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

Duke (10-0) received all 31 first-place votes and 775 total points to remain the unanimous top choice in this week's ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll. Rounding out the top five were Ohio State (10-0; 743 points), Kansas (10-0; 709 points), Connecticut (8-0; 675 points) and Syracuse (11-0; 658 points).

No. 6 Pittsburgh (11-) jumped up two spots after defeating Maryland-Eastern Shore on Saturday. Kansas State (9-2) fell to No. 11 after being ranked sixth last week. Baylor (7-1) slipped to No. 15 from the ninth spot. Tennessee (7-2) had the biggest drop, falling from No. 7 to No. 18 this week with 214 total points.

Boston College received two votes in the AP Top 25 Poll but did not receive a vote in the coaches poll. Duke was once again the only ranked team from the ACC and was also the only team from the conference to receive any votes.

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll:

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