The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 16, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

Record Pts Pvs
1. Duke (30) 9-0 774 2
2. Michigan (1) 11-0 743 3
3. Syracuse 11-0 695 4
4. Louisville 9-1 640 6
5. Arizona 8-0 632 8
6. Indiana 9-1 627 1
7. Ohio State 8-1 595 7
8. Kansas 8-1 552 9
9. Florida 7-1 532 5
10. Illinois 12-0 482 10
11. Cincinnati 10-0 460 12
12. Missouri 8-1 451 11
13. Creighton 10-1 351 13
14. Gonzaga 10-1 339 14
15. San Diego State 8-1 296 15
16. Minnesota 11-1 273 16
17. New Mexico 11-0 219 20
18. UNLV 8-1 216 17
19. North Carolina 8-2 187 18
19. Michigan State 9-2 187 19
21. Georgetown 9-1 180 21
22. Notre Dame 9-1 125 24
23. Kentucky 7-3 98 22
24. Oklahoma State 8-1 94 23
25. Butler 8-2 89 -
Others receiving votes: N.C. State 84, Pittsburgh 74, Oregon 45, VCU 11, Wyoming 8,

UConn 6, Wichita State 5, Murray State 3, Oklahoma 2.