1). Kansas Jayhawks (28-3)- The Jayhawks won the Big 12 Conference for the fourth consecutive year, and they did it by four games!
2). Villanova Wildcats (28-3)- The Wildcats will be one of the favorites heading into this year’s tournament.
3). Gonzaga Bulldogs (30-1)- It’s hard to ignore the record, and they have some solid wins.
4). UCLA Bruins (28-3)- The Bruins are on a nine-game winning streak.
5). Oregon Ducks (27-4)- The Ducks have won six straight games.
6). North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6)- The Tar Heels are the outright ACC Champions for the second year in a row.
7). Kentucky Wildcats (26-5)- The Wildcats are entering the SEC Tourney on a hot streak.
8). Arizona Wildcats (27-4)- The Wildcats are a solid team, but I think they will be ripe for an upset early in the tournament.
9). Louisville Cardinals (24-7)- The Cardinals finished second in the ACC.
10). Baylor Bears (25-6)- The greatest regular season in Baylor basketball history.
11). Duke Blue Devils (23-8)- The Devils had ten wins against RPI top 50 teams.
12). Florida State Seminoles (24-7)- Like Duke, the Noles have ten wins over top 50 RPI teams.
13). Purdue Boilermakers (25-6)- The Boilers are Big Ten regular season champs.
14). West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7)- Maybe Huggins most complete team at West Virginia.
15). Butler Bulldogs (23-7)- The nation’s most inconsistent team.
16). SMU Mustangs (27-4)- The Mustangs are on a 13 game winning streak.
17). Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-7)- Irish have won 6 of their last 7.
18). St. Mary’s Gaels (27-3)- Two of three losses to Gonzaga.
19). Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4)- Mick Cronin’s most complete team.
20). Florida Gators (24-7)- Lost two of their last three games.
21). Wichita State (30-4)- The Shockers are on a 14 game winning streak.
22). Iowa State Cyclones (20-10)- The Cyclones closed the season strong winning 6 of their final seven games.
23). Minnesota Golden Gophers (23-7)- The Gophers have had a huge turnaround from last season.
24). Virginia Cavaliers (21-9)- The Cavaliers have finished the regular season with three straight wins.
25). Oklahoma State (20-11)- Much like Iowa State don’t let this team’s record fool you; they are a solid team.