12/22 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

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1#4 Arizona Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewArizonaArizona is now just one game away from a perfect November and December. In January Pac-12 play begins.1
2#10 Syracuse Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewSyracuseSyracuse is 11-0 heading into what should be an interesting contest against Villanova on Saturday afternoon.3
3#12 Ohio State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOhio StateThe Buckeyes somehow survived in a thriller against Notre Dame. Next up is Louisiana-Monroe.4
4#3 Michigan State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMichigan StateAdreian Payne dropped 33 points on Texas as the Spartans beat the Longhorns 92-78.5
5#2 Louisville Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewLouisvilleLouisville added wins over Missouri State and FIU last week. Saturday's trip to Lexington will be more interesting.6
6#25 Wisconsin Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWisconsinThe Badgers wrap up non-conference play on Saturday at home against Prairie View A&M.7
7#6 Duke Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewDukeDuke handled UCLA without too much trouble thanks to 23 points and 10 rebounds by Jabari Parker.8
8#22 Oklahoma State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewOklahoma StateMarkel Brown led Oklahoma State with 23 points and 11 rebounds against a very good Colorado team.10
9Oregon Men's Basketball Top 25
OregonThanks to 31 points from Jason Calliste, Oregon managed to beat BYU 100-96 in overtime.11
10#9 Connecticut Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewConnecticutFollowing a mid-week loss to Stanford, the Huskies came back to beat Washington 82-70 on Sunday.2
11Florida Men's College Basketball Top 25
FloridaThe Gators managed to make it through their tough stretch of games with just one loss to Connecticut.14
12#15 Wichita State Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewWichita StateThe Shockers got a nice win at Alabama, but have a tricky game against Davidson coming up on Sunday.12
13Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
VillanovaVillanova travels to the Carrier Dome this week to attempt to get another huge win before conference play.15
14#1 Kentucky Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKentuckyJulius Randle tallied 29 points and 10 rebounds as Kentucky beat Belmont 92-80. Louisville is up next.16
15Iowa State Men's Basketball Top 25
Iowa StateIowa State got off to a good start in the Diamond Head Classic by beating George Mason 79-67.17
16#24 Baylor Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewBaylorIt took overtime for the Bears to beat Northwestern State. This week they stay at home to play Oral Roberts.18
17#7 North Carolina Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaAfter losing to Texas, it took overtime before North Carolina could pull away from Davidson.13
18#18 Kansas Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewKansasKansas beat up on Georgetown 86-64 Saturday. They have this week off but face Toledo and San Diego State next.21
19#8 Gonzaga Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewGonzagaGonzaga fell to Kansas State on Saturday and begin conference play against Santa Clara on Saturday.9
20#19 Colorado Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewColoradoThe Buffaloes lost their first game since the season opener, but a loss to Oklahoma State is not bad at all.19
21San Diego State Men's Basketball Top 25
San Diego StateSan Diego State added a couple easy wins to the tally last week. They'll add one more this week.23
22#17 Memphis Men's Basketball 2013-2014 PreviewMemphisMemphis hung in there in a 77-75 loss to Florida. They should be able to compete for an American title.22
23UMass Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
MassachusettsThe Minutemen's offense was finally stifled by Florida State's tough defense. A 10-0 start was nice though.20
24Iowa Men's Basketball Top 25
IowaIowa cruised to an easy victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. They were up 52-15 at the break.

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25Michigan Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings
MichiganThe Wolverines do have four losses on the year, but they did beat a Stanford squad that just knocked off UConn.NR