12/21 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings


1#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewKentuckyKentucky's first true road game is at Louisville on Saturday afternoon. It should be their toughest test to date.1
2#2 Arizona Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewArizonaArizona survived their first true road game against UTEP on Friday. Their next is Tuesday against UNLV.2
3#4 Duke Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewDukeDuke handled Elon and Connecticut last week. They have this week off and are back in action on 12/29.3
4#11 Villanova Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewVillanovaVillanova scored five quick points at the end of regulation to take Syracuse to overtime. Then they won to go to 11-0.4
5#14 Louisville Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewLouisvilleLouisville went on the road and beat WKU. This week they head back home to face CSUN and #1 Kentucky.5
6#3 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewWisconsinAfter a week off, Wisconsin is back in action on Monday night when they head to Berkeley to take on Cal.6
7#10 Texas Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewTexasThe Longhorns boosted their win total to ten by beating Lipscomb and Long Beach State. Next up is Stanford.7
8#15 Virginia Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewVirginiaVirginia absolutely manhandled Harvard, coasting to a 76-27 victory after allowing just eight points in the first half.
9#7 Kansas Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewKansasKelly Oubre had a big game as Kansas dominated Lafayette 96-69. Their only game this week is at Temple on Monday.8
10#9 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewGonzagaGonzaga beat Texas Southern, something Michigan State couldn't do, and Cal Poly last week.9
11#21 Iowa State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewIowa StateIowa State had no trouble with Drake on Saturday. They will not take the court again until New Year's Eve.12
12#13 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewWichita StateWichita State stole a road win at Alabama and hope to take that momentum to Hawaii for the Diamond Head Classic.13
13Utah Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsUtahThe Utes beat UNLV in a hard fought contest. This week Utah's only contest is at home against South Dakota State.15
14Washington Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWashingtonUW remained perfect on the year with a big win over Oklahoma. This week they host Tulane and Stony Brook.
15#8 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes tried to comeback against UNC after a very slow start, but they could not get the job down.11
16Notre Dame Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsNotre DameSix players scored in double figures, led by Demetrius Jackson's 22, as Notre Dame absolutely crushed Purdue.
17West Virginia Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWest VirginiaWest Virginia grabbed another quality win on Saturday, knocking off North Carolina State 83-69.18
18#5 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewNorth CarolinaThe Tar Heels looked pretty good against Ohio State in a 82-74 win. The lone game this week is against UAB.19
19Maryland Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMarylandMaryland played their first true road game against Oklahoma State on Sunday and looked good in a 73-64 win.25
20St. John's Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSt. John'sSt. John's was able to grind out a quality win over St. Mary's and they face Long Beach State this week.NR
21#17 Oklahoma Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewOklahomaThe Sooners mounted a nice comeback against Washington, but ended up losing by a score of 69-67.14
22#24 San Diego State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewSan Diego StateSan Diego State lost to Cincinnati in overtime and their shots are still not falling consistently.16
23Northern Iowa Men's Basketball top 25 RankingsNorthern IowaNorthern Iowa's second half defense led to a 56-44 win over rival Iowa. There is just one more game before MVC play.23
24California Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsCaliforniaCal picked up their tenth win over the season with a 78-67 victory over EWU. They host Wisconsin on Monday.24
25Baylor Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsBaylorBaylor moved to 9-1 on the year with a win over New Mexico State. The Big 12 is going to be very interesting.NR