South Carolina hangs on as No. 1 by thin margin

South Carolina remains the No. 1 team in the land, but by a thin margin. The Gamecocks (29-2), which lost to Kentucky in the SEC Tournament championship game, edged out Pac-12 Conference Tournament champion No. 2 Stanford by four poll points — 781 to 777. South Carolina received 19 first-place votes; Stanford (28-3) received 12 first-place votes. The remaining first-place vote went to ACC Tournament champion No. 3 NC State (29-3). Baylor (25-5) and Louisville (26-4) round out the top 5. Click here for the complete rankings.

Release Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022