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March 5, 2018 AP Men's Basketball Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conference Record Points Coaches
1 < 1 Virginia (65) ACC 28-2 1625 *1
2 < 4 Villanova Big East 27-4 1516 3
3 < 3 Xavier Big East 27-4 1510 2
4 < 2 Michigan State Big Ten 29-4 1346 5
5 < 5 Duke ACC 25-6 1340 4
6 < 7 Gonzaga West Coast 28-4 1254 6
7 < 15 Michigan Big Ten 28-7 1231 7
8 < 10 Cincinnati American 27-4 1213 8
9 < 6 Kansas Big 12 24-7 1129 9
10 < 8 Purdue Big Ten 28-6 1096 10
11 < 11 Wichita State American 24-6 861 14
12 < 9 North Carolina ACC 22-9 852 11
13 < 16 Tennessee SEC 23-7 825 12
14 < 12 Texas Tech Big 12 23-8 784 13
15 < 19 Arizona Pac-12 24-7 739 17
16 < 14 Auburn SEC 25-6 692 15
17 < 13 Ohio State Big Ten 24-8 603 16
18 < 20 West Virginia Big 12 22-9 486 18
19 < 18 Clemson ACC 22-8 422 20
20 < 22 Saint Mary's West Coast 28-4 385 19
21 < 25 Houston American 24-6 247 21
22 < 21 Nevada Mountain West 26-6 218 22
23 < NR Florida SEC 20-11 192 23
24 < NR Miami (FL) ACC 22-8 191 25
25 < 17 Rhode Island Atlantic 10 23-6 86 24
RV < NR St. Bonaventure Atlantic 10 24-6 72 RV
RV < 23 Kentucky SEC 21-10 66 RV
RV < NR TCU Big 12 21-10 45 RV
RV < NR Loyola Chicago Missouri Valley 28-5 43 RV
RV < NR Virginia Tech ACC 21-10 15 RV
RV < NR Seton Hall Big East 21-10 10 RV
RV < 24 Middle Tennessee Conference USA 24-6 9 RV
RV < NR Creighton Big East 21-10 8 RV
RV < NR Arkansas SEC 21-10 4 RV
RV < NR Kansas State Big 12 21-10 2 RV
RV < NR NC State ACC 21-10 2 RV
RV < NR Nebraska Big Ten 22-10 2 NR
RV < NR Buffalo MAC 23-8 1 NR
RV < NR Florida State ACC 20-10 1 RV
RV < NR New Mexico State WAC 25-5 1 RV
RV < NR Texas A&M SEC 20-11 1 RV
NR < NR Arizona State Pac-12 20-10 0 RV
NR < NR Baylor Big 12 18-13 0 RV
NR < NR Missouri SEC 20-11 0 RV
NR < NR Oklahoma Big 12 18-12 0 RV
CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN
Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
ACC 5 12.2 4430
Big Ten 4 9.5 4276
American 3 13.3 2321
Big 12 3 13.7 2399
SEC 3 17.3 1709
Big East 2 2.5 3026
West Coast 2 13.0 1639
Pac-12 1 15.0 739
Mountain West 1 22.0 218
Atlantic 10 1 25.0 86

MILESTONES
Last Appearances:
- Michigan makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the final 2014 poll (74 polls)

Weekly Streaks:
- Clemson's Top 25 streak reaches 10

Total Appearances:
- Houston ties BYU for #62
- Miami (FL) ties Massachusetts for #80
- Michigan State reaches 430 appearances (#11)
- Nevada ties 2 others for #106
- Saint Mary's reaches 50 appearances and ties Virginia Tech for #99
- Wichita State ties DePaul for #51
- West Virginia ties Minnesota for #41

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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