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NCAA Basketball Rankings: Duke, Ohio State Top ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

Duke (10-0) ranked first in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll again this week, receiving all 31 first-place votes and 775 total points.

Ohio State (8-0) held strong at the second spot, receiving 742 total votes. Kansas (9-0), Connecticut (8-0) and Syracuse (10-0) round out the top five, respectively.

The first nine spots of the ESPN/USA Today poll were on par with the AP Top 25 poll, but San Diego State (10-0) received 440 votes and ranked 10th in the coaches poll while Villanova (8-1) was tenth in the AP poll.

While Duke was the only ACC team ranked in this week's coaches poll, North Carolina received six votes. Boston College, which received a single vote in the AP Top 25 poll, did not get a vote in the coaches poll.

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll:

  1. Duke (10-0)
  2. Ohio State (8-0)
  3. Kansas (9-0)
  4. Connecticut (8-0)
  5. Syracuse (10-0)
  6. Kansas State (9-1)
  7. Tennessee (7-0)
  8. Pittsburgh (10-1)
  9. Baylor (6-0)
  10. San Diego State (10-0)
  11. Villanova (8-1)
  12. Missouri (8-1)
  13. Georgetown (9-1)
  14. Illinois (10-1)
  15. Michigan State (7-3)
  16. Kentucky (7-2)
  17. Purdue (9-1)
  18. Brigham Young (10-0)
  19. Memphis (7-1)
  20. Minnesota (9-1)
  21. Louisville (8-0)
  22. UNLV (9-1)
  23. Notre Dame (9-1)
  24. Florida (7-2)
  25. Texas (7-2)