2009 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings (Mar. 30)

Season: 2002-03 | 2003-04 | 2004-05 | 2005-06 | 2006-07 | 2007-08 | 2008-09
Week:
Preseason | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16
17 | 18 | 19
AP Top 25
Rankings Not Available
ESPN/USA Today Poll
 1. North Carolina (31) 32-4 775
 2. Michigan State 30-6 743
 3. Connecticut 31-4 705
 4. Villanova 30-7 669
 5. Louisville 31-6 646
 6. Pittsburgh 31-5 630
 7. Oklahoma 30-6 575
 8. Missouri 31-7 563
 9. Memphis 33-4 522
10. Kansas 27-8 481
11. Duke 30-7 459
12. Syracuse 28-10 405
13. Gonzaga 28-6 393
14. Purdue 27-10 362
15. Xavier 27-8 361
16. Washington 26-9 260
17. LSU 27-8 233
18. UCLA 26-9 204
19. Arizona State 25-10 200
20. Wake Forest 24-7 170
21. Marquette 25-10 160
22. Florida State 25-10 130
23. Texas 23-12 71
24. Arizona 21-14 60
25. Butler 26-6 47
Others Receiving Votes
Clemson 42, USC 39, Siena 37, Oklahoma State 24, Dayton 17, Utah State 15, Illinois 14, Penn State 14, Western Kentucky 11, Tennessee 8, West Virginia 7, Maryland 6, Michigan 5, Texas A&M 4, Ohio State 3, Saint Mary's 3, Cleveland State 1, Utah 1.
Dropped From Rankings
Clemson 21, Utah State 25.
Complete Rankings

INSIDE MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Arizona and Creighton

In the second installment of his examination of at-large bids, Joe Lunardi crunches the numbers to make the case for mid-majors.

Story

Jordan Hamilton

He's the only player at the Jordan Brand Classic not to play his senior season. That's why Texas-bound recruit Jordan Hamilton is just happy to be back on the court.

Chris Lawlor

Tommy Amaker/Isiah Thomas/Bobby Cremins

OK, so seeing Zeke in the Sun Belt will seem a little strange. But take a look around college hoops. Plenty of coaches seeking to rebound have found seemingly odd landing spots recently.

Pat Forde

Michigan State

Michigan State didn't capture the top prize this season, but with Kalin Lucas and Co. returning next year, the Spartans are an early No. 1 seed.

Bracketology

Sherron Collins/Cole Aldrich

There will be plenty of movement between now and November, but Kansas tops next season's initial Top 25.

Andy Katz

Nick Calathes/Jrue Holiday/Blake Griffin

As they decide whether to leave school and enter the NBA draft, underclassmen should take note: The road to NBA riches is paved with bad decisions.

Doug Gottlieb