The No. 1 Tar Heels edged UCLA and Memphis for the top spot, despite the fact that the Bruins had two more first-place votes (12) than the Tar Heels (10). North Carolina had 739 points in the poll, followed by No. 2 UCLA with 734 and No. 3 Memphis with 731 points and 8 first-place votes.
Fellow Elite Eight participants Kansas and Georgetown complete the top five.
Louisville, Tennessee, Michigan State, Indiana and Washington State rounded out the top 10. Read more at ESPN's website.