Kentucky received 19 of the 31 first-place votes to remain on top ESPN Coaches’ poll

Kentucky, which outlasted the Tar Heels 73-72 on Saturday, received 19 of the 31 first-place votes, with the Buckeyes drawing 11 and the Orange getting one.  Here’s the rest of the poll:

 

TEAMRECPTS
1Kentucky (19)8-0763
2Ohio State (11)8-0754
3Syracuse (1)8-0713
47-0654
5Duke7-1611
6North Carolina6-2594
77-0582
8Xavier6-0538
9Connecticut7-1533
10Missouri7-0511
11Marquette7-0468
12Florida5-2419
13Kansas5-2385
14Pittsburgh7-1359
157-1326
166-2306
17Creighton7-0222
188-1208
19Michigan6-2164
204-2154
21Georgetown7-1136
225-196
22Illinois8-096
24Harvard8-095
25 A&M6-179
  • Others receiving votes: UNLV 62, Vanderbilt 61, California 32, San Diego State 30, 29, Indiana 23, Saint Louis 18, Northwestern 8, Murray State 8, Stanford 7, Kansas State 4, Purdue 4, Saint Mary’s 4, Virginia 4, Washington 3, 3, Cleveland State 3, Tulane 2, Arizona 2, George Mason 1, Northern Iowa 1
  • Dropped from rankings: Vanderbilt 19, UNLV 20, California 23, Saint Louis 25