Top 25

  • Villanova jumps Kansas to become #1 again after Baylors loss, Baylor is now #6.
  • UCLA comes in at #3 and undefeated Gonzaga #4.
  • Kentucky is now back in the top 5 at #5.
  • #7 is shared by West Virginia who have not lost in Big 12, and Creighton who could be in trouble with the loss of their senior leader Mo Watson Jr. However, they finished off a tough game vs #22 Xavier and won by 5 points.
  • Notre Dame is now #15 after starting ACC play undefeated.
  • Duke fell 11 spots to #18 after a very rough week with losses to FSU and Louisville.
  • Florida is now #19 and looking very good.
  • #20 Cincy beat SMU to gain the sole lead of the American Athletic Conference which was huge for this school. SMU is a very good team so the second match up will be huge.
  • #23 St Marys some how stayed in the top 25 even after getting destroyed by Gonzaga.
  • #24 South Carolina and #25 Maryland are new this week.

Other Takeaways

  • Depaul beats Providence by 1, no one saw Depaul getting a win in Big East play after they dropped a bad game to St Johns, but they did.
  • LSU got mauled by Texas AM and Alabama.
  • Illinois destorys Michigan after a fantastic shooting night.
  • Georgia dismantled Ole Miss to prove they are some what for real.
  • Tulsa beats Memphis by 10 opening up the middle of the pack in The American Athletic Conference.
  • Richmond looks great undefeated in the A10 and they have a win vs Dayton.
  • Gtech coming off their win vs UNC took out NC ST and Clemson who had a bad week.
  • Rhode Island falls to La Salle by 12.
  • Utah destroyed at the time #25 USC. The Utes have a lot of question marks around them. USC has fallen apart.
  • Northwestern is on fire and they showed it by beating Iowa by 45, that is right Forty Five points.