The Wildcats received 47 first-place votes out of 65 to remain first in AP poll

Kentucky (8-0) beat North Carolina on Saturday and holds the No. 1 spot for a second straight week. The Wildcats received 47 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel.  Ohio State (8-0) had the other 18 first-place votes to remain second. Syracuse, which beat Florida last week, moved up a spot to third. North Carolina, Louisville and are fourth through sixth, each advancing a place.

 

RKTEAMRECORDPTS
1Kentucky (47)8-01,606
2Ohio State (18)8-01,575
3Syracuse8-01,491
4North Carolina6-21,328
5Louisville7-01,325
67-01,283
77-11,264
8Xavier6-01,133
9Connecticut7-11,120
10Missouri7-01,009
11Marquette7-0982
12Florida5-2923
135-2833
146-2665
157-1660
16Alabama7-1635
17Mississippi State8-1493
18Georgetown7-1491
19Creighton7-0352
20Michigan6-2312
21Memphis4-2216
226-1199
23Gonzaga5-1197
24Illinois8-0193
25Harvard8-0191
  • Others receiving votes: UNLV 188, Vanderbilt 141, Michigan State 135, San Diego State 50, Virginia 26, Saint Louis 25, Stanford 23, Purdue 12, California 11, Cleveland State 9, Florida State 7, State 6, 5, 4, Murray State 2, Northern Iowa 2, Oregon State 2, UC Santa Barbara 1
  • Dropped from rankings: UNLV 18, Vanderbilt 20, Saint Louis 23, California 24