College Basketball Rankings: Syracuse Remains No. 1 With 19-0 Record; Mountain West Has 2 Teams

The Syracuse Orange remain the No. 1 team in the nation in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Syracuse Orange remained the No. 1 team in the USA Today Top 25 Poll for another week. They moved to 19-0, tying the school's best start from the 1999-2000 season. The No. 3 Baylor Bears and the No. 10 Murray State Racers remain the only other teams undefeated on the season.

The Indiana Hoosiers dropped out of the top 10 with a loss to the No. 6 Ohio St. Buckeyes on Sunday.

While the Pac-12 has no teams in the top 25 once again, the Mountain West has the San Diego St. Aztecs in at No. 16 and the UNLV Rebels at No. 20.

Rank
Team (first-place votes)
Record
Points
Last week
1.
Syracuse (31)
19-0
775
1
2.
Kentucky
17-1
742
2
3.
Baylor
17-0
714
4
4.
Duke
15-2
654
6
5.
Missouri
16-1
629
9
6.
Ohio State
16-3
619
5
7.
Kansas
14-3
591
10
8.
North Carolina
15-3
569
3
9.
Michigan State
15-3
509
7
10.
Murray State
18-0
449
14
11.
Connecticut
14-3
416
16
12.
Georgetown
14-3
410
11
13.
Indiana
15-3
358
8
14.
Florida
14-4
304
19
15.
Mississippi State
15-3
288
20
16.
San Diego State
15-2
282
22
17.
Virginia
14-2
269
17
18.
Creighton
16-2
260
21
19.
Michigan
14-4
259
13
20.
UNLV
16-3
252
12
21.
Louisville
14-4
130
15
22.
Marquette
14-4
119
24
23.
Saint Mary's
17-2
100
NR
24.
Harvard
15-2
61
25
25.
Illinois
15-3
58
NR

Dropped out
No. 18 Kansas State, No. 23 Gonzaga.

Others receiving votes
Vanderbilt (13-4) 47; Kansas State (12-4) 46; New Mexico (15-2) 41; Wisconsin (14-5) 27; Gonzaga (14-3) 21; Middle Tennessee (17-2) 21; Seton Hall (15-3) 16; West Virginia (13-5) 13; Wichita State (15-3) 13; Alabama (13-4) 7; Nevada (14-3) 3; California (15-4) 2; Brigham Young (15-4) 1.

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