Poll Released: Feb 26
Rank Trend Team Record Points Game scores Share
1 - Virginia 26-2 1,608(48) _
2 - Michigan State 28-3 1,571(17) _
3 1 Xavier 25-4 1,422 _
4 1 Villanova 25-4 1,416 _
5 - Duke 24-5 1,362 _
6 2 Kansas 23-6 1,272 _
7 1 Gonzaga 27-4 1,231 _
8 1 Purdue 26-5 1,178 _
9 1 North Carolina 22-7 1,140 _
10 1 Cincinnati 25-4 1,013 _
11 2 Wichita State 23-5 945 _
12 6 Texas Tech 22-7 887 _
13 3 Ohio State 24-7 791 _
14 2 Auburn 24-5 781 _
15 2 Michigan 24-7 753 _
16 3 Tennessee 21-7 564 _
17 1 Rhode Island 23-4 558 _
18 3 Clemson 21-7 499 _
19 5 Arizona 22-7 450 _
20 1 West Virginia 21-8 429 _
21 1 Nevada 25-5 386 _
22 - Saint Mary's (Cal.) 27-4 318 _
23 - Kentucky 20-9 174 _
24 - Middle Tennessee 23-5 144 _
25 2 Houston 22-6 45 _

Others Receiving Votes:
Others receiving votes: TCU 41, Butler 34, St. Bonaventure 29, NC State 28, Creighton 26, Loyola of Chicago 8, Southern Cal 7, Florida St. 4, Seton Hall 3, Arkansas 3, Virginia Tech 2, Oklahoma 1, Florida 1, Boise St. 1.