Polls - Pre-Season (Oct 23 - Nov 12)
First Place Votes in Parentheses
Records include games against Division I opponents only.
AP Poll
# Team Record Pts Prev
1 Duke (33) 4-0 1572 7
2 Michigan State (13) 1-1 1520 NR
3 Arizona (18) 3-0 1506 4
4 Kansas (1) 3-0 1439 3
5 Kentucky 3-1 1340 5
6 Villanova 3-0 1284 1
7 Wichita State 2-0 1270 19
8 Florida 2-0 1100 20
9 North Carolina 2-0 1047 6
10 USC 2-0 995 NR
11 West Virginia 2-1 840 13
12 Cincinnati 3-0 837 18
13 Miami (FL) 3-0 836 NR
14 Notre Dame 3-0 814 14
15 Minnesota 3-0 642 27
16 Louisville 2-0 570 10
17 Xavier 3-0 544 NR
18 Gonzaga 3-0 500 2
19 Northwestern 3-1 473 36
20 Purdue 4-0 362 15
21 UCLA 3-0 340 8
22 Saint Mary's College 3-0 333 22
23 Seton Hall 4-0 274 35
24 Baylor 3-0 163 12
25 Texas A&M 2-0 130 NR
# Team Record Pts Prev
26 Alabama 3-0 86 NR
27 Virginia 3-0 57 24
28 Rhode Island 1-1 49 28
29 TCU 3-0 46 NR
30 Providence 3-1 34 NR
31 Missouri 2-1 19 NR
32 Virginia Tech 3-1 16 34
33 Wisconsin 2-1 14 25
34 Butler 3-1 13 21
35 Texas 3-0 10 NR
36 Oklahoma 2-0 7 NR
36 Maryland 4-0 7 NR
36 Nevada 4-0 7 31
39 Michigan 3-0 6 23
40 Dayton 2-1 5 NR
41 Middle Tennessee 2-1 4 26
41 Ball State 1-2 4 NR
43 SMU 4-0 3 11
44 Oakland 2-1 2 NR
44 Oregon 3-0 2 9
46 UCF 3-0 1 NR
46 South Carolina 3-1 1 NR
46 Harvard 1-2 1 NR
Coaches Poll
# Team Record Pts Prev
1 Duke (20) 4-0 774 13
2 Michigan State (9) 1-1 747 33
3 Kansas 3-0 723 4
4 Kentucky 3-1 678 5
5 Arizona (2) 3-0 654 7
6 Villanova 3-0 623 8
7 Florida (1) 2-0 549 10
8 Wichita State 2-0 543 21
9 North Carolina 2-0 515 1
10 West Virginia 2-1 458 11
11 USC 2-0 396 28
12 Miami (FL) 3-0 383 NR
13 Cincinnati 3-0 349 22
14 Notre Dame 3-0 305 20
15 Minnesota 3-0 303 NR
16 Louisville 2-0 295 14
17 Xavier 3-0 284 18
18 UCLA 3-0 275 9
19 Gonzaga 3-0 242 2
20 Northwestern 3-1 208 32
21 Purdue 4-0 167 15
22 Saint Mary's College 3-0 152 26
23 Seton Hall 4-0 139 NR
24 Baylor 3-0 107 12
25 Alabama 3-0 82 NR
# Team Record Pts Prev
26 Texas A&M 2-0 76 NR
27 Virginia 3-0 57 27
28 Butler 3-1 43 19
29 Missouri 2-1 35 NR
30 TCU 3-0 32 38
31 Rhode Island 1-1 31 31
32 Providence 3-1 21 NR
32 Wisconsin 2-1 21 16
34 Maryland 4-0 20 36
35 Oakland 2-1 19 NR
35 Oklahoma 2-0 19 NR
37 Michigan 3-0 13 17
37 Texas 3-0 13 NR
39 Virginia Tech 3-1 12 NR
39 Oregon 3-0 12 3
41 SMU 4-0 6 23
41 Creighton 3-0 6 NR
43 Georgia 2-0 3 NR
43 Georgia Tech 0-1 3 NR
45 Harvard 1-2 2 NR
45 Arkansas 3-0 2 30
47 Florida State 2-0 1 24
47 South Carolina 3-1 1 6
47 Nevada 4-0 1 NR