Savannah Morning News

The AP Top 25 Poll

Poll Release: Feb 8
(###) Number of first place votes
RankteamRecordPointsPV Rank
1Villanova (32)21-31,5663
2Maryland (13)22-31,4994
3Oklahoma (7)20-31,4721
4Iowa (11)19-51,4715
5Xavier21-31,3826
6Kansas (1)20-41,3117
7Virginia (1)20-41,2239
8Michigan State20-51,14410
9North Carolina20-41,1362
10West Virginia19-51,08214
11Oregon20-590516
12Miami (FL)19-482617
13Louisville19-581919
14Iowa State17-778113
15Texas A&M18-66638
16SMU20-359312
17Arizona19-549723
18Purdue20-545618
19Dayton20-341324
20Providence18-734911
21Baylor18-633315
22Kentucky18-622820
23USC18-522527
23Southern California18-522527
24Texas16-819936

Southeast

Georgia Southern downs Troy 77-71 behind Brown's 20 points

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 20 points and made all 11 of his free throws to lead Georgia Southern to a 77-71 win over Troy on Thursday night.

Mike Hughes added 14 points with eight rebounds and three steals and the Eagles (11-12, 7-6 Sun Belt) made 20 of 24 free throws. Jake Allsmiller hit three 3-pointers and Montae Glenn and Jonathan Sanks scored nine apiece.

Trailing 36-28 at halftime, Troy closed to within 46-40 on John Walton III's dunk with 11:46 to play in the second half, then trailed by four, 71-67, on his putback with 40 seconds left.