Final 2012 College Basketball AP Poll

The final 2012 College Basketball AP Poll for the regular season has been released. The Kentucky Wildcats finished out the season atop the poll with a 30-1 record with the Syracuse Orange in the number two spot with the same record. The Kansas Jayhawks finished ranked #3, and the North Carolina Tar Heels jumped to #4 after defeating the Duke Blue Devils on the road by 18 points. The Missouri Tigers finished their final Big 12 season ranked #5 and the majority of teams will be competing in their respective conference tournaments during 2012 Championship Week followed by Selection Sunday and the 2012 NCAA basketball tournament.

Final 2012 College Basketball AP Poll

RK      TEAM            RECORD      PTS     PREV

1          Kentucky (63)            30-1     1,623   1

Last Week: Def Georgia 79-49 (3/1), Def Florida 74-59 (3/4)

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Mizzou Arena, home of the Missouri Tigers

This Week: No Games Scheduled

2          Syracuse (2)   30-1     1,561   2

Last Week: Def Louisville 58-49 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

3          Kansas            26-5     1,482   3

Last Week: Def Oklahoma State 70-58 (2/27), Def Texas 73-63 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

4          North Carolina          27-4     1,442   6

Last Week: Def Maryland 88-64 (2/29), Def Duke 88-70 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

5          Missouri         27-4     1,343   7

Last Week: Def Iowa State 78-72 (2/29), Def Texas Tech 81-59 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

6          Duke   26-5     1,262   4

Last Week: Def Wake Forest 79-71 (2/28), Lost to North Carolina 88-70 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

7          Ohio State      25-6     1,251   10

Last Week: Def Northwestern 75-73 (2/29), Def Michigan State 72-70 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

8          Michigan State           24-7     1,149   5

Last Week: Lost to Indiana 70-55 (2/28), Lost to Ohio State 72-70 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

9          Marquette      25-6     1,087   8

Last Week: Lost to Cincinnati 72-61 (2/29), Def Georgetown 83-69 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

10        Michigan        23-8     945      13

Last Week: Def Illinois 72-61 (3/1), Def Penn State 71-65 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

11        Murray State 30-1     922      12

Last Week: Def Tennessee Tech 78-58 (3/2), Def Tennessee State 54-52 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

12        Baylor 25-6     909      9

Last Week: Def Texas Tech 77-48 (2/27), Lost to Iowa State 80-72 (3/3)

This Week: 3/8 vs. Kansas State (21-9)

13        Georgetown   22-7     873      11

Last Week: Def Notre Dame 59-41 (2/27), Lost to Marquette 83-69 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

14        Wisconsin       23-8     853      14

Last Week: Def Minnesota 52-45 (2/28), Def Illinois 70-56 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

15        Indiana                      24-7     707      18

Last Week: Def Michigan State 70-55 (2/28), Def Purdue 85-74 (3/4)

This Week: 3/8 vs. Penn State (12-19)

16        Wichita State 27-5     492      15

Last Week: Def Indiana State 72-48 (3/2), Lost to Illinois State 65-64 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

17        Florida State  21-9     468      22

Last Week: Def Virginia 63-60 (3/1), Def Clemson 80-72 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

18        San Diego State         24-6     441      21

Last Week: Def Boise State 66-53 (2/29), Def TCU 98-92 (3/3)

This Week: 3/8 vs. Boise State (13-16)

19        Creighton       28-5     364      25

Last Week: Def Drake 68-61 (3/2), Def Evansville 99-71 (3/3), Def Illinois State 83-79 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

20        UNLV 25-7     360      17

Last Week: Lost to Colorado State 66-59 (2/29), Def Wyoming 74-63 (3/3)

This Week: 3/8 vs. Wyoming (20-10)

21        Temple           24-6     343      23

Last Week: Def Massachusetts 90-88 (2/29), Def Fordham 80-60 (3/3)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

22        Florida                        22-9     305      16

Last Week: Lost to Vanderbilt 77-67 (2/28), Lost to Kentucky 74-59 (3/4)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

23        Notre Dame   21-10   256      20

Last Week: Lost to Georgetown 59-41 (2/27), Def Providence 75-69 (3/2)

This Week: No Games Scheduled

24        Gonzaga         25-5     170      NR

Last Week: Def Longwood 92-60 (2/27), Def Brigham Young 77-58 (3/3)

This Week: Lost to Saint Mary’s 78-74 (3/5)

25        Iowa State      22-9     127      NR

Last Week: Lost to Missouri 78-72 (2/29), Def Baylor 80-72 (3/3)

This Week: 3/8 vs. Texas (19-12)

Others receiving votes: Saint Mary’s 88, Louisville 84, Drexel 83, New Mexico 64, Virginia 34, Memphis 13, Virginia Commonwealth 6, Vanderbilt 6, Cincinnati 5, Long Beach State 3, Kansas State 2, Harvard 1, Saint Louis 1

Dropped from rankings: Louisville 19, Virginia 24


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