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January 5, 1981 AP Men's Basketball Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conference Record Points
1 < 1 DePaul
2 < 2 Oregon State Pac-10
3 < 3 Virginia ACC
4 < 5 Kentucky SEC
5 < 4 Notre Dame
6 < 8 Wake Forest ACC
7 < 7 UCLA Pac-10
8 < 9 Maryland ACC
9 < 10 LSU SEC
10 < 12 Michigan Big Ten
11 < 14 Iowa Big Ten
12 < 16 Illinois Big Ten
13 < 18 Tennessee SEC
14 < 13 Arizona State Pac-10
15 < 17 South Alabama
16 < 6 North Carolina ACC
17 < 19 BYU
18 < 20 Utah
19 < NR Minnesota Big Ten
20 < NR Clemson ACC

Notes

  • First-place votes, W-L records, and total points are not available prior to 2001-02. If you have some of this data from a verifiable source, please contact me.
  • Regular-season polls from 1949-60 had 20 teams, from 1961-68 had 10 teams (except in December 1960 and the 1964-65 preseason polls), and 1990-present had 25 teams.
  • Preseason polls started in the 1961-62 season, and there were post-tournament polls in 1953, 1954, 1974, and 1975.
  • All poll dates fall on Mondays with a few exceptions. See explanation here.

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