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Final Regular Season AP Men's Top 25 Poll

Taken before start of NCAA tournament.

The sportswriters & broadcasters poll: first place votes in parentheses; records through Monday, March 12, 2001; total points (based on 25 for 1st, 24 for 2nd, etc.); record in NCAA tourney and team lost to; head coach (career years and record including 2001 postseason), and preseason ranking. Teams in bold type went on to reach NCAA Final Four.

  Mar. 12
Record
PointsNCAA RecapHead CoachPreseason
Rank
1Duke (45)29-417016-0Mike Krzyzewski (26 yrs: 606-223)2
2Stanford (23)28-216743-1 (Maryland)Mike Montgomery (23 yrs: 473-223)4
3Michigan St.24-415374-1 (Arizona)Tom Izzo (6 yrs: 148-53)3
4Illinois24-714503-1 (Arizona)Bill Self (8 yrs: 157-88)8
5Arizona (1)23-714395-1 (Duke)Lute Olson (28 yrs: 639-225)1
6North Carolina25-613571-1 (Penn St.)Matt Doherty (2 yrs: 48-22)6
7Boston College26-412641-1 (USC)Al Skinner (13 yrs: 197-187)NR
8Florida23-612361-1 (Temple)Billy Donovan (7 yrs: 137-76)11
9Kentucky22-911332-1 (USC)Tubby Smith (10 yrs: 234-95)12
10Iowa St.25-511130-1 (Hampton)Larry Eustachy (11 yrs: 231-111)25
11Maryland 21-1010654-1 (Duke)Gary Williams (23 yrs: 449-267)5
12Kansas24-69032-1 (Illinois)Roy Williams (13 yrs: 355-89)7
13Oklahoma26-68850-1 (Indiana St.)Kelvin Sampson (18 yrs: 332-217)22
14Mississippi25-78532-1 (Arizona)Rod Barnes (3 yrs: 66-35)NR
15UCLA21-87532-1 (Duke)Steve Lavin (5 yrs: 111-47)17
16Virginia20-87060-1 (Gonzaga)Pete Gillen (16 yrs: 327-165)24
17Syracuse24-86051-1 (Kansas)Jim Boeheim (25 yrs: 591-208)NR
18Texas25-85470-1 (Temple)Rick Barnes (14 yrs: 270-165)NR
19Notre Dame19-93051-1 (Mississippi)Mike Brey (6 yrs: 119-62)15
20Indiana21-122820-1 (Kent St.)Mike Davis (1 yr: 21-13)NR
21Georgetown23-72632-1 (Maryland)Craig Esherick (3 yrs: 52-33)NR
22St. Joseph's25-62061-1 (Stanford)Phil Martelli (6 yrs: 107-78)NR
23Wake Forest19-101780-1 (Butler)Dave Odom (15 yrs: 278-174)20
24Iowa22-111631-1 (Kentucky)Steve Alford (10 yrs: 193-105)NR
25Wisconsin18-101450-1 (Georgia St.)Dick Bennett (25 yrs: 455-266)
& Brad Soderberg (1 yr: 16-10)
19
Others receiving votes: 26. Ohio State (20-10) 116 pts; 27. Cincinnati (23-9) 62; 28. Arkansas (20-10) 61; 29. Gonzaga (24-6) 59; 30. Fresno St. (25-6) 51; 31. Tennessee (22-10) 44; 32. Georgia State (28-4) and Providence (21-9) 43; 34. Alabama (22-10) 37, 35. USC (21-9) 21; 36. Creighton (24-7) 18; 37. Charlotte (21-10) 16; 38. Hofstra (26-4) 15; 39. Georgia Tech (17-12) 12; 40. Temple (21-12) 11; 41. Penn State (19-11) and Western Kentucky (24-6) 8; 43. BYU (24-8), Oklahoma (26-6), Utah St. (19-11) and Southern Utah (25-5) 6; 47. Butler (23-7), Seton Hall (16-14)and Xavier (21-7) 3; 50. California (20-10) 2; 51. Hawaii (17-13), Holy Cross (22-7), Kent State (23-9), Richmond (21-6) and Southern Mississippi (22-8) 1.

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