March 13, 1973 Final AP Poll                         March 13, 1973 Final UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (28)                 26-0   632              1. UCLA (35)                  26-0   350
 2. North Carolina State (3)  27-0   578              2. North Carolina State       27-0   313
 3. Long Beach State          25-2   477              3. Long Beach State           25-2   265
 4. Providence                25-2   409              4. Marquette                  24-3   201
 5. Marquette                 24-3   394              5. Providence                 25-2   154
 6. Indiana                   19-5   288              6. Indiana                    19-5   138
 7. Southwest Louisiana       24-3   212              7. (tie) Southwest Louisiana  24-3   106
 8. Maryland                  22-6   200              7. (tie) Kansas State         22-4   106
 9. Kansas State              22-4   197              9. Minnesota                  21-5    58
10. Minnesota                 21-5   179             10. Maryland                   22-6    55
11. North Carolina            25-8   130             11. Memphis State              21-5    36
12. Memphis State             21-5   129             12. North Carolina             25-8    26
13. Houston                   23-3   114             13. Arizona State              19-7    20
14. Syracuse                  23-4   112             14. Syracuse                   23-4    16
15. Missouri                  21-6    62             15. Kentucky                   19-7    13
16. Arizona State             19-7    37             16. South Carolina             21-6    12
17. Kentucky                  19-7    35             17. Missouri                   21-6     9
18. Pennsylvania              21-5    29             18. (tie) Houston              23-3     8
19. (tie) Austin Peay         22-5    27             18. (tie) Weber State          20-7     8
20. (tie) San Francisco       22-4    27             20. Pennsylvania               21-5     7
  Other teams receiving votes, listed
alphabetically: Alabama, Brigham Young,
Louisville, Marshall, New Mexico, Oral
Roberts, St. Joseph's, St. John's, South
Carolina.




 

March 6, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA (33)                 25-0   714
 2. North Carolina State (3)  25-0   592
 3.
Minnesota                 20-2   568
 4. Long Beach State          24-2   487
 5. Providence                22-2   414
 6. Marquette                 22-3   320
 7.
Houston                   22-3   284
 8. North Carolina            22-6   265
 9. Indiana                   18-5   175
10. Maryland                  20-5   173
11. Kansas State              21-4   137
12. Missouri                  20-4   124
13. Syracuse                  19-6   120
14. Southwest Louisiana       22-3   118
15. Memphis State             21-5   103
16. Jacksonville              21-5    48
17. St. John's                19-6    37
18. St. Joseph's              22-5    18
19. (tie) San Francisco       22-4    16
19. (tie) Kentucky            18-7    16
  Other teams receiving votes, listed
alphabetically: Arizona State, Austin
Peay, Illinois, Louisville, Marshall,
New Mexico, Notre Dame, Oklahoma City,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Tech, Weber State.





February 27, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA (36)                 23-0   756
 2. North Carolina State (2)  23-0   686
 3.
Minnesota                 18-2   557
 4. Long Beach State          22-2   471
 5. Marquette                 22-2   451
 6. Providence                21-2   371
 7. North Carolina            21-5   293
 8. Houston                   20-5   250
 9. Maryland                  19-4   244
10. Memphis State             21-4   192
11. Southwest Louisiana       21-2   180
12. Indiana                   17-5   173
13. Missouri                  18-4    86
14. Syracuse                  20-4    75
15. New Mexico                22-4    63
16. Kansas State              19-4    61
17. St. John's                18-5    26
18. Jacksonville              20-5    24
19.
South Carolina            18-5    21
20. Purdue                    15-6    15
  Other teams receiving votes, listed
alphabetically: American University, Austin
Peay, Brigham Young, Florida State, Louisville,
Marshall, Oral Roberts, Oregon State,
Pennsylvania, Penn State, San Diego State, St.
Francis (Pa.), San Francisco, Southern
California, Tennessee, Tulsa, Vanderbilt.

