Tigers Move up in Basketball Polls


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USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 men's basketball coaches' poll

Rnk  School 		Rec Pts Prev 
  1. Connecticut (30)  	20-1 772 2 
  2. Oklahoma 		21-1 729 5 
  3. Duke (1)   	19-2 682 1 
  4. North Carolina 	19-2 670 6 
  5. Pittsburgh 	19-2 633 3 
  6. Wake Forest 	17-2 609 4 
  7. Louisville 	17-3 604 7 
  8. Marquette 		19-2 586 8 
  9. Xavier 		19-2 529 10 
  10. Clemson 		18-2 487 11 
  11. Butler 		19-1 456 13 
  12. UCLA 		17-4 400 16 
  13. Purdue 		17-4 369 17 
  14. Michigan State 	17-4 356 9 
  15. Memphis 		18-3 309 19 
  16. Villanova 	17-4 298 21 
  17. Texas 		15-5 274 12 
  18. Gonzaga 		16-4 201 25 
  19. Minnesota 	18-3 197 24 
  20. Syracuse 		17-5 162 15 
  21. Illinois 		18-4 126 20 
  22. Utah State 	21-1 106 NR 
  23. Arizona State 	16-5 104 14 
  24. Kansas 		17-4 100 NR 
  25. Washington 	16-5 78  NR 


Dropped out: No. 18 Saint Mary's (18-3), No. 22 Notre Dame (12-8), No. 23 Georgetown (12-8).


Others receiving votes: Dayton (20-2) 69; Missouri (18-4) 30; Davidson (18-3) 27; UNLV (17-4) 19; Saint Mary's 18; Southern California (15-6) 15; Penn State (17-5) 13; LSU (17-4) 10: South Carolina (16-4) 8; Florida (18-4) 6; West Virginia (15-6) 5; Notre Dame 4; Baylor (15-6) 3; Georgetown 3; Kentucky (16-6) 3; Brigham Young (16-5) 2; Utah (14-7) 2; Boston College (17-6) 1.


AP Poll


RANK TEAM 		REC  PTS  LAST 
1 Connecticut  (64)  	20-1 1792 2 
2 Oklahoma  (5)  	21-1 1691 4 
3 North Carolina  (3)  	19-2 1639 5 
4 Duke  		19-2 1563 1 
5 Louisville  		17-3 1464 7 
6 Pittsburgh  		19-2 1427 3 
7 Wake Forest  		17-2 1409 6 
8 Marquette  		19-2 1358 8 
9 Xavier  		19-2 1176 10 
10 Clemson  		18-2 1077 12 
11 Butler  		19-1 1051 13 
12 Purdue  		17-4 961  16 
13 Michigan St.  	17-4 876  9 
14 Memphis  		18-3 798  18 
15 UCLA  		17-4 787  17 
16 Texas  		15-5 724  11 
17 Villanova  		17-4 698  21 
18 Gonzaga  		16-4 632  20 
19 Minnesota  		18-3 426  NR 
20 Syracuse  		17-5 415  15 
21 Kansas  		17-4 316  NR 
22 Washington  		16-5 216  23 
23 Illinois  		18-4 198  19 
24 Arizona St.  	16-5 146  14 
25 Utah St.  		21-1 99   NR 


Others receiving votes: Dayton 95, Davidson 85, Missouri 39, Penn St. 37, LSU 36, South Carolina 33, West Virginia 33, UNLV 29, Florida 24, Providence 14, Southern Cal 8, Notre Dame 7, Kansas St. 4, Siena 4, Northeastern 3, Ohio St. 3, Arizona 2, Kentucky 2, Florida St. 1, N. Iowa 1, VMI 1.


First-place votes in parentheses


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