Heels Up to No. 2 in Both Polls


Posted Dec 18, 2006


This week's college basketball Top 25 polls were released this afternoon.

Associated Press Top-25 College Basketball Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. UCLA Bruins (68) 9-0 1,796 1
2. North Carolina Tar Heels (1) 8-1 1,710 3
3. Ohio State Buckeyes (3) 9-1 1,654 4
4. Wisconsin Badgers 11-1 1,507 7
5. Florida Gators 9-2 1,428 5
6. Duke Blue Devils 9-1 1,367 6
7. Pittsburgh Panthers 10-1 1,340 2
8. Wichita State Shockers 8-0 1,275 8
9. Arizona Wildcats 8-1 1,186 10
10. Alabama Crimson Tide 9-1 1,173 9
11. Kansas Jayhawks 8-2 1,117 11
12. LSU Tigers 6-2 954 12
13. Texas A&M Aggies 9-2 893 13
14. Connecticut Huskies 9-0 875 14
15. Oklahoma State Cowboys 11-0 808 15
16. Butler Bulldogs 11-1 600 18
17. Washington Huskies 8-1 569 17
18. Memphis Tigers 8-2 481 19
19. Marquette Golden Eagles 10-2 473 20
20. Notre Dame Fighting Irish 8-1 411 21
21. Oregon Ducks 10-0 370 22
22. Gonzaga Bulldogs 9-3 279 16
23. Syracuse Orange 9-2 200 23
24. Air Force Falcons 11-1 193 24
25. Nevada Wolf Pack 9-1 142 25
Others receiving votes: Texas 115, Missouri State 90, Clemson 74, Tennessee 45, Boston College 42, Virginia 39, Florida State 35, Maryland 34, Georgia 33, Georgetown 23, Michigan State 22, Purdue 9, Washington State 8, Kentucky 6, Missouri 5, Michigan 5, Southern Illinois 3, Georgia Tech 3, Illinois 3, Dayton 3, Army 1, Texas Tech 1.



USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 College Basketball Poll

Team (First-place votes)RecordPointsPrevious Rank
1. UCLA Bruins (29) 9-0 772 1
2. North Carolina Tar Heels 8-1 732 3
3. Ohio State Buckeyes (2) 9-1 722 4
4. Florida Gators 9-2 620 5
5. Wisconsin Badgers 11-1 615 7
6. Duke Blue Devils 9-1 592 6
7. Pittsburgh Panthers 10-1 560 2
8. Wichita State Shockers 8-0 518 10
9. Arizona Wildcats 8-1 501 11
10. Alabama Crimson Tide 9-1 499 9
11. Connecticut Huskies 9-0 493 8
12. Kansas Jayhawks 8-2 437 12
13. Texas A&M Aggies 9-2 366 13
14. Oklahoma State Cowboys 11-0 320 17
15. LSU Tigers 6-2 319 15
16. Butler Bulldogs 11-1 300 18
17. Washington Huskies 8-1 288 14
18. Memphis Tigers 8-2 223 19
19. Air Force Falcons 11-1 207 20
20. Nevada Wolf Pack 9-1 168 21
21. Marquette Golden Eagles 10-2 130 22
22. Clemson Tigers 10-0 117 25
23. Oregon Ducks 10-0 116 24
24. Gonzaga Bulldogs 9-3 108 16
25. Michigan State Spartans 10-2 87 23
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 57, Missouri State 44, Syracuse 41, Texas 32, Maryland 32, Southern Illinois 10, Illinois 9, Georgetown 8, Washington State 8, UNLV 6, Dayton 5, Boston College 3, Mississippi State 2, Florida State 2, Georgia 2, Missouri 1, Tennessee 1, Purdue 1, West Virginia 1.


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