‘Cuse Remains Atop AP, ESPN/USA Today Basketball Polls
Undefeated Syracuse remains an easy #1 choice in the latest college basketball polls released today.
The Orange (19-0) were a unanimous #1 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll, while earning 60 of 65 first place votes in the AP poll.
The top nine spots are identical in the two polls. Kentucky is #2, undefeated Baylor is third, followed by Duke and Missouri.
Ohio State is rated #6. Then comes Kansas, North Carolina and Michigan State. Georgetown is rated #10 by the AP. Murray State, who along with Baylor and Syracuse are the only unbeaten teams in Division I, holds down the tenth spot in the coaches’ poll.
Middle Tennessee (17-2) received 21 votes in the coaches’ poll, good for 30th in the country. The Blue Raiders have won nine straight games.