Blue Devils are unanimous No. 1 in latest rankings

Updated: March 2, 2007, 11:18 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

For the seventh straight week, Duke held on to its No. 1 ranking in the latest edition of the ESPN/USA Today top 25 poll.

The Blue Devils were unanimously voted No. 1 this week after finishing the first unbeaten regular season in ACC history. Duke's signature win of the week was a 67-62 victory over North Carolina on Sunday. Despite the loss, the Tar Heels remained No. 4 in the poll.

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Tennessee was second in rankings while UConn was third. Maryland continued to show the ACC's dominance in poll as the Terps remained No. 5.

Ohio State captured its second Big Ten regular season championship in a row this week and remained No. 6 in the poll. Arizona State, Stanford, George Washington and LSU rounded out the top 10.

At No. 11 is Oklahoma. Georgia and Vanderbilt come in at No. 12 and 13 in the nation. Purdue and Baylor traded places this week with the Boilermakers moving up to 14th and the Bears dropping to 15th.

Texas A&M jumped up two spots this week to 16th and Middle Tennessee State remained No. 17.

After seeing its 18-game winning streak come to an end, Bowling Green dropped two spots to 18th while Marquette and Wisconsin-Green Bay checked in at 19th and 20th respectively.

Louisville and Rutgers were tied for 21st while Michigan State, California and NC State rounded out the Top 25.