College Basketball Top 50: Another Week, Another #1

    
February 18th, 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 18th

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

  

  Team Record Last
1

Indiana

23-3 2
2

Florida

21-3 4
3

Gonzaga

25-2 5
4 Miami 21-3 6
5

Duke

22-3* 1
6

Michigan

22-4* 3
7 Michigan State 22-4 9
8

Louisville

21-5 10
9

Syracuse

21-4* 8
10

Kansas

21-4 12
11

Arizona

21-4* 7
12

New Mexico 

22-4 13
13

Kansas St 

20-5* 11
14 Oklahoma St 19-5 20
15

Georgetown 

19-4 25
16

Ohio State

18-7* 14
17

VCU

21-5 18
18

Butler

21-5* 15
19 Colorado St 21-4 27
20

Marquette

18-6* 19
21

Minnesota

18-8* 21
22

Pittsburgh 

20-6* 23
23 Notre Dame 20-6* 17
24

Wichita St

22-5 28
25

Missouri

18-7* 22
26

Wisconsin

18-8* 26
27 Oregon 21-5 29
28

Memphis

22-3 30
29 San Diego St 18-7** 16
30 Creighton 21-6* 24
31 NC State 18-7 31
32 Middle Tennessee 23-4 34
33

Illinois

19-8 40
34

UNLV 

19-7* 32
35 Cincinnati  19-7* 33
36

UCONN

17-7* 36
37

Ole Miss

19-6* 38
38 Saint Louis 19-5 47
39

UCLA

19-7* 39
40

St. Mary's

22-5* 41
41

North Carolina

17-8* 43
42

Maryland

18-7 49
43 Belmont 20-6* 35
44

Kentucky

17-8** 37
45 Baylor 16-9* 44
46

Temple

17-8* 45
47

La Salle

18-6 NA (52)
48

Virginia

18-7* 46
49 Iowa St 17-8* 50
50

Bucknell

21-5* 42

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

 

Next Five: Colorado (17-8*), Akron (21-4), Louisiana Tech (23-3), Boise St (16-8*), Oklahoma (16-8*)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs (that haven't returned)

  Week
 

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.