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The Final Regular Season AP Men's Top 25 Poll for College Basketball's 1999-2000 Season

Taken before start of NCAA tournament.

The sportswriters & broadcasters poll: first place votes in parentheses; records through Monday, March 13, 2000; 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 2000 postseason), and preseason ranking. Teams in bold type went on to reach NCAA Final Four.

  Mar. 13
Record
PointsNCAA RecapHead CoachPreseason
Rank
1Duke (58)27-417292-1 (Florida)Mike Krzyzewski (25 yrs: 571-219)10
2Michigan St. (6)26-716286-0Tom Izzo (5 yrs: 120-48)3
3Stanford (3)26-315221-1 (N. Carolina)Mike Montgomery (22 yrs: 442-220)13
4Arizona (2)26-615101-1 (Wisconsin)Lute Olson (27 yrs: 613-220)9
5Temple26-514821-1 (Seton Hall)John Chaney (28 yrs: 632-225)7
6Iowa St.29-414413-1 (Michigan St.)Larry Eustachy (10 yrs: 206-105)NR
7Cincinnati (1)28-314141-1 (Tulsa)Bob Huggins (19 yrs: 444-158)2
8Ohio St.22-611921-1 (Miami-FL)Jim O'Brien (18 yrs: 293-255)5
9St. John's24-710501-1 (Gonzaga)Mike Jarvis (15 yrs: 306-158)18
10LSU26-510352-1 (Wisconsin)John Brady (9 yrs: 138-116)NR
11Tennessee24-69862-1 (N. Carolina)Jerry Green (17 yrs: 290-202)19
12Oklahoma26-69191-1 (Purdue)Kelvin Sampson (17 yrs: 306-210)NR
13Florida24-78535-1 (Michigan St.)Billy Donovan (6 yrs: 113-69)8
14Oklahoma St.24-67483-1 (Florida)Eddie Sutton (30 yrs: 659-259)22
15Texas23-87291-1 (LSU)Rick Barnes (13 yrs: 245-156)21
16Syracuse24-57012-1 (Michigan St.)Jim Boeheim (24 yrs: 566-199)17
17Maryland24-96701-1 (UCLA)Gary Williams (22 yrs: 424-256)26
18Tulsa29-45503-1 (N. Carolina)Bill Self (7 yrs: 129-81)39
19Kentucky22-94961-1 (Syracuse)Tubby Smith (9 yrs: 210-85)14
20Connecticut24-94521-1 (Tennessee)Jim Calhoun (28 yrs: 577-267)1
21Illinois21-94441-1 (Florida)Lon Kruger (18 yrs: 318-233)16
22Indiana20-83940-1 (Pepperdine)Bob Knight (35 yrs: 763-290)30
23Miami-FL21-101812-1 (Tulsa)Leonard Hamilton (14 yrs: 200-210)25
24Auburn23-91661-1 (Iowa St.)Cliff Ellis (25 yrs: 468-281)4
25Purdue21-91003-1 (Wisconsin)Gene Keady (22 yrs: 477-210)23
Others receiving votes: 26. Oregon (22-7) 96 pts; 27. Kansas (23-9) 55; 28. UCLA (19-11) 50; 29. Arkansas (19-14) 39; 30. Fresno St. (24-9) 33; 31. Utah St. (28-5) 30; 32. Seton Hall (20-9) 15; 33. Ball St. (22-8), Louisville (19-11), Utah (22-8) and Vanderbilt (19-10) 6; 37. Pennsylvania (21-7) and Wisconsin (18-13) 3; 39. Butler (23-7) and Gonzaga (24-8) 2; 41. Lafayette (28-6) and Saint Louis (19-13) 1.

 

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