The Top Twenty Five

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 27, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Michigan St. (64) 13-0 1,623 1

2. Kansas (1) 10-1 1,534 2

3. Oklahoma 11-0 1,498 3

4. Maryland 11-1 1,428 4

5. Virginia 10-1 1,351 5

6. Xavier 12-0 1,296 6

7. North Carolina 10-2 1,219 7

8. Arizona 12-1 1,081 8

9. Butler 10-1 984 9

10. Kentucky 10-2 963 12

11. Iowa St. 10-1 938 11

12. Providence 12-1 923 10

13. Miami 10-1 867 13

14. Purdue 12-1 818 14

15. Duke 9-2 781 15

16. Villanova 9-2 643 17

17. SMU 11-0 636 18

18. Louisville 11-2 516 16

19. West Virginia 10-1 500 19

20. Texas A&M 9-2 371 21

21. Utah 10-2 224 24

22. Cincinnati 10-3 199 22

23. Baylor 9-2 195 23

24. South Carolina 11-0 175 25

25. UCLA 9-4 51 –

Others receiving votes: UConn 49, Oregon 45, Gonzaga 44, Pittsburgh 42, George Washington 40, Dayton 19, Colorado 15, Monmouth (NJ) 11, Northwestern 11, Vanderbilt 10, Iowa 7, Texas Tech 6, Florida 4, Texas 4, Saint Joseph's 2, Mississippi 1, Saint Mary's (Cal) 1.

Ballots Online: http://collegebasketball.ap.org/poll