2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Rankings – Week 8 (Dec. 24)

AP & USA Today Coaches Poll

The NCAA men's basketball rankings are out and the UConn Huskies remain among the others receiving votes in both polls.

The Duke Blue Devils remain No. 1 (there went my Christmas Eve dinner). They are followed by the Michigan Wolverines, Arizona Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals and Indiana Hoosiers in the AP Poll. In the USA Today Coaches' Poll, the top five is the same except for Louisville is No. 3 and Arizona is No. 4.

Joining the Cardinals from the Big East in the top 25 are the Cincinnati Bearcats (8/8), Syracuse Orange (9/7), Georgetown Hoyas (15/18), Notre Dame Fighting Irish (21/20) and Pitt Panthers (24/24).

UConn is the only team from the Big East among the others receiving votes.

For a full look at the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings – Week 8 (Dec. 24), please click on the continue reading button below if you're on the home page.

AP Top 25 USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM REC PTS PVS RK TEAM REC PTS PVS
1 Duke (63) 11-0 1,623 1 1 Duke (30) 11-0 774 1
2 Michigan (2) 12-0 1,551 2 2 Michigan (1) 12-0 745 2
3 Arizona 11-0 1,463 4 3 Louisville 11-1 682 5
4 Louisville 11-1 1,422 5 3 Arizona 11-0 682 4
5 Indiana 11-1 1,383 6 5 Indiana 11-1 648 6
6 Kansas 10-1 1,309 9 6 Kansas 10-1 642 8
7 Missouri 10-1 1,157 12 7 Syracuse 10-1 559 3
8 Cincinnati 12-0 1,144 11 8 Cincinnati 12-0 543 11
9 Syracuse 10-1 1,140 3 9 Missouri 10-1 537 12
10 Ohio State 9-2 965 7 10 Ohio State 9-2 480 7
11 Minnesota 12-1 878 13 11 Florida 8-2 406 9
12 Illinois 12-1 875 10 12 Creighton 11-1 395 13
13 Gonzaga 11-1 824 14 13 Gonzaga 11-1 391 14
14 Florida 8-2 772 8 14 Minnesota 12-1 345 16
15 Georgetown 10-1 674 15 15 Illinois 12-1 330 10
16 Creighton 11-1 589 17 16 San Diego State 11-1 327 15
17 San Diego State 11-1 557 18 17 UNLV 11-1 240 18
18 Butler 9-2 512 19 18 Georgetown 10-1 217 21
19 Michigan State 11-2 416 20 19 Michigan State 11-2 207 19
20 UNLV 11-1 382 21 20 Notre Dame 12-1 181 22
21 Notre Dame 12-1 337 22 21 Butler 9-2 136 25
22 Oklahoma State 10-1 318 24 22 Oklahoma State 10-1 129 24
23 North Carolina State 9-2 264 25 23 Kentucky 8-3 108 23
24 Pittsburgh 12-1 189 NR 24 Pittsburgh 12-1 97 NR
25 Kansas State 9-2 152 NR 25 North Carolina State 9-2 87 NR
Dropped from rankings: Dropped from rankings:
New Mexico 16, North Carolina 23 New Mexico 17, North Carolina 19
Others receiving votes: Others receiving votes:
New Mexico 66, Kentucky 37, Temple 36, Wyoming 28, Virginia Commonwealth 16, North Carolina 16, Wichita State 11, Maryland 7, Oregon 6, Connecticut 6 New Mexico 62, North Carolina 34, Kansas State 22, Virginia Commonwealth 22, Wyoming 20, Connecticut 6, Oregon 6, Temple 5, Maryland 3, Colorado 3, Wichita State 3, Colorado State 1

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