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The AP Top 25 Poll

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(###) Number of first place votes
1
Record: 31-2
PV Rank
1
Points
1,625
2
Record: 30-4
2
1,554
3
Record: 28-5
3
1,383
4
Record: 27-7
9
1,379
5
Record: 29-4
4
1,304
6
8
1,230
7
Record: 28-7
7
1,213
8
Record: 30-4
6
1,199
9
Record: 26-7
5
1,179
10
Record: 25-10
12
1,100
11
Record: 28-6
10
1,047
12
Record: 27-7
15
918
13
Record: 25-8
13
771
14
Record: 24-9
14
716
15
Record: 24-10
18
663
16
11
604
17
Record: 24-8
17
600
18
Record: 24-10
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528
19
Record: 25-7
16
501
20
Record: 23-9
19
439
21
21
430
22
Record: 22-9
24
134
23
Record: 20-12
23
102
24
Record: 27-7
22
93
25
Record: 28-5
20
71

Poll Methodology

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes noted in parentheses, are determined by a points system. A team receives 25 points for a first-place vote, 24 points for a second-place vote and so on through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking.

History of the Poll

The Associated Press college basketball poll started on Jan. 20, 1949. The original poll had 20 teams, with Saint Louis the first school to hold the No. 1 ranking. From the 1961-62 season through 1967-68 only 10 teams were ranked. It expanded again to 20 teams from 1968-69 through 1988-89. The Top 25 began the next season, and it has stayed at that number ever since. The AP's final poll is released after the field for the NCAA Tournament is selected.