11/17 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1#3 Michigan State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichigan StateThe Spartans struggled against Columbia coming off of their huge win against former #1 Kentucky.3
2#2 Louisville Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLouisvilleLouisville has been dominate early and that should continue this week against Hartford and Fairfield.2
3#4 Arizona Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewArizonaArizona picked up nice early wins against Long Beach State and San Diego State.4
4#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKentuckyKentucky lost to Michigan State 78-74 and fell from the #1 spot, but at least they get revenge on Robert Morris.1
5#18 Kansas Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKansasKansas moved up among the elite of the college basketball teams with their nice win over Duke.18
6#8 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewGonzagaGonzaga faces Washington State this week before heading to Maui where they'll play Dayton and probably Baylor.8
7#9 Connecticut Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewConnecticutThe Huskies don't play a road game until late December, but they are playing another neutral game this week.9
8#12 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes held Marquette to just 35 points. The defense will dominate American this week too.12
9#6 Duke Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewDukeDuke's defense allowed 94 points in a loss to Kansas. UNC-Asheville and Vermont are next.6
10#10 Syracuse Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewSyracuseSyracuse is off to a strong 3-0 start, but the competition has not been tough and won't be this week either.10
11#13 VCU Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewVCUVCU snuck past UVA 59-56 and dropped 92 points on Wintrhop. Florida State's D could cause problems on Thursday.13
12Florida Men's College Basketball Top 25
FloridaThe depleted Florida squad could not get much going against Wisconsin's defense.5
13#15 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWichita StateFred VanVleet and Cleanthony Early have led Wichita State to a 4-0 start. They hit the road this week.15
14#7 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaThe depleted Tar Heels lost to Belmont and they will have another interesting test on Saturday against Richmond.7
15#16 New Mexico Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNew MexicoThe Lobos had no trouble with Charleston Southern, but will get tested more in the Charleston Classic.16
16#11 Marquette Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMarquetteMarquette's young backcourt could get nothing done in a 35 point effort against Ohio State.11
17#17 Memphis Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMemphisWe should learn quite a bit about Memphis this week when they face off against Oklahoma State.17
18#25 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWisconsinWisconsin's win over Florida is going to be a big one when all is said and done. However, they barely beat Green Bay.23
19#14 Michigan Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichiganMichigan failed their first serious test of the season as Iowa State beat the Wolverines 77-70.14
20#22 Oklahoma State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOklahoma StateThe Cowboys will have their first real test of the year when they face Memphis on Tuesday night.20
21#21 Saint Louis Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewSaint LouisThe Billikens trip through Southern Illinois resulted in a couple more wins. They host Oral Roberts next.21
22#24 Baylor Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewBaylorBaylor now has wins over Colorado, South Carolina and Louisiana. Charleston Southern is the lone game this week.22
23Oregon Men's Basketball Top 25
OregonThe Ducks lone game last week was a win over Western Carolina. This week they play Utah Valley and San Fran.NR
24#19 Colorado Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewColoradoColorado has been up and down already this year, but the talent will come around sooner or later.25
25Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
VillanovaVillanova beat a decent Towson squad and Saturday and will go for another win over a CAA team this week.NR