Heels remain at No. 9 in both polls

The Tar Heels are still ranked No. 9 in both the Associated Press and Coaches Polls, 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 December 29, 2003)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. CONNECTICUT (37) (9-1)               1,711     1
 2. DUKE (5) (8-1)                       1,623     3
 3. GEORGIA TECH (21) (11-0)             1,606     4
 4. ARIZONA (4) (7-1)                    1,442     5
 5. STANFORD (3) (9-0)                   1,427     6
 6. WAKE FOREST (1) (7-0)                1,389     8
 7. OKLAHOMA (8-0)                       1,359     7
 8. KENTUCKY (7-1)                       1,300     2
 9. NORTH CAROLINA (7-1)                 1,192     9
10. SAINT JOSEPHS (9-0)                  1,183    10
11. LOUISVILLE (7-1)                       985    20
12. CINCINNATI (8-0)                       940    14
13. KANSAS (6-2)                           868    12
14. FLORIDA (8-2)                          815    13
15. PITTSBURGH (12-0)                      763    16
16. GONZAGA (8-2)                          758    15
17. SYRACUSE (7-1)                         665    17
18. WISCONSIN (8-1)                        625    19
19. TEXAS (5-2)                            511    18
20. ILLINOIS (7-2)                         460    21
21. PURDUE (9-2)                           320    22
22. VANDERBILT (9-0)                       238    25
23. MISSOURI (4-3)                         178    11
24. MISSISSIPPI ST (10-0)                  139    NR
25. MARQUETTE (8-2)                        135    NR

Dropped Out: No. 23 Dayton, No. 24 Maryland

Others Receiving Votes: FLORIDA ST 106, PROVIDENCE 60, 
DAYTON 54, CREIGHTON 35, MARYLAND 31, LSU 27, TEXAS TECH 26,
MEMPHIS 21, MICHIGAN 16, OKLAHOMA ST 10, BYU 9, BOSTON 
COLLEGE 9, SOUTH CAROLINA 9, COLORADO 8, UTAH 6, MICHIGAN ST
3, IOWA 2, IOWA ST 2, RHODE ISLAND 2, SMU 2, TEXAS EL PASO 
2, VIRGINIA 2, UTAH ST 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 December 29, 2003)

    TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
    ----                                   ---   ---
 1. CONNECTICUT (18) (9-1)                 750     2
 2. DUKE (6) (8-1)                         720     3
 3. GEORGIA TECH (5) (11-0)                657     4
 4. ARIZONA (7-1)                          650     5
 5. WAKE FOREST (1) (7-0)                  625     6
 6. KENTUCKY (7-1)                         596     1
 7. STANFORD (9-0)                         567     8
 8. OKLAHOMA (8-0)                         566     7
 9. NORTH CAROLINA (7-1)                   511     9
10. SAINT JOSEPHS (1) (9-0)                487    10
11. CINCINNATI (8-0)                       454    12
12. FLORIDA (8-2)                          381    13
13. KANSAS (6-2)                           377    11
14. LOUISVILLE (7-1)                       362    20
15. WISCONSIN (8-1)                        359    15
16. PITTSBURGH (12-0)                      312    17
17. TEXAS (5-2)                            287    16
18. GONZAGA (8-2)                          277    18
19. ILLINOIS (7-2)                         256    19
20. SYRACUSE (7-1)                         193    21
21. PURDUE (9-2)                           162    22
22. MISSOURI (4-3)                         105    14
23. MARQUETTE (8-2)                         87    24
24. VANDERBILT (9-0)                        47    NR
25. FLORIDA ST (11-1)                       46    NR

Dropped Out: No. 23 Dayton, No. 25 Maryland

Others Receiving Votes: DAYTON 41, CREIGHTON 39, TEXAS TECH 
29, OKLAHOMA ST 25, MICHIGAN 20, MARYLAND 13, PROVIDENCE 12,
MISSISSIPPI ST 11, LSU 9, SETON HALL 5, COLORADO 4, SOUTH 
CAROLINA 4, SOUTHERN ILL 4, IOWA 3, MEMPHIS 3, NEVADA 3, 
WESTERN MICH 3, NO CAROLINA ST 2, TEXAS EL PASO 2, TOLEDO 2,
WICHITA ST 2, IOWA ST 1, MANHATTAN 1, MICHIGAN ST 1, MURRAY 
ST 1, RICE 1.

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