2/23 Men's Basketball Top 25 Rankings

1Florida Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsFloridaThe Gators keep cruising along, but will face tough games this week against bubble teams Vandy and LSU.3
2Wichita State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWichita StateThe Shockers are two games away from a perfect regular season. Bradley and Missouri State stand in the way.2
3Syracuse Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSyracuseRarely, if ever, has a team lost twice and must be seriously considered to stay at #1. UF and Zona also have 2 losses.1
4Arizona Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsArizonaArizona had a strong week, heading to the mountains and beating both Utah and Colorado.4
5Duke Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsDukeThere is a lot to talk about with Duke. They beat Georgia Tech and Syracuse and lost to North Carolina.7
6Louisville Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsLouisvilleLouisville picked up a huge win over Cincy, but a trip to Memphis could end their six game winning streak.6
7Kansas Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsKansasThe Jayhawks absolutely crushed Texas. This week they can win the Big 12 title against OU and OSU.10
8Saint Louis Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSaint LouisWith wins over Mason and Washington, Saint Louis increases their winning streak to 19 in a row.8
9Villanova Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsVillanovaVillanova snuck away with a couple three point victories last week. Butler and Marquette are next.11
10Cincinnati Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsCincinnatiThe AAC race has opened back after Cincy lost to Louisville on Saturday. This Saturday they head to Connecticut.5
11Creighton Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsCreightonCreighton survived a scare at home to beat Seton Hall 72-71. Their lone game this week is at Xavier on Saturday.14
12San Diego State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSan Diego StateThere is no shame in losing at a very, very good New Mexico squad. Those two will likely meet two more times.9
13Virginia Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsVirginiaAll of a sudden Virginia is sitting alone atop the ACC standings. They can stay there with a win over Syracuse.20
14Kentucky Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsKentuckyKentucky certainly dampered tournament hopes of Ole Miss and LSU last week. Randle is back on track.13
15Michigan Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMichiganWith their victory over Michigan State, the Wolverines sit alone atop the Big Ten standings.19
16Michigan State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMichigan StateMichigan State has not won two games in a row since 1/21. They get the week off to prepare for Illinois.12
17Iowa State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsIowa StateDespite the beat down at the hands of WVU, Iowa State has won six of their last seven. Revenge comes on Wed.15
18Wisconsin Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsWisconsinThe Badgers are on a roll (again). This time they will hope to keep it going through March.18
19Iowa Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsIowaIowa fell at home to Wisconsin and are now two games back in the Big Ten title race.16
20Ohio State Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsOhio StateThe Buckeyes may be out of the Big Ten race, for all practical purposes, but they can still end strong.22
21North Carolina Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsNorth CarolinaLeslie McDonald had a superb week for UNC as they beat Duke and Wake. Next up is NC State on Wednesday.NR
22Memphis Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsMemphisMemphis survived a couple close calls last week and will need to play better if they are going to beat Louisville.24
23New Mexico Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsNew MexicoAfter beating San Diego State and a hot UNLV squad, New Mexico cracks the top 25. They only have one bad loss.NR
24Southern Methodist Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsSouthern MethodistSMU took Connecticut out of the AAC race. SMU can't avoid any losses and need plenty of help to have a chance.NR
25Texas Men's Basketball Top 25 RankingsTexasTexas has some nice wins on the year, but when they lose, they really lose. The latest was 31 points to KU.17