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

Duke (25-2) and Kansas (25-2) are first and second, respectively, in this week's ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll. The Blue Devils received 19 first-place votes while the Jayhawks collected one first-place vote.

Ohio State (25-2) came in at No. 3 and received four first-place votes and San Diego State (27-1) had three first-place votes. Texas (23-4) did not receive a first-place vote but was ranked fifth.

Pittsburgh (24-3; 4 first-place votes), Brigham Young (25-2), Purdue (22-5), Notre Dame (21-5) and Arizona (23-4) round out the top ten.

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll:

  1. Duke (25-2; 19 first-place votes)
  2. Kansas (25-2; 1 first-place vote)
  3. Ohio State (25-2; 4 first-place votes)
  4. San Diego State (27-1, 3 first-place votes)
  5. Texas (23-4)
  6. Pittsburgh (24-3; 4 first-place votes)
  7. Brigham Young (25-2)
  8. Purdue (22-5)
  9. Notre Dame (21-5)
  10. Arizona (23-4)
  11. Georgetown (21-6)
  12. Wisconsin (20-6)
  13. Florida (21-5)
  14. Villanova (21-6)
  15. Connecticut (20-6)
  16. Louisville (20-7)
  17. Texas A&M (21-5)
  18. Vanderbilt (20-6)
  19. North Carolina (20-6)
  20. Syracuse (22-6)
  21. Missouri (21-6)
  22. Kentucky (19-7)
  23. Utah State (25-3)
  24. Temple (21-5)
  25. St. John's (17-9)
Others receiving votes: George Mason 55, Xavier 18, Washington 6, UCLA 5, Valparaiso 3, Coastal Carolina 2, West Virginia 1, Saint Mary's 1.