The Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 11, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking

Record Pts Pvs

1. Villanova (56) 10-0 1,613 1

2. UCLA (3) 10-0 1,505 2

3. Kansas 9-1 1,455 3

4. Baylor (6) 8-0 1,439 4

5. Duke 10-1 1,391 5

6. Kentucky 9-1 1,277 6

7. North Carolina 10-1 1,222 7

8. Gonzaga 10-0 1,195 8

9. Indiana 8-1 1,124 9

10. Creighton 10-0 1,043 10

11. Louisville 9-1 981 11

12. West Virginia 8-1 864 15

13. Virginia 8-1 848 14

14. Wisconsin 9-2 779 17

15. Purdue 8-2 652 18

16. South Carolina 8-0 598 19

17. Xavier 8-2 526 13

18. Butler 9-1 492 16

19. Arizona 8-2 436 20

20. Saint Mary’s (Cal) 7-1 391 12

21. Notre Dame 9-1 310 23

22. Oregon 8-2 251 24

23. Florida St. 10-1 227 –

24. Southern Cal 9-0 158 –

25. Cincinnati 7-2 155 22

Others receiving votes: Florida 44, Wichita St. 33, Virginia Tech 32, Maryland 31, Valparaiso 9, TCU 8, Middle Tennessee 7, Minnesota 6, Miami 6, Kansas St 4, UCF 2, Michigan St. 2, Syracuse 2, Ohio St. 2, Pittsburgh 2, Clemson 1, Loyola of Chicago 1, Iowa St. 1.