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2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings (Feb. 4)

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The USA TODAY/ESPN Coaches Top 25 college basketball coaches' 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: ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
RANK TEAM RECORD PTS PVS
1.Memphis (31)21-07751
 Last Week: Def. Houston 89-77 (1/30), Def. UTEP 70-64 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Southern Methodist 77-48 (2/6), 2/9 vs. UCF (12-10)  Tickets
2.Duke 19-17273
 Last Week: Def. North Carolina State 92-72 (1/31), Def. Miami (FL) 88-73 (2/2)
This Week: Def. No. 3 North Carolina 89-78 (2/6), 2/9 vs. Boston College (12-9)  Tickets
3.North Carolina 21-17094
 Last Week: Def. Boston College 91-69 (1/31), Def. Florida State 84-73 (2/3)
This Week: Lost to No. 2 Duke 89-78 (2/6), 2/10 vs. Clemson (16-5)  Tickets
4.UCLA 20-26695
 Last Week: Def. Arizona State 84-51 (1/31), Def. Arizona 82-60 (2/2)
This Week: 2/7 at No. 17 Washington State (17-4), 2/10 at Washington (12-10)  Tickets
5.Kansas 21-16682
 Last Week: Lost to No. 24 Kansas State 84-75 (1/30), Def. Colorado 72-59 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Missouri 90-71 (2/4), 2/9 vs. Baylor (17-4)  Tickets
6.Georgetown 18-26266
 Last Week: Def. St. John's 74-42 (1/30), Def. Seton Hall 73-61 (2/2)
This Week: Def. South Florida 63-53 (2/5), 2/9 at Louisville (17-6)  Tickets
7.Tennessee 19-25908
 Last Week: Def. Alabama 93-86 (1/29), Def. No. 25 Mississippi State 76-71 (2/2)
This Week: Def. No. 22 Florida 104-82 (2/5), 2/9 at LSU (8-13)  Tickets
8.Wisconsin 18-351713
 Last Week: Def. No. 11 Indiana 62-49 (1/31), Def. Minnesota 63-47 (2/3)
This Week: Def. Iowa 60-54 (2/6), 2/9 vs. Purdue (18-5)  Tickets
9.Stanford 18-350414
 Last Week: Def. Washington 65-51 (1/31), Def. No. 9 Washington State 67-65 (2/2)
This Week: 2/7 vs. Oregon (13-8), 2/9 vs. Oregon State (6-15)  Tickets
10.Michigan State 19-34667
 Last Week: Def. Illinois 51-41 (1/30), Lost to Penn State 85-76 (2/2)
This Week: 2/9 vs. Northwestern (7-13)  Tickets
11.Butler 19-245312
 Last Week: No Games Played
This Week: Def. Valparaiso 71-68 (2/5), 2/9 at Wisconsin-Green Bay (12-9)  Tickets
12.Texas 17-439110
 Last Week: Lost to No. 23 Texas A&M 80-63 (1/30), Def. Baylor 80-72 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Oklahoma 64-54 (2/6), 2/9 at Iowa State (13-10)  Tickets
13.Indiana 18-336411
 Last Week: Lost to No. 13 Wisconsin 62-49 (1/31), Def. Northwestern 75-63 (2/3)
This Week: 2/7 at Illinois (10-13), 2/10 at Ohio State (16-7)  Tickets
14.Xavier 18-433815
 Last Week: Def. La Salle 75-62 (2/2)
This Week: 2/7 at Saint Louis (12-9), 2/10 vs. Saint Joseph's (15-6)  Tickets
15.Drake 20-133417
 Last Week: Def. Creighton 75-65 (1/30), Def. Indiana State 83-77 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Illinois State 73-70 (2/5), 2/9 vs. Evansville (7-15)  Tickets
16.Marquette 16-431716
 Last Week: Def. South Florida 62-54 (1/29), Def. Cincinnati 75-60 (2/2)
This Week: Lost to Louisville 71-57 (2/4), 2/9 at No. 21 Notre Dame (17-4)  Tickets
17.Washington State 17-43109
 Last Week: Lost to California 69-64 (1/31), Lost to No. 14 Stanford 67-65 (2/2)
This Week: 2/7 vs. No. 4 UCLA (20-2), 2/9 vs. USC (14-7)  Tickets
18.Texas A&M 18-422723
 Last Week: Def. No. 10 Texas 80-63 (1/30), Def. Oklahoma 60-52 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Iowa State 69-51 (2/5), 2/9 at Missouri (13-10)  Tickets
19.Connecticut 16-5192NR
 Last Week: Def. Louisville 69-67 (1/28), Def. No. 21 Pittsburgh 60-53 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Syracuse 63-61 (2/6), 2/9 vs. Georgia Tech (11-10)  Tickets
20.Vanderbilt 18-412118
 Last Week: Lost to No. 22 Mississippi 74-58 (1/30), Def. Auburn 78-71 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Georgia 67-59 (2/6), 2/9 at South Carolina (11-10)  Tickets
21.Notre Dame 16-4107NR
 Last Week: Def. Providence 81-74 (1/31), Def. DePaul 89-80 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Seton Hall 95-69 (2/6), 2/9 vs. No. 16 Marquette (16-5)  Tickets
22.Florida 18-410619
 Last Week: Lost to Arkansas 80-61 (2/2)
This Week: Lost to No. 7 Tennessee 104-82 (2/5), 2/9 vs. Georgia (11-9)  Tickets
23.Saint Mary's 18-39620
 Last Week: Lost to San Diego 63-55 (1/28), Def. Portland 86-49 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Gonzaga 89-85 (2/4), 2/8 vs. San Francisco (6-16)  Tickets
24.Kansas State 15-59124
 Last Week: Def. No. 2 Kansas 84-75 (1/30), Lost to Missouri 77-74 (2/2)
This Week: Def. Nebraska 74-59 (2/6), 2/9 vs. Oklahoma State (11-11)  Tickets
25.Pittsburgh 17-57221
 Last Week: Def. Villanova 69-57 (1/30), Lost to Connecticut 60-53 (2/2)
This Week: 2/7 vs. West Virginia (16-6)  Tickets
Others Receiving Votes
Rhode Island 69, Purdue 41, Mississippi 40, Arkansas 29, Arizona 21, UNLV 17, Mississippi State 16, Louisville 15, Baylor 15, Gonzaga 10, Clemson 9, USC 8, Miami (FL) 3, Dayton 3, Brigham Young 3, California 3, Villanova 2, South Alabama 1.

