The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' preseason college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and final ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
1. North Carolina (29) 31-7 1,728 4
2. UCLA (24) 30-6 1,710 7
3. Memphis (18) 33-4 1,680 5
4. Kansas 33-5 1,568 2
5. Georgetown (1) 30-7 1,504 8
6. Louisville 24-10 1,380 16
7. Tennessee 24-11 1,371 25
8. Michigan St. 23-12 1,296 -
9. Indiana 21-11 1,145 -
10. Washington St. 26-8 1,103 13
11. Marquette 24-10 1,002 20
12. Oregon 29-8 918 10
13. Duke 22-11 868 -
14. Gonzaga 23-11 711 -
15. Texas 25-10 638 11
M 27-7 623 9
17. Arizona 20-11 499 -
18. Southern Cal 25-12 480 23
19. Arkansas 21-14 468 -
20. Kentucky 22-12 372 -
21. N.C. State 20-16 338 -
22. Pittsburgh 29-8 293 12
23. Stanford 18-13 290 -
24. S. Illinois 29-7 222 14
25. Kansas St. 23-12 216 -
Others receiving votes: Villanova 144, Ohio St. 128, Butler 114, Syracuse 103, Clemson 83, Xavier 73, Connecticut 50, Davidson 50, Mississippi St. 38, Florida 35, West Virginia 20, Va. Commonwealth 19, Virginia 19, Notre Dame 18, Wisconsin 15, Alabama 14, Missouri 8, Maryland 6, Nevada 6, Vanderbilt 6, Washington 6, New Mexico St. 4, Utah St. 4, BYU 3, Providence 3, Akron 2, Illinois 2, Southern Miss. 2, George Mason 1, Houston 1.

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