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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
Points NCAA Recap Head Coach Preseason
Rank
1 Duke (58) 27-4 1729 2-1 (Florida) Mike Krzyzewski (25 yrs: 571-219) 10
2 Michigan St. (6) 26-7 1628 6-0 Tom Izzo (5 yrs: 120-48) 3
3 Stanford (3) 26-3 1522 1-1 (N. Carolina) Mike Montgomery (22 yrs: 442-220) 13
4 Arizona (2) 26-6 1510 1-1 (Wisconsin) Lute Olson (27 yrs: 613-220) 9
5 Temple 26-5 1482 1-1 (Seton Hall) John Chaney (28 yrs: 632-225) 7
6 Iowa St. 29-4 1441 3-1 (Michigan St.) Larry Eustachy (10 yrs: 206-105) NR
7 Cincinnati (1) 28-3 1414 1-1 (Tulsa) Bob Huggins (19 yrs: 444-158) 2
8 Ohio St. 22-6 1192 1-1 (Miami-FL) Jim O'Brien (18 yrs: 293-255) 5
9 St. John's 24-7 1050 1-1 (Gonzaga) Mike Jarvis (15 yrs: 306-158) 18
10 LSU 26-5 1035 2-1 (Wisconsin) John Brady (9 yrs: 138-116) NR
11 Tennessee 24-6 986 2-1 (N. Carolina) Jerry Green (17 yrs: 290-202) 19
12 Oklahoma 26-6 919 1-1 (Purdue) Kelvin Sampson (17 yrs: 306-210) NR
13 Florida 24-7 853 5-1 (Michigan St.) Billy Donovan (6 yrs: 113-69) 8
14 Oklahoma St. 24-6 748 3-1 (Florida) Eddie Sutton (30 yrs: 659-259) 22
15 Texas 23-8 729 1-1 (LSU) Rick Barnes (13 yrs: 245-156) 21
16 Syracuse 24-5 701 2-1 (Michigan St.) Jim Boeheim (24 yrs: 566-199) 17
17 Maryland 24-9 670 1-1 (UCLA) Gary Williams (22 yrs: 424-256) 26
18 Tulsa 29-4 550 3-1 (N. Carolina) Bill Self (7 yrs: 129-81) 39
19 Kentucky 22-9 496 1-1 (Syracuse) Tubby Smith (9 yrs: 210-85) 14
20 Connecticut 24-9 452 1-1 (Tennessee) Jim Calhoun (28 yrs: 577-267) 1
21 Illinois 21-9 444 1-1 (Florida) Lon Kruger (18 yrs: 318-233) 16
22 Indiana 20-8 394 0-1 (Pepperdine) Bob Knight (35 yrs: 763-290) 30
23 Miami-FL 21-10 181 2-1 (Tulsa) Leonard Hamilton (14 yrs: 200-210) 25
24 Auburn 23-9 166 1-1 (Iowa St.) Cliff Ellis (25 yrs: 468-281) 4
25 Purdue 21-9 100 3-1 (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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