Heels at No. 6 in Coaches Poll

The new Coaches Poll was released this evening.

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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