The Top Twenty Five

By The Associated Press

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 8, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. Connecticut (67) 22-1 1,795 1

2. Oklahoma (3) 23-1 1,710 2

3. North Carolina (2) 21-2 1,672 3

4. Pittsburgh 21-2 1,583 6

5. Louisville 18-4 1,423 5

6. Duke 20-3 1,350 4

7. Wake Forest 18-3 1,242 7

8. Memphis 20-3 1,237 14

9. Michigan St. 19-4 1,214 13

10. Marquette 20-3 1,137 8

11. UCLA 19-4 1,131 15

12. Clemson 19-3 1,097 10

13. Villanova 19-4 989 17

14. Xavier 20-3 893 9

15. Butler 21-2 762 11

16. Kansas 19-4 751 21

17. Missouri 20-4 395 –

18. Arizona St. 18-5 389 24

19. Gonzaga 17-5 361 18

20. Purdue 17-6 353 12

21. Utah St. 23-1 317 25

22. Illinois 19-5 303 23

23. Syracuse 18-6 280 20

24. Ohio St. 17-5 216 –

25. Florida St. 18-5 182 –

Others receiving votes: LSU 167, Washington 135, Texas 106, Florida 66, Minnesota 43, Dayton 31, California 16, Kansas St. 8, West Virginia 8, Davidson 7, Miami 7, South Carolina 7, Arizona 4, Utah 4, Northeastern 2, San Diego St. 2, Siena 2, Boston College 1, Robert Morris 1, Wis.-Green Bay 1.