12/8 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1#4 Arizona Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewArizonaArizona makes an apperance at #1 and on Saturday they head to Ann Arbor for another big game.2
2#9 Connecticut Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewConnecticutConnecticut is gaining some respect after beating Florida on Monday. They don't play again until 12/18.4
3#10 Syracuse Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewSyracuseC.J. Fair and company are off to a 9-0 start with wins over Indiana and Binghamton last week.5
4#12 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOhio StateOhio State remained perfect on the year with wins over Maryland and Central Connecticut State.6
5#3 Michigan State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichigan StateThe Spartans rarely play well against North Carolina, so the 79-65 loss was not all that surprising.1
6#2 Louisville Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLouisvilleLouisville has now had three easy wins in a row. This week they should get number four against Western Kentucky.7
7#25 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWisconsinThe Badgers added a couple more quality wins last week with victories over Virginia and Marquette.9
8#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKentuckyThe Wildcats lost to Baylor and have another interesting game this week in Chapel Hill.3
9#8 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewGonzagaThe high scoring Bulldogs have an interesting game at West Virginia on Tuesday night.10
10#6 Duke Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewDukeDuke will enjoy their victory over Michigan for a while longer. They don't play against until December 16th.14
11#22 Oklahoma State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOklahoma StateSmart and Brown keep putting up big numbers for Oklahoma State and the Big 12 race is already looking fun.13
12#15 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWichita StateWichita State keeps cruising along and are off to a 9-0 start. Tennessee hopes to end that run on Sunday.12
13Oregon Men's Basketball Top 25
OregonThe Ducks won a fun overtime game at Ole Miss 115-105. Their lone game this week is against Illinois.15
14#18 Kansas Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKansasKansas suffered their second loss in as many weeks and they play Florida and New Mexico this week.8
15#7 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaThe Tar Heels have been up and down this year, but after beating Michigan State, they are certainly up.16
16#24 Baylor Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewBaylorKenny Cherry scored 18 points as Baylor knocked off formerly third ranked Kentucky on Friday night.19
17#19 Colorado Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewColoradoAskia Booker hit a buzzer beater to provide Colorado with a huge win over Kansas. This is a very good team.21
18Florida Men's College Basketball Top 25
FloridaA very tough stretch of games did not begin well for Florida. Next up is a game against Kansas.11
19#17 Memphis Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMemphisThe Tigers lone game last week was a 96-76 win over Northwestern State. This Saturday they host UALR.18
20Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
VillanovaJayVaughn Pinkston and James Bell accounted for 52 of Villanova's 98 points in a win over St. Joe's.20
21Iowa State Men's Basketball Top 25
Iowa StateThe schedule has not been terribly tough, but wins over Auburn and Northern Iowa are not bad.24
22UMass Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
MassachusettsUmass beat EMU and BYU last week and have already played a pretty tough schedule.NR
23#16 New Mexico Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNew MexicoPeople may start paying more attention to UNM after wins against NMSU and Cincy. Beating Kansas would help.22
24Iowa Men's Basketball Top 25
IowaThe Hawkeyes are averaging 90 points per game and dropped 98 on Notre Dame Tuesday night.NR
25#13 VCU Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewVCUVCU does need to pick up another quality victory or two. Winning at UNI sounds good, but won't help the RPI.23