UT men, women both end regular season in top five

By: Wes Boling Email
By: Wes Boling Email

(WVLT) -- Both the Tennessee men's and women's basketball teams finished the regular season in the top five in the AP poll, while the men came in sixth in the ESPN/USA Today poll, released Monday.

The Lady Vols finished third in the AP poll and did not receive any first-place votes. Connecticut and North Carolina ranked ahead of Pat Summitt's squad.

The men finished immediately behind Wisconsin in the ESPN/USA Today poll; North Carolina, UCLA and Memphis all received first-place votes.

Tennessee and Wisconsin swapped places in the AP poll, giving the Vols a top-five finish.


1. North Carolina (53)
2. Memphis (13)
3. UCLA (5)
4. Kansas (1)
5. Tennessee
6. Wisconsin
7. Texas
8. Georgetown
9. Duke
10. Stanford
11. Butler
12. Xavier
13. Louisville
14. Drake
15. Notre Dame
16. Connecticut
17. Pittsburgh
18. Michigan St.
19. Vanderbilt
20. Purdue
21. Washington St.
22. Clemson
23. Davidson
24. Gonzaga
25. Marquette


1. Connecticut (49)
2. North Carolina (1)
3. Tennessee
4. Stanford
5. Maryland
6. LSU
7. Rutgers
8. Texas A&M
9. Duke
10. California
11. Old Dominion
12. Baylor
13. Oklahoma St.
14. Oklahoma
15. Notre Dame
16. Kansas St.
17. West Virginia
18. Utah
19. Louisville
20. George Washington
21. Vanderbilt
22. Marist
23. UTEP
24. Virginia
25. Ohio St.

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