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KU TAKE THE NUMBER ONE RANKING INTO BRAMLAGE TONIGHT

KSCB News - February 14, 2011 11:53 am

February 14, 2011

Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press’ college

basketball poll.

The Jayhawks moved up one spot Monday following Ohio State’s

first defeat, a loss at Wisconsin. The Buckeyes had been No. 1 for

four weeks, the last two as a unanimous choice.

Kansas, ranked No. 1 for 15 weeks last season, received 22

first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. Ohio

State received 14 first-place votes and was 13 points behind. Texas

is third, although it has the most first-place votes with 23.

Pittsburgh is fourth, voted No. 1 on six ballots.

Duke, which was No. 1 the first nine weeks, is No. 5. Completing

the top 10 are: San Diego State, BYU, Notre Dame, Georgetown and

Wisconsin.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball

poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb.

13, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through

one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Kansas (22) 24-1 1,549 2

2. Ohio St. (14) 24-1 1,536 1

3. Texas (23) 22-3 1,535 3

4. Pittsburgh (6) 23-2 1,478 4

5. Duke 23-2 1,348 5

6. San Diego St. 25-1 1,256 6

7. BYU 24-2 1,217 7

8. Notre Dame 21-4 1,212 8

9. Georgetown 20-5 1,103 11

10. Wisconsin 19-5 1,044 13

11. Purdue 20-5 941 14

12. Arizona 21-4 795 15

13. Connecticut 19-5 786 10

14. Florida 20-5 775 17

15. Villanova 19-6 710 9

16. Louisville 19-6 683 16

17. Syracuse 20-6 496 12

18. Vanderbilt 18-6 471 23

19. North Carolina 18-6 420 20

20. Missouri 19-6 404 19

21. Texas A&M 19-5 377 22

22. Kentucky 17-7 320 18

23. Temple 19-5 208 24

24. Xavier 18-6 83 —

25. Utah St. 23-3 75 21

Others receiving votes: West Virginia 58, Saint Mary’s, Calif.

52, Coastal Carolina 32, UCLA 32, George Mason 28, St. John’s 26,

Washington 23, Alabama 13, Florida St. 11, Marquette 6, Baylor 5,

Belmont 5, Colorado St. 5, Minnesota 4, UNLV 3.

 

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