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2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings (Dec. 24)

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The Associated Press Top 25 college basketball poll, with number of first-place votes and record in parentheses, total points and previous ranking. Team records are through the date the poll was released:

NCAA Division I: AP Top 25
RANK TEAM RECORD PTS PVS
1.North Carolina (47)11-01,7741
 Last Week: Def. Nicholls State 88-78 (12/19), Def. UC Santa Barbara 105-70 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Nevada 106-70 (12/27), 12/30 vs. Valparaiso (10-2)  Tickets
2.Memphis (24)10-01,7402
 Last Week: Def. Cincinnati 79-69 (12/19), Def. Georgetown 85-71 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Arizona 76-63 (12/29)  Tickets
3.Kansas (1)12-01,6683
 Last Week: Def. Georgia Tech 71-66 (12/18), Def. Miami (OH) 78-54 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Yale 86-53 (12/29)  Tickets
4.Washington State 11-01,4817
 Last Week: Def. Citadel 67-45 (12/20), Def. Idaho State 75-45 (12/23)
This Week: Def. North Carolina A&T 67-34 (12/28)  Tickets
5.UCLA 11-11,4528
 Last Week: Def. Western Illinois 77-52 (12/18), Def. Michigan 69-54 (12/22)
This Week: Def. UC Davis 76-48 (12/29)  Tickets
6.Pittsburgh 11-01,40811
 Last Week: Def. Duke 65-64 (12/20)
This Week: Lost to Dayton 80-55 (12/29)  Tickets
7.Michigan State 11-11,3969
 Last Week: Def. San Jose State 85-45 (12/19), Def. Texas 78-72 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Wisconsin-Green Bay 93-75 (12/29)  Tickets
8.Georgetown 8-11,2455
 Last Week: Lost to Memphis 85-71 (12/22)
This Week: Def. American University 78-51 (12/29)  Tickets
9.Texas 11-11,2414
 Last Week: Def. Oral Roberts 66-56 (12/18), Lost to Michigan State 78-72 (12/22)
This Week: Lost to Wisconsin 67-66 (12/29)  Tickets
10.Duke 10-11,1586
 Last Week: Def. Albany 111-70 (12/17), Lost to Pittsburgh 65-64 (12/20)
This Week: No games scheduled.  Tickets
11.Tennessee 11-11,08612
 Last Week: Def. North Carolina-Asheville 86-73 (12/19), Def. Xavier 82-75 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Gonzaga 82-72 (12/29)  Tickets
12.Marquette 9-11,07610
 Last Week: Def. IPFW 80-56 (12/17), Def. Coppin State 89-42 (12/21)
This Week: Def. Savannah State 77-37 (12/29)  Tickets
13.Indiana 10-194013
 Last Week: Def. Coppin State 73-46 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Chicago State 97-59 (12/29)  Tickets
14.Texas A&M 11-189814
 Last Week: Def. Detroit 79-39 (12/19), Def. UC Irvine 88-66 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Florida A&M 83-54 (12/29)  Tickets
15.Vanderbilt 11-067517
 Last Week: Def. Tennessee State 83-74 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Tennessee-Martin 92-85 (12/29)  Tickets
16.Butler 11-163416
 Last Week: Def. Bradley 83-64 (12/19), Def. Florida Gulf Coast 78-66 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Southern Illinois 57-55 (12/28)  Tickets
17.Arizona 9-257519
 Last Week: Def. UNLV 52-49 (12/19), Def. San Diego State 74-58 (12/22)
This Week: Lost to Memphis 76-63 (12/29)  Tickets
18.Villanova 9-150720
 Last Week: Def. Columbia 72-56 (12/22)
This Week: Def. La Salle 71-58 (12/29)  Tickets
19.Miami (FL) 12-044322
 Last Week: Def. Stetson 89-53 (12/17), Def. North Florida 85-63 (12/20), Def. North Carolina A&T 95-64 (12/23)
This Week: Lost to Winthrop 76-70 (12/29)  Tickets
20.Brigham Young 10-238321
 Last Week: Def. Southern Utah 70-55 (12/21)
This Week: Lost to Boise State 73-70 (12/29)  Tickets
21.Clemson 10-133115
 Last Week: Def. PR Mayaguez 90-73 (12/20), Def. DePaul 90-74 (12/21), Lost to Mississippi 85-82 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Samford 78-45 (12/29)  Tickets
22.Mississippi 11-0241NR
 Last Week: Def. DePaul 69-63 (12/20), Def. La Salle 84-77 (12/21), Def. Clemson 85-82 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Southern Miss 78-58 (12/28)  Tickets
23.West Virginia 10-124024
 Last Week: Def. Radford 90-60 (12/19), Def. Canisius 77-54 (12/22)
This Week: Lost to Oklahoma 88-82 (12/29)  Tickets
24.USC 8-318125
 Last Week: Def. Delaware State 83-54 (12/17), Def. Cal Poly 78-55 (12/22)
This Week: Def. UC Riverside 70-57 (12/29)  Tickets
25.Rhode Island 11-1133NR
 Last Week: Def. Hofstra 88-69 (12/22)
This Week: Def. Eastern Michigan 92-75 (12/28), Def. Georgia Southern 85-80 (12/29)  Tickets
Others Receiving Votes
Stanford 132, Gonzaga 120, Dayton 84, Saint Mary's 51, Wisconsin 23, Xavier 14, Florida 13, Oregon 12, Virginia 9, Baylor 8, Massachusetts 6, Arizona State 5, Creighton 4, Houston 4, Drake 3, Sam Houston State 3, Louisville 2, American University 1.

Dropped From Rankings
Gonzaga 18, Oregon 23.