AP and Coaches Poll: 3/7/11


The new batch of polls are out for this week, and with Selection Sunday only six days away, some teams are starting to make better cases than others for high seeds in the NCAA tournament.

Here’s a look at the new polls that were released today:

ASSOCIATED PRESS

1. Ohio State, 29-2 (52 first place votes)
2. Kansas, 29-2 (13 first place votes)
3. Pittsburgh, 27-4
4. Notre Dame, 25-5
5. Duke, 27-4
6. North Carolina, 24-6
7. San Diego State, 29-2
8. BYU, 28-3
9. Purdue, 25-6
10. Texas, 25-6
11. Syracuse, 25-6
12. Florida, 24-6
13. Wisconsin, 23-7
14. Louisville, 23-8
15. Kentucky, 22-8
16. Arizona, 25-6
17. St. John’s, 20-10
18. Xavier, 24-6
19. Kansas State, 22-9
20. West Virginia, 20-10
21. Connecticut, 21-9
22. Georgetown, 21-9
23. Utah State, 28-3
24. Temple, 24-6
25. Cincinnati, 24-7


Others receiving votes – Texas A&M 177, Vanderbilt 101, Villanova 64, UCLA 40, UNLV 29, Missouri 22, George Mason 12, Old Dominion 11, Alabama 10, Belmont 9, Butler 9, Gonzaga 6, Saint Mary’s 4, Virginia Commonwealth 3, UAB 2, Harvard 1.

ESPN/USA TODAY COACHES

1. Ohio State, 29-2 (25 first place votes)
2. Kansas, 29-2 (6 first place votes)
3. Pittsburgh, 27-4
4. Notre Dame, 25-5
5. Duke, 27-4
6. San Diego State, 29-2
7. North Carolina, 24-6
8. BYU, 28-3
9. Purdue, 25-6
10. Texas, 25-6
11. Syracuse, 25-6
12. Florida, 24-6
13. Wisconsin, 23-7
14. Louisville, 23-8
15. Arizona, 25-6
16. Kentucky, 22-8
17. Utah State, 28-3
18. St. John’s, 20-10
19. Connecticut, 21-9
20. Xavier, 24-6
21. Texas A&M, 23-7
22. Georgetown, 21-9
23. Kansas State, 22-9
24. Vanderbilt, 21-9
25. Temple, 24-6

Others receiving votes – West Virginia 64, Villanova 43, UCLA 36, Cincinnati 31, Missouri 23, UNLV 16, George Mason 14, Saint Mary’s 11, UAB 4, Boston College 3, Florida State 2, Alabama 1, Harvard 1, Washington 1.

What are your thoughts on the new polls? Anything surprise you?

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