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USA Today/ESPN Preseason Top 25 Poll Released
By: UCLA Athletics

Nov. 2, 2000

LOS ANGELES - The Preseason Top Twenty Five teams in the USA Today/ESPN college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 1999-00 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last season's final ranking:

                        Record   Pts  Pvs
 1. Arizona (19)         27-7    756    8
 2. Duke (12)            29-5    753    4
 3. Stanford             27-4    631    5
 4. North Carolina       22-14   615   11
 5. Michigan State       32-7    606    1
 6. Kansas               24-10   587    -
 7. Maryland             25-10   567   25
 8. Tennessee            26-7    545   14
 9. Illinois             22-10   527    -
10. Seton Hall           22-10   486    -
11. Florida              29-8    443    2
12. Kentucky             23-10   391   22
13. Connecticut          25-10   314    -
14. Cincinnati           29-4    285    7
15. Arkansas             19-15   265    -
16. Utah                 23-9    252    -
17. Notre Dame           22-15   242    -
18. Wake Forest          22-14   223    -
19. UCLA                 21-12   215   23
20. DePaul               21-12   172    -
21. Oklahoma             27-7    136   19
22. Wisconsin            22-14   124   16
23. Iowa State           32-5    107    3
24. Southern Cal         16-14    87    -
25. Virginia             19-12    81    -
Others receiving votes: Missouri 64, Georgetown 48, North Carolina State 48, Alabama 47, Temple 41, Indiana 39, Iowa 33, Syracuse 33, St. John's 28, Xavier 27, Purdue 22, Utah State 21, South Florida 19, Ohio State 17, Oklahoma State 17, Southern Methodist 16, North Carolina-Charlotte 15, Texas 15, Dayton 11, Michigan 10, Wyoming 10, Creighton 9, Detroit 7, Fresno State 7, Charleston 6, Louisville 6, UNLV 6, Indiana State 5, LSU 5, Auburn 4, Miami 4, Valparaiso 4, Gonzaga 3, South Carolina 3, TCU 3, Villanova 3, Memphis 2, Niagara 2, Cal State-Northridge 1, Hawaii 1, Louisiana-Lafayette 1, Murray State 1, Tulsa 1.

EVENT INFORMATION
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Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Cal Poly
Los Angeles, CA
W, 88 - 83
Thursday, Nov 19
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 67
Monday, Nov 23
vs. UNLV
Lahaina, HI
W, 77 - 75
Tuesday, Nov 24
vs. Kansas
Lahaina, HI
L, 73 - 92
Wednesday, Nov 25
vs. Wake Forest
Lahaina, HI
L, 77 - 80
Sunday, Nov 29
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 77 - 45
Thursday, Dec 03
vs. Kentucky
Los Angeles, CA
W, 87 - 77
Sunday, Dec 06
vs. Long Beach State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 83 - 76
Saturday, Dec 12
at Gonzaga
Spokane, WA
W, 71 - 66
Tuesday, Dec 15
vs. Louisiana-Lafayette
Los Angeles, CA
W, 89 - 80
Saturday, Dec 19
vs. North Carolina
Brooklyn, NY
L, 76 - 89
Tuesday, Dec 22
vs. McNeese State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 67 - 53
Friday, Jan 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 93 - 96 (2OT)
Sunday, Jan 03
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 78 - 85
Thursday, Jan 07
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 87 - 84
Saturday, Jan 09
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 81 - 74
Wednesday, Jan 13
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 75 - 89
Wednesday, Jan 20
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
W, 82 - 73
Saturday, Jan 23
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 72 - 86
Thursday, Jan 28
vs. Washington
Los Angeles, CA
L, 84 - 86
Saturday, Jan 30
vs. Washington State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 83 - 50
Thursday, Feb 04
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 61 - 80
Friday, Feb 12 - 6:00 PM PST
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
Sunday, Feb 14 - 5:30 PM PST
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
Thursday, Feb 18 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Feb 20 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Feb 25 - 6:00 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Saturday, Feb 27 - 1:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Wednesday, Mar 02 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Mar 05 - 3:30 PM PST
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
Wednesday, Mar 09 - All Day PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, Mar 10 - All Day PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Mar 11 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Friday, Mar 11 - 8:30 PM PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Saturday, Mar 12 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. 2016 Pac-12 Men's ...
Las Vegas, NV
Tuesday, Mar 15 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA First Four
Dayton, OH
Thursday, Mar 17 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA First Round
TBA
Saturday, Mar 19 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
TBA
Thursday, Mar 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
TBA
Saturday, Mar 26 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regional ...
TBA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Houston, TX
Monday, Apr 04 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA National ...
Houston, TX
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