12/29 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1Arizona Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsArizonaArizona tips off Pac-12 play hosting Washington State and Washington this weekend.
2Syracuse Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSyracuseIn one of the few good games of last week, Syracuse beat Villanova at home 78-62.
3Ohio State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsOhio StateThe Buckeyes have a couple winnable games in Big Ten competition this week against Purdue and Nebraska.
4Michigan State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMichigan StateThe Spartans had no trouble with New Orleans, winning 101-48. Next up is a trip to Penn State and Indiana.
5Wisconsin Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWisconsinThe Badgers got a nice final warm-up against Prairie View A&M before beginning Big Ten play on Thursday.
6Duke Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsDukeDuke beat up on Eastern Michigan on Saturday. They play Elon before opening ACC play at Notre Dame.
7Oklahoma State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsOklahoma StateThe Cowboys wrap up non-conference play against Robert Morris on Monday night.
8Oregon Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsOregonOregon remained perfect on the year with a 97-76 win over Morgan State. Pac-12 play starts on Thursday.
9Wichita State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWichita StateThe Shockers had to hold on to beat Davidson at home, but are now a perfect 13-0.12
10Connecticut Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsConnecticutThe Huskies first American conference game is on New Year's Eve in Houston.10
11Louisville Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsLouisvilleLouisville could not mount enough of a comeback against rival Kentucky in a 73-66 loss.5
12Florida Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsFloridaFlorida's defense was way too much for Savannah State. The Gators wrap up non-conference play vs. Richmond.11
13Kentucky Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsKentuckyKentucky finally beat a ranked team on Saturday. And they always will take a huge win over Louisville.14
14Iowa State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsIowa StateThe Cyclones continued their holiday success in Hawaii with wins over Akron and Boise State.15
15Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsVillanovaVillanova looked very good in parts of the first half, but the Syracuse defense held them in the second.13
16Baylor Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsBaylorWith games against Oral Roberts and Savannah State, Baylor should finish non-conference play on a high note.16
17North Carolina Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsNorth CarolinaThe Tar Heels host UNC-Wilmington on Tuesday before heading to Wake Forest on Sunday night.17
18Kansas Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsKansasKansas hosts undefeated Toledo on Monday night. The Jayhawks should win, but it could get interesting.18
19Gonzaga Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsGonzagaGonzaga pulled away from Santa Clara in the second half and are eyeing yet another WCC regular season title.19
20Colorado Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsColoradoColorado wrapped up non-conference play with a decent win over Georgia. They host the Oregon schools next.20
21San Diego State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSan Diego StateSDSU begins conference play at Colorado State, but they also go to Kansas this week.21
22Memphis Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMemphisMemphis begins conference play this week with a trip to USF and a home date with Cincinnati.22
23Massachusetts Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMassachusettsThe Minutemen survived overtime against Providence. On Saturday they host Miami (Ohio).23
24Iowa Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsIowaWe should learn more about Iowa's potent offense when they head to Wisconsin on Sunday night.24
25Missouri Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMissouriMizzou went to North Carolina State and came away with a quality 68-64 win. They host Long Beach State next.NR