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Final Coaches' Poll Top 25 Released

Kyle Guy celebrates UVA's national title.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - APRIL 08: Kyle Guy #5 of the Virginia Cavaliers celebrate his teams 85-77 win over the Texas Tech Red Raiders to win the the 2019 NCAA men's Final Four National Championship game at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 08, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

After suffering the biggest upset in the history of college hoops last year, the Virginia Cavaliers bounced back in epic fashion by winning the national championship. It was validation for a program that has been successful for the past few years.

With the NCAA Tournament over, Virginia finishes the season on top of the mountain. However, Texas Tech deserves a bunch of credit for an improbable run to the title game.

The men's basketball coaches poll came out today, and there aren’t a ton of surprises. Perhaps the most questionable ranking is Duke coming in at No. 4 despite not making the Final Four.

Most of the teams are in major conferences with Buffalo and Wofford as the exceptions.

Here is the final coaches poll:

  1. Virginia
  2. Texas Tech
  3. Michigan State
  4. Duke
  5. Auburn
  6. Gonzaga
  7. Kentucky
  8. Purdue
  9. North Carolina
  10. Tennessee
  11. Michigan
  12. Houston
  13. Florida State
  14. Virginia Tech
  15. LSU
  16. Kansas
  17. Buffalo
  18. Wofford
  19. Kansas State
  20. Villanova
  21. Oregon
  22. Maryland
  23. Nevada
  24. Wisconsin
  25. Iowa State

The Big Ten and the ACC feature five teams each in the top 25, while the SEC has three teams in the top 10.

Virginia was the No. 1 team in the nation for the majority of the regular season, and it's fitting to see it reclaim that spot.