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College Basketball Rankings: Duke Retains Top Spot, No Pac-10 Team In ESPN/USA Today Top 25

The latest ESPN/USA Today college basketball poll has been released, and the Pac-10 conference is without a team ranked in the top 25, just like the Associated Press poll. The Duke Blue Devils are one of six undefeated teams, and retained their top spot in the latest poll. The San Diego St Aztecs are also undefeated and are ranked seventh, the highest rank of any team on the west coast.

Here is the full ESPN/USA Today top 25:

  1. Duke (31)
  2. Ohio State
  3. Kansas
  4. Connecticut
  5. Syracuse
  6. Pittsburgh
  7. San Diego State
  8. Villanova
  9. Georgetown
  10. Missouri
  11. Purdue
  12. Kentucky
  13. Minnesota
  14. Texas
  15. Notre Dame
  16. Brigham Young
  17. Kansas State
  18. Texas A&M
  19. Michigan State
  20. Louisville
  21. UCF
  22. Memphis
  23. Baylor
  24. Wisconsin
  25. Illinois

The Pac-10 has three teams in the "others receiving votes" section, led by the Washington Huskies. The Huskies are the only conference team to have been ranked this season, and are currently 29th in the ESPN/USA Today poll. The Washington St Cougars are tied for 37th, and the Arizona Wildcats are tied for 42nd.

Pac-10 conference play opens this week, with the USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins hosting the Washington schools.