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Final Polls Before March Madness: Miami Basketball Checks in at # 10/11

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Honestly, I think the voters placed UM pretty well.

And while there is still much work to be done for this team, the fact they can finish a season essentially in the Top 10 speaks volumes about how far this programs has come under Jim Larranaga.

None of that matters now though, as they prepare to try and make a deep run in the NCAA Tourney.

But just for fun, full rankings below.

AP Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kansas Jayhawks (63) 30-4 1,623
2 Michigan State Spartans (2) 29-5 1,552
3 North Carolina Tar Heels 28-6 1,488
4 Virginia Cavaliers 26-7 1,384
5 Oregon Ducks 28-6 1,371
6 Villanova Wildcats 29-5 1,283
7 Oklahoma Sooners 25-7 1,215
8 West Virginia Mountaineers 26-8 1,193
9 Xavier Musketeers 27-5 1,127
10 Miami-Florida Hurricanes 25-7 920
10 Kentucky Wildcats 26-8 920
12 Purdue Boilermakers 26-8 873
13 Utah Utes 26-8 870
14 Indiana Hoosiers 25-7 828
15 Texas A&M Aggies 26-8 682
16 Louisville Cardinals 23-8 585
17 Arizona Wildcats 25-8 559
18 Maryland Terrapins 25-8 489
19 Duke Blue Devils 23-10 383
20 Seton Hall Pirates 25-8 374
21 Baylor Bears 22-11 347
22 Iowa State Cyclones 21-11 317
23 California Golden Bears 23-10 270
24 SMU Mustangs 25-5 84
25 Iowa Hawkeyes 21-10 82
Others receiving votes: Texas 69, Notre Dame 61, Saint Joseph's 60, Connecticut 34, Stephen F. Austin 12, Dayton 11, Wisconsin 9, Wichita St 9, Gonzaga 8, Arkansas-Little Rock 5, Providence 4, Valparaiso 3, Butler 3, Cincinnati 3, Yale 3, Monmouth 3, Saint Mary's 3, Stony Brook 2, Michigan 2, Akron 1, Northern Iowa 1

USA Today Coaches Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kansas (31) 30-4 799
2 Michigan State (1) 29-5 761
3 North Carolina 28-6 732
4 Oregon 28-6 673
5 Virginia 26-7 665
6 Villanova 29-5 610
7 Oklahoma 25-7 588
8 West Virginia 26-8 575
9 Xavier 27-5 548
10 Purdue 26-8 466
11 Miami 25-7 459
12 Indiana 25-7 421
13 Kentucky 26-8 418
14 Utah 26-8 379
15 Texas A&M 26-8 343
16 Arizona 25-8 323
17 Maryland 25-8 306
18 Baylor 22-11 227
19 Iowa State 21-11 199
20 Duke 23-10 172
21 Seton Hall 25-8 158
22 Texas 20-12 113
23 California 23-10 108
24 Iowa 21-10 100
25 Saint Joseph's 27-7 46
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 41, Connecticut 36, Providence 25, Wichita St 21, Gonzaga 17, Saint Mary's 17, Wisconsin 15, Stephen F. Austin 11, Northern Iowa 9, Dayton 9, VCU 3, Yale 2, Butler 2, Cincinnati 1, Fresno State 1, Arkansas-Little Rock 1