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February 17, 2020 AP Men's Basketball Poll

Rank Team (FPV) Conference Record Points Coaches
1 < 1 Baylor (48) Big 12 23-1 1559 *1
2 < 2 Gonzaga (14) West Coast 26-1 1518 *2
3 < 3 Kansas (1) Big 12 22-3 1434 3
4 < 4 San Diego State Mountain West 26-0 1404 4
5 < 6 Dayton Atlantic 10 23-2 1294 5
6 < 7 Duke ACC 22-3 1285 6
7 < 9 Maryland Big Ten 21-4 1194 7
8 < 8 Florida State ACC 21-4 1088 8
9 < 13 Penn State Big Ten 20-5 1024 9
10 < 12 Kentucky SEC 20-5 1011 10
11 < 5 Louisville ACC 21-5 837 11
12 < 15 Villanova Big East 19-6 824 13
13 < 11 Auburn SEC 22-3 818 12
14 < 17 Oregon Pac-12 20-6 742 16
15 < 23 Creighton Big East 20-6 718 15
16 < 10 Seton Hall Big East 18-7 672 14
17 < 14 West Virginia Big 12 18-7 552 18
18 < 16 Colorado Pac-12 20-6 501 17
19 < 18 Marquette Big East 17-7 404 19
20 < 21 Iowa Big Ten 18-8 254 20
21 < 19 Butler Big East 19-7 242 23
22 < 20 Houston American 20-6 237 22
23 < NR BYU West Coast 21-7 188 RV
24 < NR Arizona Pac-12 18-7 102 21
25 < NR Ohio State Big Ten 17-8 95 24
RV < 24 Texas Tech Big 12 92 RV
RV < NR Michigan State Big Ten 87 25
RV < NR Michigan Big Ten 83 RV
RV < 25 LSU SEC 55 RV
RV < NR Rhode Island Atlantic 10 39 RV
RV < NR Virginia ACC 32 RV
RV < NR Cincinnati American 14 RV
RV < NR Stephen F. Austin Southland 14 RV
RV < 22 Illinois Big Ten 12 RV
RV < NR Northern Iowa Missouri Valley 9 RV
RV < NR Utah State Mountain West 8 NR
RV < NR Florida SEC 6 RV
RV < NR Rutgers Big Ten 6 RV
RV < NR East Tennessee State Southern 5 RV
RV < NR Saint Mary's West Coast 4 RV
RV < NR Richmond Atlantic 10 3 NR
RV < NR Tulsa American 3 NR
RV < NR New Mexico State WAC 2 NR
RV < NR SMU American 2 RV
RV < NR Arizona State Pac-12 1 RV
RV < NR Wright State Horizon 1 NR
NR < NR Oklahoma Big 12 0 RV
NR < NR Wisconsin Big Ten 0 RV
CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN
Conference Teams Avg Rank Total Points
Big East 5 16.6 2860
Big Ten 4 15.3 2567
Big 12 3 7.0 3545
ACC 3 8.3 3210
Pac-12 3 18.7 1345
SEC 2 11.5 1829
West Coast 2 12.5 1706
Mountain West 1 4.0 1404
Atlantic 10 1 5.0 1294
American 1 22.0 237

MILESTONES
Last Appearances:
- BYU makes first appearance in the Top 25 since the final 2011 poll (170 polls)
- Dayton makes first appearance in the Top 5 since the final 1956 poll (1,098 polls)
- Penn State makes first appearance in the Top 10 since the 2/12/1996 poll (456 polls)

Weekly Streaks:
- Baylor's Top 10 streak reaches 10
- Duke's Top 10 streak reaches 40
- Gonzaga's Top 5 streak reaches 10
- West Virginia's Top 25 streak reaches 10

Total Appearances:
- Arizona reaches 550 appearances and ties Syracuse for #8
- Auburn reaches 130 appearances (#66)
- Butler ties two others for #63
- BYU reaches 130 appearances (#66)
- Colorado ties Mississippi for #102
- Creighton ties Duquesne for #79
- Dayton reaches 110 appearances and ties Boston College for #74
- Houston reaches 150 appearances (#57)
- Oregon ties Providence for #59
- Penn State ties two others for #123
- San Diego State ties SMU for #88

Notes

  • First-place votes, W-L records, and total points are not available prior to 2001-02. If you have some of this data from a verifiable source, please contact me.
  • Regular-season polls from 1949-60 had 20 teams, from 1961-68 had 10 teams (except in December 1960 and the 1964-65 preseason polls), and 1990-present had 25 teams.
  • Preseason polls started in the 1961-62 season, and there were post-tournament polls in 1953, 1954, 1974, and 1975.
  • All poll dates fall on Mondays with a few exceptions. See explanation here.

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