2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Rankings – Week 2 (Nov. 14)

AP & ESPN/USA Today Coaches Polls for college basketball

The NCAA college basketball polls are out for the first time since the preseason and the UConn Huskies men’s basketball team still finds themselves as the No. 4 team in the country in both polls.

The North Carolina Tar Heels are No. 1 in both polls and the top five from the preseason is still the same. The Tar Heels are followed by the Kentucky Wildcats, Ohio State Buckeyes, UConn and Syracuse Orange.

Joining the Huskies and Orange in the top 25 from the Big East are the Louisville Cardinals (8/7), Pittsburgh Panthers (9/9), Cincinnati Bearcats (20/20) and the Marquette Golden Eagles (21/19).

The Villanova Wildcats and West Virginia Mountaineers are the only Big East schools among the others receiving votes in both polls. The Georgetown Hoyas and St. John’s Red Storm are among the others receiving votes in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Top 25.

For a complete look at the 2012 NCAA Men’s Basketball Rankings for Week 2 (Nov. 14), click on the read more button below if you’re on the home page.

AP Top 25 ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM REC PTS PVS RK TEAM REC PTS PVS
1 North Carolina (62) 2-0 1,620 1 1 North Carolina (30) 2-0 774 1
2 Kentucky 1-0 1,519 2 2 Kentucky (1) 1-0 732 2
3 Ohio State (1) 1-0 1,486 3 3 Ohio State 1-0 701 3
4 Connecticut (2) 1-0 1,429 4 4 Connecticut 1-0 669 4
5 Syracuse 1-0 1,358 5 5 Syracuse 1-0 654 5
6 Duke 2-0 1,274 6 6 Duke 2-0 632 6
7 Florida 1-0 1,132 8 7 Louisville 2-0 538 8
8 Louisville 2-0 1,122 9 8 Florida 1-0 519 10
9 Pittsburgh 2-0 1,084 10 9 Pittsburgh 2-0 502 11
10 Memphis 0-0 1,017 11 10 Memphis 0-0 452 9
11 Baylor 2-0 962 12 11 Kansas 1-0 393 13
12 Kansas 1-0 835 13 12 Baylor 2-0 390 12
13 Xavier 1-0 806 14 13 Wisconsin 1-0 359 14
14 Wisconsin 1-0 801 15 14 Xavier 1-0 333 15
15 Arizona 3-0 607 16 15 Alabama 1-0 261 17
16 Alabama 1-0 497 19 16 Arizona 3-0 254 16
17 Michigan 1-0 475 18 17 Michigan 1-0 240 18
18 Vanderbilt 1-1 454 7 18 Texas A&M 2-0 218 19
19 Texas A&M 2-0 444 20 19 Marquette 1-0 182 21
20 Cincinnati 1-0 410 21 20 Cincinnati 1-0 176 22
21 Marquette 1-0 406 22 20 Vanderbilt 1-1 176 7
22 Gonzaga 1-0 311 23 22 California 2-0 145 24
23 California 2-0 295 24 23 Gonzaga 1-0 126 23
24 Missouri 1-0 200 25 24 Florida State 1-0 103 NR
25 Florida State 1-0 132 NR 25 Missouri 1-0 88 25
Dropped from rankings: Dropped from rankings:
No. 17 UCLA No. 20 UCLA
Others receiving votes: Others receiving votes:
Temple 79, Michigan State 78, Washington 47, Cleveland State 43, New Mexico 34, UCLA 34, Belmont 21, Creighton 19, Villanova 19, Texas 18, Drexel 13, UNLV 9, Saint Mary’s 6, Purdue 5, San Diego State 3, George Mason 3, Harvard 3, Butler 3, Long Beach State 3, Utah State 3, Illinois 2, Marshall 1, Minnesota 1, Akron 1, West Virginia 1 Texas 80, Purdue 55, Temple 54, Washington 49, Villanova 34, New Mexico 27, Creighton 23, UNLV 21, Michigan State 20, Cleveland State 13, George Mason 11, Georgetown 10, UCLA 10, West Virginia 10, St. John’s 8, Oklahoma State 8, Saint Mary’s 6, Butler 6, Drexel 5, Long Beach State 3, Virginia Commonwealth 3, Wichita State 1, Brigham Young 1

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