1. Louisville (15-3, 6-0), 182 points (5 first-place votes)
The anti-Georgetown: A team which people thought may have chemistry issues has put aside early season struggles and really come together. — Bailey Heaps, The Hoya

2. Pittsburgh (18-1, 6-1), 173 points (3)
If Levance Fields took a tumble on the court, would he roll like a bowling ball and knock over everyone in his path? — Matthew Stein, The Daily Targum

3. Marquette (18-2, 7-0), 171 points (2)
Buzz Williams for national coach of the year? — Kyle Austin, The Daily Orange

4. Connecticut (18-1, 7-1), 170 points (2)
This team will be the new national No. 1 next week after Duke loses to Wake Forest. — Giuseppe Barone, The Setonian

5. Syracuse (17-4, 5-3), 141 points
1-3 over the last four doesn’t usually mean you’re a top 25 team, but in the Big East, rules don’t apply. — Tony Dobies, The Daily Athenaeum

6. Villanova (15-4, 3-3), 119 points
Still doing well despite Scottie Reynold’s nowhere-to-be-found play. — Kerry Klecic, The Oracle

7. West Virginia (14-5, 3-3), 111 points

8. Providence (13-6, 5-2), 108 points
With Syracuse and UConn up next, we will finally find out if the Friars are any good.
— David Cassilo, The Villanovan

9. Georgetown (12-6, 3-4), 107 points
Two words: Seton Hall. Really? — Catherine LaRoche, The Louisville Cardinal

10. Notre Dame (12-7, 3-5), 93 points
In big trouble. — Mike Gladysz, The Pitt News

11. Cincinnati (13-7, 3-4), 76 points
Mike Williams is beginning to emerge as a second option behind Deonta Vaughn after averaging 17.6 points in his last five games. — Bo Jessee/Pete Marx, The News Record

12. St. John’s (11-8, 2-5), 53 points

13. Seton Hall (10-9, 1-6), 51 points
Bobby Gonzalez is a great coach, now if only he could recruit… — Stein

14. South Florida (7-12, 2-5), 40 points

15. Rutgers (9-11, 0-7), 23 points
Fred Hill is a great recruiter, now if only he could coach… — Stein

16. DePaul (8-12, 0-7), 14 points
You know it’s bad when USF does the double on you. — Klecic

-K.K.

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