Ballot breakdown | March 5

Ballot breakdown | March 5

Scott's Men's Top 25

Team Prev.

1. Virginia 1

2. Villanova 3

3. Xavier 4

4. Gonzaga 5

5. Michigan 19

6. Michigan State 2

7. Duke 8

8. Purdue 11

9. Kansas 6

10. Cincinnati 13

11. Tennessee 17

12. Texas Tech 9

13. Arizona 16

14. North Carolina 7

15. Ohio State 10

16. Wichita State 12

17. Auburn 15

18. West Virginia 21

19. Saint Mary's 22

20. Houston 23

21. Clemson 20

22. Rhode Island 14

23. Nevada 18

24. Miami NR

25. Florida NR

SCOTT'S TAKE: Michigan made the biggest leap this week, but that's what happens when you win the Big Ten tourney and beat two top-10 teams in the process.

Men's AP Top 25

Team Rec. Prev.

1. Virginia (65) 28-2 1

2. Villanova 27-4 4

3. Xavier 27-4 3

4. Michigan State 29-4 2

5. Duke 25-6 5

6. Gonzaga 28-4 7

7. Michigan 28-7 15

8. Cincinnati 27-4 10

9. Kansas 24-7 6

10. Purdue 28-6 10

11. Wichita State 24-6 11

12. North Carolina 22-9 9

13. Tennessee 23-7 16

14. Texas Tech 23-8 12

15. Arizona 24-7 19

16. Auburn 25-6 14

17. Ohio State 24-8 13

18. West Virginia 22-9 20

19. Clemson 22-8 18

20. Saint Mary's 28-4 22

21. Houston 24-6 25

22. Nevada 26-6 21

23. Florida 20-11 —

24. Miami 22-8 —

25. Rhode Island 23-6 17

Others Receiving Votes: St. Bonaventure 72, Kentucky 66, TCU 45, Loyola Chicago 43, Virginia Tech 15, Seton Hall 10, Middle Tennessee 9, Creighton 8, Arkansas 4, Kansas State 2, Nebraska 2, North Carolina State 2, Buffalo 1, Florida State 1, New Mexico State 1, Texas A&M 1.

Scott's women's Top 25

Team Prev.1. UConn 1

2. Mississippi State 2

3. Baylor 3

4. Louisville 4

5. Notre Dame 5

6. Oregon 6

7. South Carolina 8

8. Texas 7

9. Florida State 10

10. Ohio State 14

11. UCLA 13

12. Tennessee 11

13. Oregon State 9

14. Georgia 20

15. Missouri 12

16. Belmont 16

17. Maryland 17

18. North Carolina State 25

19. Duke 15

20. South Florida 18

21. Green Bay 19

22. Texas A&M 22

23. Stanford 23

24. Minnesota NR

25. LSU 25

SCOTT'S TAKE: One loss was all it took to drop Mississippi State from the No. 2 spot this week, but not on our ballot. Our Rebecca Lobo's. We're with the Hall of Famer.

Women's AP Top 25

Team Rec. Prev.

1. UConn (32) 30-0 1

2. Baylor 30-1 3

3. Louisville 32-2 4

4. Mississippi State 32-1 2

5. Notre Dame 29-3 5

6. Oregon 30-4 6

7. South Carolina 26-6 8

8. Texas 26-5 7

9. UCLA 24-7 9

10. Ohio State 27-6 13

11. Florida State 25-6 11

12. Tennessee 24-7 12

13. Oregon State 23-7 10

14. Texas A&M 24-9 15

15. Stanford 22-10 16

16. Missouri 24-7 14

17. Maryland 25-7 17

18. Georgia 25-6 19

19. South Florida 25-6 20

20. Duke 22-8 18

21. North Carolina State 24-8 23

22. Green Bay 27-3 21

23. Belmont 31-3 22

24. LSU 19-9 24

25. Mercer 30-2 25Others Receiving Votes: Arizona St. 14, Iowa 14, Gonzaga 13, Quinnipiac 10, Minnesota 9, Oklahoma St. 7, DePaul 5, California 5, Michigan 4, Central Michigan 3, FGCU 2, West Virginia 2, Miami 1.