KSU up to #15 in AP basketball poll

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  The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Mar. 10, total 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. Gonzaga (41)        29-2   1,572   1
 2. Virginia (23)       28-2   1,559   2
 3. North Carolina      26-5   1,474   3
 4. Kentucky            26-5   1,373   6
 5. Duke                26-5   1,298   4
 6. Michigan St.        25-6   1,226   9
 7. Texas Tech          26-5   1,211   8
 8. Tennessee           27-4   1,200   5
 9. LSU                 26-5   1,089  10
10. Michigan            26-5   1,041   7
11. Houston             29-2     963  12
12. Florida St.         25-6     856  14
13. Purdue              23-8     831  11
14. Nevada              28-3     684  17
15. Kansas St           24-7     680  18
16. Virginia Tech       23-7     625  15
17. Kansas              23-8     602  13
18. Buffalo             28-3     539  19
19. Wisconsin           22-9     466  21
20. Wofford             28-4     387  22
21. Maryland            22-9     319  24
22. Auburn              22-9     268   -
23. Marquette           23-8     109  16
24. Cincinnati          25-6     108  20
25. Villanova           22-9     80  23

   Others receiving votes: UCF 62, VCU 53, Mississippi St. 37, Utah St. 34, New Mexico St. 16, Louisville 11, Murray St. 11, Iowa St. 8, Temple 4, Clemson 3, Liberty 1.