. Boston College Eagles 6-2 821 6
14. UCLA Bruins 7-1 808 16
15. George Washington Colonials 7-0 797 19
16. Wake Forest Demon Deacons 7-1 646 20
17. Maryland Terrapins 7-2 556 21
18. Indiana Hoosiers 5-2 534 18
19. North Carolina Tar Heels 5-1 436 23
20. Nevada Wolf Pack 6-1 398 17
21. North Carolina State Wolfpack 6-1 291 25
22. Iowa Hawkeyes 7-3 281 12
23. Kentucky Wildcats 6-3 243 15
24. Arizona Wildcats 4-3 140 24
25. Houston Cougars 4-1 131 NR
Others receiving votes: Michigan 115, Ohio State 108, Wisconsin 88, Pittsburgh 63, Bucknell 59, Syracuse 56, West Virginia 47, Clemson 27, Indiana State 27, Xavier 27, Ohio 19, Iowa State 16, Iona 14, Alabama 11, Northern Iowa 11, L-S-U 7, Oklahoma State 7, Arkansas 5, Buffalo 4, Vanderbilt 3, Missouri State 2, Georgia 1, La Salle 1, Montana 1.

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