Heels Climb One Spot in AP Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Illinois Fighting Illini (25) 6-0 1,717 5
2. Kansas Jayhawks (23) 4-0 1,700 2
3. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (12) 5-0 1,632 4
4. Syracuse Orange (9) 7-0 1,607 3
5. Oklahoma State Cowboys (2) 5-0 1,479 6
6. Wake Forest Demon Deacons 6-1 1,397 1
7. Connecticut Huskies (1) 3-0 1,383 7
8. North Carolina Tar Heels 6-1 1,354 9
9. Duke Blue Devils 5-0 1,276 10
10. Kentucky Wildcats 4-1 1,075 8
11. Pittsburgh Panthers 5-0 987 13
12. North Carolina State Wolfpack 6-0 909 16
13. Louisville Cardinals 4-1 697 17
14. Texas Longhorns 5-1 692 18
15. Arizona Wildcats 5-2 598 21
16. Washington Huskies 5-1 524 14
17. Iowa Hawkeyes 6-1 496 23
18. Alabama Crimson Tide 6-1 495 22
19. Virginia Cavaliers 6-0 481 24
20. Michigan State Spartans 4-2 434 11
21. George Washington Colonials 5-1 423 NR
22. Mississippi State Bulldogs 6-2 417 15
23. Maryland Terrapins 4-2 405 12
24. Wisconsin Badgers 4-1 343 25
25. Gonzaga Bulldogs 5-1 267 NR

Others receiving votes: Florida 136, Notre Dame 128, Cincinnati 103, Creighton 81, Boston College 35, Oklahoma 29, Marquette 23, Southern Illinois 17, Memphis 8, New Mexico 7, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 6, Charltote 5, Oregon 5, U-A-B 5, Hawaii 4, Miami-Florida 4, Michigan 3, Pepperdine 3, Arkansas 2, Ohio University 2, Pacific 2, Indiana 1, Santa Clara 1, Stanford 1, Vermont 1.


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