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February 24th, 2013

Collegehoops.net's Top 50 Power Ranking is your weekly dive into the national college basketball scene.  The CHN Top 50 is brought to you before all the other polls late Sunday night. Arrows represent notable moves. (Also: Check out the weekly Non-BCS Top 25 Ranking.)

 

Top 50 Ranking: February 24th

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

  

  Team Record Last
1

Indiana

24-3 1
2

Gonzaga

27-2 3
3

Duke

24-3 5
4

Florida

22-4* 2
5

Michigan

23-4 6
6 Miami 22-4* 4
7

Louisville

22-5 8
8

Kansas

23-4 10
9

Arizona

23-4 11
10 Michigan State 22-6** 7
11

New Mexico 

23-4 12
12

Georgetown 

21-4 15
13

Kansas St 

22-5 13
14

Syracuse

22-5* 9
15

Ohio State

20-7 16
16 Oklahoma St 20-6* 14
17

Marquette

19-7* 20
18 Notre Dame 22-6 23
19

Wisconsin

19-8 26
20

Memphis

24-3 28
21

Wichita St

24-5 24
22

Pittsburgh 

21-7* 22
23

VCU

22-6* 17
24

Butler

22-6* 18
25 Colorado St 21-6** 19
26

Missouri

19-8* 25
27 Middle Tennessee 25-4 32
28

UNLV 

21-7 34
29 San Diego St 20-7 29
30

Minnesota

18-9* 21
31 Saint Louis 21-5 38
32

UCONN

19-7 36
33 NC State 19-8* 31
34

St. Mary's

24-5 41
35

North Carolina

19-8 43
36 Oregon 22-6* 27
37 Creighton 22-7* 30
38

Illinois

20-9* 33
39

UCLA

20-7 39
40

Kentucky

19-8 44
41 Belmont 22-6 43
42 Cincinnati  19-9** 35
43

Temple

19-8 46
44

Maryland

19-8* 42
45 Iowa St 19-8 49
46

Ole Miss

20-7* 37
47 Akron 22-4 NA (52)
48

Virginia

19-8* 48
49

Bucknell

23-5 50
50

La Salle

19-7* 47

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

 

Next Five: Colorado (18-8), Louisiana Tech (24-3), Boise St (18-8), Oklahoma (18-8), Villanova (18-10)

 

 

Top 50 Drop Outs (that haven't returned)

  Week
  Baylor   15
 

Boise St

  14
  BYU 13
 

Wyoming

  13
  Iowa   11
  Colorado   10
  Murray St   9
 

Virginia Tech

  7
 

Xavier

  6
 

Alabama

  6
 

St. Joseph's

5
 

Ohio

  5
 

California

4
  Santa Clara   3
 

Tennessee

  3
 

Northwestern

  3
  Florida State   3
 

Texas

2
 

Northern Iowa

  2
  South Alabama 2

week = week dropped out of Top 50

 

During the season, don't forget to check out the CHN Top 50 Power Ranking every Sunday night!

 

For more depth, check out the weekly the Non-BCS Top 25 ranking.

 

You can also revisit the Top 50 archive and view this week's AP Top 25.