Poll Released: Feb 10

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 - Tennessee SEC 22-1 1573(40) vs Florida W 73-61
2 1 Gonzaga West Coast 23-2 1457 vs Saint Mary's (Cal.) W 94-46
3 - Duke ACC 21-2 1554(24) @ Virginia W 81-71
4 - Kentucky SEC 20-3 1330 @ Mississippi State W 71-67
5 - North Carolina ACC 19-4 1178 vs Miami (FL) W 88-85
6 1 Virginia ACC 20-2 1406 vs Duke L 81-71
7 1 Nevada Mountain West 23-1 1230 vs New Mexico W 91-62
8 1 Michigan Big Ten 22-2 1253 vs Wisconsin W 61-52
9 3 Houston American Athletic Conference (AAC) 23-1 1022 vs Cincinnati W 65-58
10 2 Michigan State Big Ten 19-5 948 vs Minnesota W 79-55
11 - Kansas State Big 12 18-5 444 @ Baylor W 70-63
12 3 Purdue Big Ten 17-6 900 vs Nebraska W 81-62
13 1 Kansas Big 12 18-6 699 vs Oklahoma State W 84-72
14 - Marquette Big East 20-4 953 vs Villanova W 66-65
15 1 Villanova Big East 19-5 753 @ Marquette L 66-65
16 2 LSU SEC 19-4 437 vs Auburn W 83-78
17 5 Florida State ACC 18-5 455 vs Louisville W 80-75
18 2 Buffalo Mid-American Conference 20-3 170 vs Central Michigan W 90-76
19 1 Cincinnati American Athletic Conference (AAC) 20-4 76 @ Houston L 65-58
20 3 Texas Tech Big 12 19-5 660 @ Oklahoma W 66-54
21 1 Wisconsin Big Ten 17-7 403 @ Michigan L 61-52
22 11 Virginia Tech ACC 18-5 393 @ Clemson L 59-51
23 - TCU Big 12 17-6 5 @ Iowa State W 92-83
24 1 Iowa Big Ten 19-5 399 vs Northwestern W 80-79
25 - Lipscomb Atlantic Sun 20-4 6 vs Jacksonville W 86-77
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