UNC At No. 8 In New Coaches Poll

The latest ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll was released this evening.

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. Illinois Fighting Illini (18) 6-0 757 3
2. Kansas Jayhawks (10) 4-0 749 2
3. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (2) 5-0 700 4
4. Syracuse Orange 7-0 651 5
5. Oklahoma State Cowboys (1) 5-0 621 7
6. Connecticut Huskies 3-0 610 6
7. Wake Forest Demon Deacons 6-1 590 1
8. North Carolina Tar Heels 6-1 568 11
9. Duke Blue Devils 5-0 555 10
10. North Carolina State Wolfpack 6-0 445 13
11. Kentucky Wildcats 4-1 421 8
12. Pittsburgh Panthers 5-0 416 14
13. Texas Longhorns 5-1 391 15
14. Louisville Cardinals 4-1 283 17
15. Arizona Wildcats 5-2 253 20
16. Michigan State Spartans 4-2 251 9
17. Maryland Terrapins 4-2 248 12
18. Alabama Crimson Tide 6-1 222 22
19. Virginia Cavaliers 6-0 194 25
20. Cincinnati Bearcats 4-0 179 24
21. Washington Huskies 5-1 174 16
22. Wisconsin Badgers 4-1 163 23
23. Mississippi State Bulldogs 6-2 112 21
24. Iowa Hawkeyes 6-1 91 NR
25. George Washington Colonials 5-1 80 NR
Others receiving votes: Florida 76; Notre Dame 51; Gonzaga 49; Marquette 41; Oklahoma 34; Michigan 15; Creighton 14; UAB 13; Boston College 12; Southern Illinois 10; Old Dominion 9; Memphis 8; Santa Clara 7; West Virginia 5; Pacific 2; Providence 2; Miami (Ohio) 1; Oregon 1; Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 1.

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