February 27, 1973 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (34)                 23-0   340
 2. North Carolina State      23-0   304
 3.
Minnesota                 18-2   245
 4. Marquette                 22-2   196
 5. Long Beach State          22-2   191
 6. Providence                21-2   117
 7. North Carolina            21-5   109
 8. Kansas State              19-4    63
 9. Houston                   20-5    58
10. Memphis State             21-4    54
11. Maryland                  19-4    49
12. Southwest Louisiana       21-2    40
13. Indiana                   17-5    28
14. New Mexico                22-4    11
15. (tie) Missouri            18-4     7
15. (tie) Weber State         19-6     7
17. (tie) San Francisco       20-4     6
17. (tie) Tennessee           14-6     6
19. (tie)
South Carolina      18-5     5
19. (tie) Jacksonville        20-5     5
19. (tie) St. Joseph's        20-5     5




February 20, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA
 2. North Carolina State
 3. Long Beach State
 4. Minnesota
 5. Marquette
 6. North Carolina
 7. Providence
 8. Maryland
 9. Houston
10. Indiana
11. St. John's
12. Southwest Louisiana
13. Kansas State
14. Memphis State
15. New Mexico
16. Missouri
17. Purdue
18. Alabama
19. Virginia Tech
20. Jacksonville





February 13, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA
 2. North Carolina State
 3. Long Beach State
 4. Minnesota
 5. Marquette
 6. North Carolina
 
7. Houston
 8. Providence
 9. St. John's
10. Maryland
11. Indiana
12. Missouri
13. Jacksonville
14. Southwest Louisiana
15. Kansas State
16. Memphis State
17. Alabama
18. New Mexico
19. Virginia Tech
20. Brigham Young





February 6, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA                      17-0
 2. North Carolina State      16-0
 3. Long Beach State          17-1
 
4. Indiana                   14-2
 5. Minnesota                 14-2
 6. North Carolina            16-3
 7. Marquette                 16-2
 8. Missouri                  15-2
 9. Maryland                  14-3
10. Alabama                   14-2
11. Houston                   15-2
12. Providence                14-2
13. Southwest Louisiana       16-1
14. St. John's                15-2
15. Memphis State             16-3
16. Jacksonville
17. San Francisco             16-2
18. Kansas State              14-3
19. Oral Roberts

20. New Mexico                16-3

February 6, 1973 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (35)                 17-0   350
 2. North Carolina State      16-0   314
 3. Long Beach State          17-1   242
 
4. Indiana                   14-2   222
 5. Minnesota                 14-2   127
 6. North Carolina            16-3    86
 
7. Alabama                   14-2    79
 8. Maryland                  14-3    73
 
9. Missouri                  15-2    72
10. Marquette                 16-2    64
11. Houston                   15-2    52
12. Kansas State              14-3    48
13. St. John's                15-2    40
14. Southwest Louisiana       16-1    36
15. Providence                14-2    23
16. Memphis State             16-3    20
17. San Francisco             16-2    18
18. (tie) Oregon State        12-5    12

18. (tie) New Mexico          16-3    12
20. Brigham Young             15-4    10




January 30, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA                      16-0
 2. North Carolina State      24-0
 3. Maryland                  14-1
 4. Long Beach State          15-1
 
5. Indiana                   13-2
 
6. Alabama                   13-1
 7. Missouri                  14-2
 8. North Carolina            15-3
 9. Minnesota                 12-2
10. Marquette                 14-2
11. Houston                   13-2
12. Providence                12-2
13. Southwest Louisiana       14-1
14. St. John's                13-2
15. Jacksonville             
16. San Francisco             14-2
17. Memphis State             14-3
18. Kansas State              13-3
19. Oral Roberts             
20. Southern California      

January 30, 1973 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (35)                 16-0   350
 2. North Carolina State      24-0   311
 3. Maryland                  14-1   247
 4. Long Beach State          15-1   216
 
5. Indiana                   13-2   196
 6. Minnesota                 12-2   104
 7. Alabama                   13-1    77
 
8. North Carolina            15-3    75
 
9. Marquette                 14-2    66
10. Missouri                  14-2    50
11. Houston                   13-2    44
12. Providence                12-2    39
13. Kansas State              13-3    31
14. St. John's                13-2    24
15. Southwest Louisiana       14-1    22
16. Memphis State             14-3    19
17. Oregon State              11-5    10
18. Brigham Young             14-4     8
19. (tie) San Francisco       14-2     7
19. (tie) South Carolina      12-5     7





January 23, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA
 2. North Carolina State
 3. North Carolina
 4. Maryland
 
