2006–07 NCAA Division I men's basketball rankings

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The 2006–07 NCAA Division I men's basketball rankings was made up of two human polls, the AP Poll and the Coaches Poll, in addition to various other preseason polls.


  Increase in ranking
  Decrease in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
Italics   Number of first place votes
(#-#)   Win-loss record
т Tied with team above or below also with this symbol

AP poll[edit]

The Associated Press (AP) preseason poll was released on November 6, 2006. This poll is compiled by sportswriters across the nation. In Division I men's and women's college basketball, the AP Poll is largely just a tool to compare schools throughout the season and spark debate, as it has no bearing on postseason play. Generally, all top 25 teams in the poll are invited to the NCAA basketball tournament, also known as March Madness.

Rank[1] Team Conference W–L (Pct.)
1 Ohio State Big Ten
2 Kansas Big 12
3 Florida SEC
4 North Carolina ACC
5 Memphis C-USA
6 Wisconsin Big Ten
7 UCLA Pac-12
8 Georgetown Big East
9 Texas A&M Big 12
10 Oregon Pac-12
11 Texas Big 12
12 Pittsburgh Big East
13 Washington State Pac-12
14 Southern Illinois Missouri Valley
15 Nevada WAC
16 Louisville Big East
17 Notre Dame Big East
18 Maryland ACC
19 UNLV Mountain West
20 Marquette Big East
21 Butler Horizon
22 Winthrop Big South
23 USC Pac-12
24 BYU West Coast
25 Tennessee SEC

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll[edit]

The Coaches Poll is the second oldest poll still in use after the AP Poll. It is compiled by a rotating group of 31 college Division I head coaches. The Poll operates by Borda count. Each voting member ranks teams from 1 to 25. Each team then receives points for their ranking in reverse order: Number 1 earns 25 points, number 2 earns 24 points, and so forth. The points are then combined and the team with the highest points is then ranked #1; second highest is ranked #2 and so forth. Only the top 25 teams with points are ranked, with teams receiving first place votes noted the quantity next to their name. Any team receiving votes after the top 25 are listed after the top 25 by their point totals. However, these are not real rankings: They are not considered #26, #27, etc. The maximum points a single team can earn is 775. The preseason poll was released on November 6, 2007.


  1. ^ "2007 Final AP Men's Basketball Poll". College Poll Archive. Retrieved 2012-03-27.