12/1 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1#3 Michigan State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichigan StateThe Spartans will look to remain #1 in the nation with a win against North Carolina on Wednesday.1
2#4 Arizona Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewArizonaAt the NIT Season Tip-Off in New York, Arizona cemented their spot among the best in the nation.2
3#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKentuckyKentucky has had some closer calls than one would expect from such a talented team, but their only loss is to MSU.3
4#9 Connecticut Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewConnecticutThe Huskies toughest test of the young season will come on Monday night against Florida.6
5#10 Syracuse Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewSyracuseWith victories over Minnesota, Cal and Baylor en route to a Maui title, the Orange may be the ACC's team to beat.10
6#12 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOhio StateOhio State beat Wyoming and North Florida last week. This week they host Maryland in the B10/ACC challenge.7
7#2 Louisville Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLouisvilleThe Cardinals should add a couple more easy wins to their slate against Kansas City and Louisiana.9
8#18 Kansas Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKansasThe Jayhawks suffered their first loss of the year against Villanova. They did beat Wake and UTEP in the Bahamas.4
9#25 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWisconsinDuring their time in Cancun, Wisconsin added Saint Louis and West Virginia to their list of quality early season wins.15
10#8 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewGonzagaThe Zags lost their opener in Maui to Dayton 84-79, but they did pick up three wins on the week.5
11Florida Men's College Basketball Top 25
FloridaFlorida's next three games are against Connecticut, Kansas and Memphis. We will learn a lot about the Gators soon.13
12#15 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWichita StateWichita State beat DePaul, BYU and Saint Louis last week. Those are three quality wins.14
13#22 Oklahoma State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOklahoma StateThe second time around Oklahoma State fell to Memphis. But they did beat Purdue and Butler in Orlando.12
14#6 Duke Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewDukeThere is no shame in losing to Arizona. However, Duke could lose a third game this week against Michigan.8
15Oregon Men's Basketball Top 25
OregonThe Ducks cruised past Pacific, North Dakota and Cal Poly last week. They travel to Ole Miss on Sunday.18
16#7 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaRight after North Carolina beat Louisville, they lost to UAB. Next up they take a trip to East Lansing, Michigan.11
17#14 Michigan Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichiganMichigan needs a big win and they can certainly get one on Tuesday night when they head to Cameron Indoor.19
18#17 Memphis Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMemphisMemphis got revenge against Oklahoma State at the Old Spice Classic. They also beat Siena and LSU.24
19#24 Baylor Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewBaylorBaylor made it to the Maui Invitational final with wins over Chaminade and Dayton, but fell to Syracuse.17
20Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
VillanovaVillanova beat USC, Kansas and Iowa in the Bahamas and right now this is the best team in the Big East.25
21#19 Colorado Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewColoradoThe Buffaloes travel to Colorado State on Tuesday before hosting Kansas on Saturday afternoon.21
22#16 New Mexico Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNew MexicoNew Mexico beat San Diego in their lone game last week. This week they play New Mexico State and Cincinnati.22
23#13 VCU Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewVCUThe Rams picked up a nice win at Belmont on Sunday afternoon. This week they host EKU and ODU.23
24Iowa State Men's Basketball Top 25
Iowa StateThe Cyclones are off to a 5-0 start with wins over Michigan and BYU. This week they play Auburn and Northern Iowa.NR
25UCLA Men's College Basketball Top 25 Rankings
UCLAIn Las Vegas, the Bruins scored 105 points against Nevada and 95 against Northwestern.NR