Poll Released: Jan 12

John Feinstein

Newspaper: Washington Post

John Feinstein is the bestselling author of Living on the Black, Tales from Q School, Last Dance, Next Man Up, Let Me Tell You a Story (with Red Auerbach), Caddy for Life, Open, The Punch, The Last Amateurs, The Majors, A March to Madness, A Civil War, A Good Walk Spoiled, A Season on the Brink, Play Ball, Hard Courts, and 11 sports mystery novels for young readers. His most recent books are, The Legends Club--Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and The Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry, and, The First Major - The Inside Story of the 2016 Ryder Cup. He writes for The Washington Post, Washingtonpost.com, and Golf Digest.

Rank Trend Team Conference Record Points Game scores Share
1 - Gonzaga West Coast 18-1 1574(30) _
2 1 Duke ACC 15-1 1529(4) _
3 2 Baylor Big 12 13-1 1567(31) @ Texas Tech W 57-52
4 1 Auburn SEC 15-0 1359 _
5 1 Butler Big East 15-1 1299 _
6 1 Florida State ACC 14-2 1093 _
7 - San Diego State Mountain West 17-0 1266 _
8 3 Kansas Big 12 12-3 1286 _
9 1 Oregon Pac-12 14-3 1163 _
10 2 Dayton Atlantic 10 14-2 842 _
11 5 West Virginia Big 12 13-2 911 @ Oklahoma State W 55-41
12 4 Kentucky SEC 12-3 960 @ Georgia W 78-69
13 2 Villanova Big East 12-3 822 @ Creighton W 64-59
14 7 Michigan State Big Ten 13-4 735 _
15 2 Louisville ACC 13-3 943 vs Miami (FL) W 74-58
16 7 Wichita State American Athletic Conference (AAC) 15-1 629 _
17 - Stanford Pac-12 14-2 77 _
18 5 Maryland Big Ten 13-3 616 vs Ohio State W 67-55
19 1 Memphis American Athletic Conference (AAC) 13-3 232 _
20 - Seton Hall Big East 12-4 496 _
21 5 Colorado Pac-12 13-3 345 _
22 - TCU Big 12 12-3 8 @ Kansas State W 59-57
23 - Duquesne Atlantic 10 14-2 9 _
24 - Liberty Big South 18-1 11 _
25 - Harvard Ivy 11-4 1 _
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