5. Long Beach State
 
6. Indiana
 7. Missouri
 
8. Minnesota
 9. Alabama
10. Marquette
11. Houston
12. Southwest Louisiana
15. St. John's
13. Jacksonville
14. Providence
15. St. John's
16. San Francisco
17. Memphis State
18. Kansas State
19. New Mexico
20. Purdue





January 16, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA                      12-0
 2. North Carolina State      11-0
 3. Maryland                  10-0
 4. North Carolina            13-1
 5. Long Beach State          13-1
 6. Minnesota                 10-1
 7. Marquette                 11-1
 8. Missouri                  12-1
 9. Providence                10-1
10. San Francisco             12-1
11. Alabama                    8-1
12. Houston                   11-2
13. Southwest Louisiana       10-1
14. Kansas State              11-2
15. Jacksonville
16. Indiana                   10-2
17. St. John's                 9-2
18. Vanderbilt                10-3
19. Florida State             10-3
20. Louisville                11-2

January 16, 1973 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (35)                 12-0   350
 2. North Carolina State      11-0   300
 3. Maryland                  10-0   237
 4. North Carolina            13-1   166
 5. Minnesota                 10-1   165
 
6. Long Beach State          13-1   155
 7. Marquette                 11-1   147
 8. Missouri                  12-1    73
 9. Providence                10-1    62
10. Kansas State              11-2    43
11. Indiana                   10-2    39
12. Houston                   11-2    38
13. San Francisco             12-1    31
14. St. John's                 9-2    25
15. Southwest Louisiana       10-1    21
16. Alabama                    8-1    17
17. Michigan                  10-3    11
18. Florida State             10-3    10
19. (tie) Vanderbilt          10-3     8
19. (tie) Louisville          11-2     8





January 9, 1973 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA                      10-0   340
 2. Maryland                   9-0   285
 
3. Marquette                 10-0   261
 4. North Carolina State       9-0   253
 
5. Missouri                  11-0   169
 
6. North Carolina            12-1   131
 
7. Minnesota                  9-1   124
 8. Long Beach State          11-1    94
 9. Vanderbilt                10-1    38
10. Providence                 8-1    35
11. San Francisco             10-1    22
12. St. John's                 8-2    21
13. Southwest Louisiana        7-1    20
14. Kansas State               9-2    19
15. Houston                   10-2    18
16. Indiana                    8-2    12
17. Alabama                    7-1    11
18. Louisville                10-2    10
19. Pennsylvania               7-2     9
20. South Carolina             9-3     8

January 9, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA                      10-0
 2. Maryland                   9-0
 3. North Carolina State       9-0
 4. Marquette                 10-0
 5. Missouri                  11-0
 6. Long Beach State          11-1
 7. North Carolina            12-1
 
8. Minnesota                  9-1
 
9. Vanderbilt                10-1
10
. Houston                   10-2
11. Providence                 8-1
12. San Francisco             10-1
13. Southwest Louisiana        7-1
14. Alabama                    7-1
15. Jacksonville              
16. Indiana                    8-2
17. Kansas State               9-2
18. (tie) Florida State       
18. (tie) St. John's           8-2
20. Louisville                10-2






January 2, 1973 AP Poll
 1. UCLA (26)                  8-0   540
 2. Maryland                   7-0   444
 
3. Marquette                  8-0   371
 4. North Carolina State       8-0   355
 5. Long Beach State          11-0   342
 6
. Minnesota                  9-0   311
 7. Missouri                  10-0   283
 8. Southwest Louisiana        6-0   216
 9. North Carolina            10-1   128
10. Houston                    8-2   127
11. Vanderbilt                 8-1    83
12. San Francisco              8-1    71
13. Providence                 5-1    55
14. Alabama                    5-1    53
15. Brigham Young              8-2    49
16. New Mexico                 9-0    44
17. Pennsylvania               5-2    42
18. Kansas State               9-2    38
19. Florida State              7-3    36
20
. Indiana                    6-2    32

January 3, 1973 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (34)                  8-0   340
 2. Marquette                  8-0   241
 3. Minnesota                  9-0   231
 4. Maryland                   7-0   215
 5.
North Carolina State       8-0   206
 
