KU men finish 10th in final ESPN/USA Today poll

Originally published April 7, 2009 at 2:49 p.m., updated April 7, 2009 at 2:59 p.m.

The Kansas men's basketball team finished the season ranked 10th in the final ESPN/USA Today poll.

Three other Big 12 teams ended the season ranked: Oklahoma at No. 7, Missouri at No. 8 and Texas at No. 23.

2008-09 Final ESPN/USA Today Poll

1. North Carolina (31)

2. Michigan State

3. Connecticut

4. Villanova

5. Louisville

6. Pittsburgh

7. Oklahoma

8. Missouri

9. Memphis

10. Kansas

11. Duke

12. Syracuse

13. Gonzaga

14. Purdue

15. Xavier

16. Washington

17. LSU

18. UCLA

19. Arizona State

20. Wake Forest

21. Marquette

22. Florida State

23. Texas

24. Arizona

25. Butler

Others Receiving Votes: Clemson 42, USC 39, Siena 37, Oklahoma State 24, Dayton 17, Utah State 15, Illinois 14, Penn State 14, Western Kentucky 11, Tennessee 8, West Virginia 7, Maryland 6, Michigan 5, Texas A&M 4, Ohio State 3, Saint Mary's 3, Cleveland State 1, Utah 1.