Dropped From Rankings
Mississippi 22, Mississippi State 25.

The USA TODAY/ESPN Board of Coaches is made up of 31 head coaches at Division I institutions. All are members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The board for the 2007-08 season: Mike Adras, Northern Arizona; Dana Altman, Creighton; Tommy Amaker, Harvard; Tevester Anderson, Jackson State; Randy Bennett, Saint Mary's; Eddie Biedenbach, North Carolina-Asheville; Jim Boeheim, Syracuse; Matt Brady, Marist; Rick Byrd, Belmont; Charles Coles, Miami (Ohio); Steve Fisher, San Diego State; Pat Flannery, Bucknell; Tim Floyd, Southern California; Greg Graham, Boise State; Tom Green, Fairleigh Dickinson; Johnny Jones, North Texas; Mike Lonergan, Vermont; Mike McConathy, Northwestern State; Bob McKillop, Davidson; Phil Martelli, Saint Joseph's; Ron "Fang" Mitchell, Coppin State; Dave Odom, South Carolina; Matt Painter, Purdue; Tom Pecora, Hofstra; Doc Sadler, Nebraska; Scott Sutton, Oral Roberts; Jimmy Tillette, Samford; Bob Thomason, Pacific; Perry Watson, Detroit Mercy; Gary Williams, Maryland; Doug Wojcik, Tulsa.

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