6. Long Beach State          11-0   181
 7. Missouri                  10-0   131
 8. Southwest Louisiana        6-0    67
 9. North Carolina            10-1    58
10. New Mexico                 9-0    26
11. Vanderbilt                 8-1    20
12. St. John's                 7-2    19
13. Providence                 5-1    18
14. San Francisco              8-1    14
15. Louisville                 8-2     8
16. Kansas State               9-2     7
17. South Carolina             7-3     6
18. Brigham Young              8-2     5
19. Florida State              7-3     4
20. Pennsylvania               5-2     3





December 26, 1972 AP Poll
 1. UCLA                       6-0
 2. Maryland                   5-0
 
3. Marquette                  5-0
 4. North Carolina State       8-0
 5. Minnesota                  6-0
 6. Long Beach State           8-0
 7. Missouri                   8-0
 
8. Pennsylvania               5-0
 9. Southwest Louisiana        6-0
10. Vanderbilt                 8-0
11. North Carolina             7-1
12. Florida State              5-2
13
. Houston
14. Brigham Young              6-1
15. Indiana                    5-1
16. Kansas State               7-1
17. Providence                 5-1
18. Alabama
19. Oklahoma
20. San Francisco

December 26, 1972 UPI Poll
 1. UCLA (30)                  6-0   300
 2
. Marquette                  5-0   239
 
3. North Carolina State       8-0   193
 
4. Maryland                   5-0   181
 5. Minnesota                  6-0   172
 6. Long Beach State           8-0   131
 7. Missouri                   8-0    83
 
8. Pennsylvania               5-0    63
 9. Southwest Louisiana        6-0    54
10. Vanderbilt                 8-0    33
11. Kansas State               7-1    22
12. (tie) North Carolina       7-1    19
12. (tie) Providence           5-1    19
14. (tie) Brigham Young        6-1    14
14. (tie) Washington           8-1    14
14. (tie) Indiana              5-1    14
17. (tie) Michigan             6-1    12
17. (tie) Florida State        5-2    12
19. South Carolina             5-2     9
20. Louisville                 6-1     8

 






December 19, 1972 AP Poll
 1. UCLA (44)                  4-0   880
 2. Maryland                   3-0   662
 
3. Marquette                  4-0   591
 4. North Carolina State       6-0   550
 5. Minnesota                  4-0   527
 6. Long Beach State           4-0   425
 7. Florida State              4-1   419
 8. Southwest Louisiana        6-0   313
 9. Indiana                    5-0   295
10. Missouri                   7-0   276
11
. Pennsylvania               4-0   255
12. Vanderbilt                 7-0   184
13. North Carolina             5-1   160
14. Houston                    7-1    67
15. Brigham Young              5-1    56
16. Oral Roberts               4-1    54
17. Kansas State               6-1    48
18. Providence                 3-1    39
19. Oklahoma                   6-0    28
20. Santa Clara                4-2    21





December 12, 1972 AP Poll
 1. UCLA
 
2. Florida State
 3. Maryland

 
4. Marquette
 5. Minnesota
 6. North Carolina State
 7. Long Beach State
 8. Southwest Louisiana
 
9. Pennsylvania
10. Oral Roberts
11. North Carolina
12. Missouri
13. Vanderbilt
14. Providence
15. Indiana
16. Houston
17. Brigham Young
18. Michigan
19. Memphis State
20. Kansas State





December 5, 1972 AP Poll
 1. UCLA
 
2. Florida State
 3. Maryland

 4. Minnesota
 5. Marquette
 6. North Carolina State
 7. Long Beach State
 8. Kentucky
 
9. Pennsylvania
10. Southwest Louisiana
11. Memphis State
12. Oral Roberts
13. North Carolina
14. Tennessee
15. Ohio State
16. Kansas State
17. Southern California
18. Michigan
19. Providence
20. Houston





1972-73 Preseason AP Poll
 1. UCLA
 
2. Florida State
 3. Maryland
 4. Minnesota
 5. Marquette
 6. Long Beach State
 7.
Southwest Louisiana
 
8. North Carolina State
 9. Pennsylvania
10. Ohio State
11. Memphis State
12. Brigham Young
13
. Kentucky
14. Tennessee
15. Houston
16. South Carolina
17. Kansas State
18. Oral Roberts
19. Michigan
20. (tie) Louisville
20. (tie) Southern California