Top 25

  • THE GONZAGA BULLDOGS ARE #1. The Zags are 22-0 and were deemed the best team in the country.
  • Shockingly at #2 is Baylor and not Kansas who is #3. Baylor has been just hanging around, with a good resume. The have a huge test coming at Kansas.
  • #4 Nova was upset by Marquette, then they beat #12 Virginia at the buzzer off of a crazy tip.
  • #5 is Arizona, the Wildcats are on fire and are continuing to trend upwards.
  • Louisville moves all the way up to #6 from #13 after a hot week.
  • West Virginia being the biggest mover moved from #18 all the way up to #7.
  • Kentucky sits at #8 now after their loss to Kansas.
  • 11,12, and 13 are UCLA, UNC, and Oregon all coming off losses.
  • #14 is Cincy who continue to move up on their huge winning streak and being undefeated in the American Athletic Conference.
  • #15 FSU fell all the way from #6 after two losses this week, one coming from Syracuse.
  • #20 is Notre Dame and #21 is Duke  who play each other tonight and are both coming off losses.
  • Reeling Creighton now sit at #22. The Blue Jays have to find themselves with out Mo Watson Jr or their season could be a bust.
  • I really thought after Purdue’s loss to Nebraska they would fall out of the rankings, but the remained in at #23.
  • In at #25 is the team that has never made the tourney, Northwestern.

Other Takeaways

  • Before the crazy Tuesday happened, Texas beat Oklahoma at the buzzer
  • Also probably missed on Tuesday, was a buzzer beater for Arkansas over Vandy.
  • Iowa State beats Kansas State by 5.
  • Ohio State finally gets a good win knocking off Minnesota by 6.
  • Richmond gets a good win beating Rhode Island by 11.
  • Alabama destroys Georgia making them 5-2 in the SEC and potientially making them a bubble team
  • Miami beats BCU by just 1 then destroys UNC raising a lot of questions about the Hurricanes.
  • Michigan beats Indiana 90-60, then falls to MSU by 8.
  • VCU gets a huge comeback win over Dayton making them the best team in the A10.
  • Pitt is in a down fall, getting blown out by Louisville then falling to Clemson in a much needed game.
  • Tennessee is hot upsetting Kentucky, and beating Kansas State by 12.
  • Marquette immediately after upsetting #1 Villanova fell to Providence.
  • Oklahoma State dominated Arkansas.
  • Auburn beats TCU by 8.
  • The Big 12/SEC challenge really showed us that the SEC can still compete and that it is not just Kentucky.