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Kentucky also #1 in the latest Coaches Poll

Photo by Chet White | UK Athletics

Photo by Chet White | UK Athletics

Photo by Chet White | UK Athletics

Earlier today, the Cats captured the top spot in the AP Poll, and it turns out USA Today’s panel of coaches agrees. Kentucky is the new #1 team in the Coaches Poll, followed by Villanova, Duke, North Carolina, and Indiana. Here are both polls side by side for comparison.

AP Top 25 USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM

RECORD

PTS

RK TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1 Kentucky (42)

4-0

1,592 1 Kentucky (20)

4-0

754
2 Villanova (21)

5-0

1,561 2 Villanova (4)

5-0

725
3 Indiana (2)

3-0

1,443 3 Duke (5)

4-1

658
4 North Carolina

4-0

1,399 4 North Carolina

4-0

654
5 Kansas

2-1

1,374 5 Indiana (2)

3-0

650
6 Duke

4-1

1,337 6 Virginia

3-0

600
7 Virginia

3-0

1,198 6 Kansas

2-1

600
8 Arizona

3-0

1,129 8 Xavier

5-0

545
9 Xavier

5-0

1,099 9 Arizona

3-0

530
10 Louisville

3-0

947 10 Louisville

3-0

470
11 Gonzaga

3-0

872 11 Gonzaga

3-0

409
12 Creighton

4-0

770 12 Oregon

2-1

390
13 Oregon

2-1

748 13 UCLA

4-0

318
14 UCLA

4-0

735 14 Wisconsin

2-1

306
15 Saint Mary’s

3-0

703 15 Saint Mary’s

3-0

301
16 Wisconsin

2-1

666 16 Syracuse

3-0

288
17 Purdue

2-1

613 17 West Virginia

3-0

284
18 Syracuse

3-0

610 18 Creighton

4-0

280
19 West Virginia

3-0

474 19 Purdue

2-1

254
20 Baylor

3-0

371 20 Michigan State

2-2

227
21 Iowa State

3-0

319 21 Texas

3-0

146
22 Texas

3-0

251 22 Iowa State

3-0

134
23 Rhode Island

4-1

217 23 Maryland

4-0

94
24 Michigan State

2-2

183 24 Michigan

4-0

79
25 Michigan

4-0

89 25 Rhode Island

4-1

70
25 Florida State

4-0

89

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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