Others receiving votes: Missouri 72, Oregon 63, VCU 63, Cincinnati 38, Minnesota 28, Kentucky 27, Saint Mary's 27, Louisiana Tech 18, Saint Louis 13, Ole Miss 11, Middle Tennessee 11, Illinois 10, Akron 9, UNLV 8, Wichita St 8, UCLA 3, Stephen F. Austin 2, Belmont 1, Oklahoma 1, Virginia 1
Dropped from rankings: Cincinnati 17, Minnesota 18, Oregon 19, Missouri 20, Wichita St 22, Ole Miss 23
The USA TODAY Sports Board of Coaches is made up of 32 head coaches at Division I institutions. All are members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The board for the 2015-16 season: Randy Bennett, Saint Mary's; Jim Boeheim, Syracuse; Todd Bozeman, Morgan State; Glenn Braica, St. Francis Brooklyn; Scott Cherry, High Point; Tim Cluess, Iona; Ed Conroy, Tulane; Keith Dambrot, Akron; Cameron Dollar, Seattle; Scott Drew, Baylor; Matt Driscoll, North Florida; Steve Fisher, San Diego State; Bruiser Flint, Drexel; Mark Fox, Georgia; John Gallagher, Hartford; Matthew Graves, South Alabama; Ray Harper, Western Kentucky; George Ivory, Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Ben Jacobson, Northern Iowa; Rob Jeter, Wisconsin-Milwaukee; James Jones, Yale; Mike McConathy, Northwestern State; Greg McDermott, Creighton; Chris Mooney, Richmond; Matt Painter, Purdue; Randy Rahe, Weber State; Heath Schroyer, Tennessee-Martin; Joe Scott, Denver; Zach Spiker, Army; Wayne Tinkle, Oregon State; Bob Williams, UC-Santa Barbara; Mike Young, Wofford.