NCAA basketball rankings: Hoosiers stay on top of USA Today Coaches Poll

US PRESSWIRE

After back-to-back losses, Kentucky falls in the rankings.

The Indiana Hoosiers once again have a death grip on the top of the USA Today Coaches Poll released Monday.

Indiana earned 25 first-place votes to once again stay on top of the poll. Duke earned six first-place votes and are the No. 2 team. Both teams are 8-0 this season.

Michigan (7-0), Syracuse (5-0) and Florida (6-0) round out the top five.

Ohio State was the No. 4 team last week, but a 73-68 loss to Duke dropped the Buckeyes to the No. 7 spot.

Kentucky saw the biggest drop in the standings. After back-to-back losses to Notre Dame and Baylor, the Wildcats moved from the No. 8 spot to No. 19.

Here is the full USA Today Coaches Poll:

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS
1 Indiana (25) 8-0 768
2 Duke (6) 8-0 749
3 Michigan 7-0 701
4 Syracuse 5-0 660
5 Florida 6-0 629
6 Louisville 6-1 612
7 Ohio State 5-1 598
8 Arizona 5-0 564
9 Kansas 6-1 534
10 Gonzaga 8-0 522
11 Missouri 6-1 427
12 Cincinnati 7-0 415
13 Creighton 7-1 299
14 Illinois 8-0 283
15 San Diego State 5-1 270
16 North Carolina 6-2 248
17 Michigan State 6-2 222
18 UNLV 5-1 210
19 Kentucky 4-3 196
20

New Mexico

8-0 182
21 Minnesota 8-1 149
22 Oklahoma State 5-1 122
23 Georgetown 5-1 121
24 North Carolina State 4-2 115
25 Notre Dame 7-1 92

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 89, Wichita State 47, Colorado 41, Oregon 40, Virginia Tech 38, Connecticut 38, Alabama 27, Baylor 18, Wyoming 9, Kansas State 8, Murray State 7, Butler 6, Miami (FL) 5, Ole Miss 5, Memphis 3, Colorado State 3, Boise State 2, Virginia Commonwealth 1

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