12/28 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings


1#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewKentuckyKentucky was able to grind out a win at Louisville and now we wonder if this team will lose before March.1
2#4 Duke Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewDukeDuke enjoyed the week off, but they are busy now with games against Toledo, Woffrod and BC on the docket.3
3#11 Villanova Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewVillanovaUnlike some other teams, Villanova had no trouble with NJIT. On New Year's Eve they begin Big East play.4
4#3 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewWisconsinAfter beating Cal and Buffalo last week, the Badgers should get off to a strong Big Ten start with PSU and NW.6
5#15 Virginia Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewVirginiaVirginia took last week off to revel in their blowout of Harvard. After Davidson comes the ACC opener at Miami.8
6#14 Louisville Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewLouisvilleThere is no shame in losing to Kentucky. Following it up with wins over LBSU and Wake Forest will be important.5
7#2 Arizona Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewArizonaArizona was stunned by UNLV, but they will start anew in Pac-12 play on Sunday against Arizona State.2
8#9 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewGonzagaGonzaga survived perhaps their toughest WCC game of the year at BYU. More conference road games are coming up.10
9#10 Texas Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewTexasThe Longhorns lost a tough home game to Stanford in overtime on Tuesday. They host Rice next.7
10#21 Iowa State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewIowa StateIowa State wraps up conference play this week against Mississippi Valley State and South Carolina.11
11Utah Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
UtahThe Utes start Pac-12 play with a trip to Southern California to take on the Trojans and the Bruins.13
12#7 Kansas Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewKansasThere have been eight days between Kansas' loss to Temple and their Tuesday night contest against Kent State.9
13#8 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes offense is on a roll, but we'll see what happens this week when Big Ten play begins.15
14Notre Dame Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsNotre DameThe Irish finish up non-conference play against Hartford and open ACC play on Saturday against Georgia Tech.16
15West Virginia Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
West VirginiaWest Virginia starts Big 12 play on Saturday at TCU. They play Virginia Tech before that on Tuesday afternoon.17
16#13 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewWichita StateWSU had a pretty tough time in Hawaii, but did come away with two wins before being upset by George Washington.12
17#5 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewNorth CarolinaNorth Carolina will start ACC play with a trip to Clemson on Saturday night. They also host William & Mary this week.18
18Maryland Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMarylandThe Terps begin conference play with a trip to Michigan State and a weekend tilt at home against Minnesota.19
19St. John's Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSt. John'sSt. John's handled Tulane with little trouble to cap off a strong 11-1 non-conference record.20
20Washington Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWashingtonWashington fell from the ranks of the unbeatens on Sunday night when they were upset by Stony Brook.14
21#17 Oklahoma Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewOklahomaOklahoma beat up on Weber State in their lone game last week. The big one this week is against Baylor on Saturday.21
22#24 San Diego State Men's Basketball 2014-2015 PreviewSan Diego StateSan Diego State added a couple more wins to the resume last week. MW action begins against Air Force.22
23Northern Iowa Men's Basketball top 25 RankingsNorthern IowaNorthern Iowa made it through non-conference play with just one loss, a double overtime thriller at VCU.23
24Baylor Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsBaylorBaylor barely slipped past Southern on their way to the holidays. They open Big 12 play in Norman.25
25Colorado State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsColorado StateColorado State finished non-conference play with a 13-0 record. There are not many big wins though.NR