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Poll Release: Mar 14
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Kansas (63)30-41,6231
2Michigan State (2)29-51,5522
3North Carolina28-61,4887
4Virginia26-71,3844
5Oregon28-61,3718
6Villanova29-51,2833
7Oklahoma25-71,2156
8West Virginia26-81,1939
9Xavier27-51,1275
10Miami (FL)25-792011
10Kentucky26-892016
12Purdue26-887313
13Utah26-887012
14Indiana25-782810
15Texas A&M26-868217
16Louisville23-858514
17Arizona25-855915
18Maryland25-848918
19Duke23-1038319
20Seton Hall25-837429
21Baylor22-1134722
22Iowa State21-1131721
23California23-1027024
24SMU25-58425
25Iowa21-108220

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Mountain West reverses course, will stick to 11-team format

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mountain West basketball coaches complained when the conference's presidents disregarded their vote on keeping the men's and women's basketball tournament at 11 teams.

Now the coaches are getting their wish.

The Mountain West Conference board of directors voted on Friday to abandon a plan to reduce the postseason tournaments to eight teams, protecting the original 11-team format.