The Hoosiers (23-3 overall, 11-2 in the Big Ten) received 43 of 65 votes in the Associated Press poll and 19 of 31 first-place votes in the USA Today poll. They were followed by No. 2 Miami and No. 3 Gonzaga in both polls. Michigan State was No. 4 in the AP poll followed by Florida. Those teams switched spots in the USA Today poll.