12/15 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1#4 Arizona Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewArizonaDown 11 points at one point in Ann Arbor, Arizona mounted a nice comeback to beat the Wolverines 72-701
2#9 Connecticut Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewConnecticutThe Huskies had all of last week off and this week they have a couple interesting games against Stanford and UW.2
3#10 Syracuse Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewSyracuseSyracuse looked a bit vulernable against St. John's in their first true road game of the year…but they won.3
4#12 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes enjoyed a couple of easy wins last week. On Saturday Notre Dame may proivde a tougher test.4
5#3 Michigan State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichigan StateA depleted Michigan State squad struggled against Oakland at the Palace, but they did manage a 67-63 win.5
6#2 Louisville Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLouisvilleRuss Smith had another good game for Louisville as they took care of Western Kentucky with ease.6
7#25 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWisconsinWith wins over Milwaukee and Eastern Kentucky, Wisconsin is now 12-0. They don't play again until 12/28.7
8#6 Duke Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewDukeDuke is off to New York on Thursday night to look for yet another quality win against UCLA.10
9#8 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewGonzagaGonzaga won their first true road game of the year against West Virginia. That was a huge win.9
10#22 Oklahoma State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOklahoma StateLe'Bryan Nash has picked up his game over the last couple of weeks and the rest of the Big 12 should be worried.11
11Oregon Men's Basketball Top 25
OregonOregon had to survive another close game last week against Illinois, but they are now sitting at 9-0.13
12#15 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWichita StateThe Shockers pulled away from Tennessee late and ended up with a 70-61 victory.12
13#7 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaThe Tar Heels now boast wins over Louisville, MSU and Kentucky. For many that was #1, #2, #3 heading into the year.15
14Florida Men's College Basketball Top 25
FloridaFlorida got a huge win against Kansas and they will look for another big victory on Tuesday against Memphis.18
15Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
VillanovaVillanova got another easy win against a Philly squad with a 73-52 victory over La Salle.20
16#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKentuckyAll three of Kentucky's losses are understandable, but after losing to UNC, the Wildcats have yet to win a big game.8
17Iowa State Men's Basketball Top 25
Iowa StateGeorges Niang scored 24 points, Melvin Ejim added 20 and Dustin Hogue recorded 16 rebounds as ISU beat Iowa.21
18#24 Baylor Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewBaylorThe Bears enjoyed a week off and will get back to the hardwood at home against Northwestern State and Southern.16
19#19 Colorado Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewColoradoThis Saturday Colorado will look for another big win when they play Oklahoma State.17
20UMass Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
MassachusettsThe Minutemen beat up on Northern Illinois last week and will take on another MAC team on Tuesday.22
21#18 Kansas Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKansasThe tough stretch continues for Kansas, but after losing to Florida they at least beat a good New Mexico team.14
22#17 Memphis Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMemphisMemphis was down at the half to Arkansas-Little Rock, but came back to win. This week they play Florida.19
23San Diego State Men's Basketball Top 25
San Diego StateThe Aztecs did not play a game last week, but they still sneak into the top 25. Next up is Southern Utah.NR
24Missouri Men's College Basketball Top 25 Rankings
MissouriMissouri is off to a 10-0 start. They play Illinois this week in St. Louis, but have yet to play a true road game.NR
25UCLA Men's College Basketball Top 25 Rankings
UCLAThe Bruins can make a big statement if they can knock off Duke in New York on Thursday.NR