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Stanford's Jarrett Mann and Washington's Justin Holiday go after a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Pac-10 Conference tournament, Friday, March 12, 2010, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Gonzaga's Robert Sacre, center, is fouled by Illinois' D.J. Richardson (1) while reaching for the loose ball in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in Seattle. No. 20 Illinois won 73-61. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

AP Top 25 College Basketball Poll

Houston reaches No. 1 in AP poll for first time since 1983

Make some room, Phi Slama Jama. Another Houston team has reached the top of men's college basketball. Nearly four decades after Clyde Drexler and Akeem Olajuwon took the Cougars to No. 1, the latest... Read more

Released November 28
RankTeamTrendThis WeekPoints
1
Houston
(6-0)
American Athletic
1
vs Saint Mary's
12/03 10:30 PM ET
1,534 (45)
2
Texas
(5-0)
Big 12
2
vs Illinois
12/06 08:00 PM ET
1,467 (8)
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3
Virginia
(5-0)
Atlantic Coast
2
vs Florida State
12/03 03:00 PM ET
1,408 (2)
4
Arizona
(6-0)
Pacific 12
10
vs California
12/04 06:00 PM ET
1,341
5
Purdue
(6-0)
Big Ten
19
vs Minnesota
12/04 06:00 PM ET
1,307 (8)
6
Baylor
(5-1)
Big 12
1
vs Tarleton State
12/06 09:00 PM ET
1,111
7
Creighton
(6-1)
Big East
3
vs Nebraska
12/04 05:30 PM ET
1,100
8
UConn
(8-0)
Big East
12
@ Florida
12/07 10:00 PM ET
1,099
9
Kansas
(6-1)
Big 12
6
@ Missouri
12/10 06:15 PM ET
990
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10
Indiana
(6-0)
Big Ten
1
@ Rutgers
12/03 05:00 PM ET
938
11
Arkansas
(5-1)
Southeastern
2
vs San Jose State
12/03 05:00 PM ET
860
11
Alabama
(6-1)
Southeastern
7
vs South Dakota State
12/03 09:30 PM ET
860
13
Tennessee
(5-1)
Southeastern
9
vs Alcorn State
12/04 07:00 PM ET
848
14
Gonzaga
(5-2)
West Coast
8
vs Kent State
12/05 10:00 PM ET
845
15
Auburn
(7-0)
Southeastern
2
vs Memphis
12/10 06:00 PM ET
733
16
Illinois
(5-1)
Big Ten
-
vs Texas
12/06 08:00 PM ET
643
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17
Duke
(6-2)
Atlantic Coast
9
vs Boston College
12/03 05:00 PM ET
614
18
Atlantic Coast
17
@ Virginia Tech
12/04 04:00 PM ET
541
19
Kentucky
(4-2)
Southeastern
4
vs Michigan
12/04 02:00 PM ET
472
20
Big Ten
8
vs Northwestern
12/04 08:00 PM ET
469
21
UCLA
(5-2)
Pacific 12
2
vs Oregon
12/04 06:00 PM ET
346
22
Maryland
(6-0)
Big Ten
1
@ Wisconsin
12/06 10:00 PM ET
282
23
Big 12
-
vs St. John's
12/04 04:00 PM ET
198
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24
Mountain West
7
vs Troy
12/05 11:00 PM ET
189
25
Big Ten
-
vs St. Francis (PA)
12/03 01:00 PM ET
108
Others receiving votes:
TCU 45, Iowa 31, Charleston 20, West Virginia 14, Mississippi State 12, Texas Tech 11, Michigan 8, Wisconsin 6, UNLV 6, Arizona State 6, Miami (FL) 5, Oklahoma 2, Missouri 2, New Mexico 1, Kansas State 1, St. John's 1, Virginia Tech 1
Point values in parentheses indicate the number of first place votes.