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1). Gonzaga Bulldogs (24-0)
Forget the naysayers who doubt this team; they have four wins over teams in this top 25.
2). Villanova Wildcats (22-2)
The Wildcats own seven wins over top 50 teams and are on a three-game winning streak.
3). Louisville Cardinals (19-4)
Six top 50 wins and no bad losses, this team looks poised to make a serious run at a National Championship.
4). Kansas Jayhawks (20-3)
The Jayhawks are 2-2 in their last four games and had a 54 game home winning streak snapped.
5). Baylor Bears (20-3)
Baylor is coming off a bad loss to Kansas State, and the Bears have lost two straight.
6). Oregon Ducks (21-3)
The Ducks had an impressive blowout of Arizona on Saturday and had won 19 out of their last 20.
7). Wisconsin Badgers (20-3)
The Badgers beat the Indiana Hoosiers over the weekend and look poised to make a run at a possible number one seed.
8). Arizona Wildcats (21-3)
The Wildcats saw their 15 game winning streak snapped by Oregon; they are now in a first-place tie with the Ducks.
9). Virginia Cavaliers (17-5)
The Cavaliers have lost two of their last three on the road.
10). UCLA Bruins (21-3)
The Bruins seem to be getting back to their winning ways.
11). Cincinnati Bearcats (21-2)
The Bearcats have not lost in two months and seem capable of making a deep run in March.
12). North Carolina Tar Heels (21-4)
With 6 top 50 wins and an 8-2 record over their last ten games, the Tar Heels look poised to win the ACC.
13). West Virginia Mountaineers (18-5)
The Mountaineers have been up and down as of late going 3-3 in their last six games.
14). Duke Blue Devils (18-5)
Coach K is back with the Blue Devils, will that fix the teams problems? I wouldn’t bet against him.
15). Kentucky Wildcats (18-5)
The Wildcats are not playing well, a week ago I said they were a young team and they would get it together. I am not so sure at this point.
16). South Carolina Gamecocks (19-4)
When all the Gamecocks pieces are on the floor together, this is a very dangerous team.
17). Florida State Seminoles (20-4)
The Seminoles look to be in a funk. Now the question is can they right the ship?
18). Purdue Boilermakers (19-5)
Caleb Swanigan is the real deal, and the Boilers seem to be peaking at the right time.
19). Florida Gators (18-5)
The Gators dominated Kentucky; now the question is, are the Gators that good or is Kentucky just playing that bad?
20). Maryland Terrapins (20-3)
The Terrapins still have zero wins over the top 25 teams.
21). Notre Dame Fighting Irish (17-7)
The Fighting Irish have lost three straight games.
22). Butler Bulldogs (18-5)
The Bulldogs have now lost two straight home games.
23). St.Marys Gaels (21-2)
Huge game with Gonzaga looms on Saturday.
24). Xavier Musketeers (17-6)
The Musketeers have won two straight games and have a big game next weekend at home with the Villanova Wildcats.
25). Iowa State Cyclones (14-8)
The Cyclones upset Kansas in Kansas this past week.