College Basketball Top 50: Indiana's Debut

    
December 4th, 2011

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. (Also: Check out the weekly Non-BCS Top 25 Ranking.)

 

December 4th Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Kentucky

8-0 1 2
2

Ohio State

8-0 2 3
3

Syracuse

8-0 4 4
4

North Carolina

6-2* 5 1
5

Duke

7-1* 3 5
6

Louisville

7-0 6 6
7

UCONN

7-1 8 8
8

Xavier

6-0 9 12
9 Baylor 6-0 15 25
10

Florida

5-2* 7 7
11

Marquette

7-0 13 23
12

Missouri

7-0 17 30
13

Alabama

7-1* 11 24
14

Kansas

5-2 12 13
15

Pittsburgh 

7-1 19 9
16

Wisconsin

6-2** 10 16
17 Creighton 7-0 22 39
18

Gonzaga

5-1* 16 21
19

UNLV 

8-1* 18 34
20

Michigan

6-2* 14 19
21

Texas A&M 

6-1 20 14
22 Mississippi St 8-1 27 35
23

Illinois

8-0 30 46
24

Memphis

4-2 24 11
25 Harvard  8-0 31 NA
26 Michigan State 6-2 25 28
27 Cleveland St   8-1 33 NA
28

Purdue

7-2* 23 32
29

Kansas St 

5-0 40 49
30

Arizona

6-2 35 20
31

St Louis 

7-1* 34 NA
32 San Diego St 8-2* 41 NA
33 Georgetown 7-1 NA NA
34 Stanford 8-1 53 NA
35 California 6-2* 32 29
36

Texas

5-2 42 33
37

Wichita St

5-2 44 45
38

Vanderbilt

5-3** 21 10
39

Temple

4-2 37 22
40

Belmont

5-2 46 44
41

Indiana

8-0 NA NA
42

Florida State

5-3* 28 18
43

Kent St 

5-1 47 48
44

New Mexico 

6-2 50 27
45 Villanova 5-2 48 37
46 Marshall 5-1* 29 42
47

Washington 

4-2* 26 26
48 Miami 5-2* 36 36
49

West Virginia 

4-2* 38 41
50

Northwestern 

7-1* 39 NA

* = lost this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five: Charleston (7-1), St. Mary's (5-1), Minnesota (8-1), Virginia (7-1), Murray St (9-0)

 

Preseason Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Notre Dame

5-4** 4 38
 

Weber St 

5-1* 4 NA
  Virginia Tech  5-3** 4 NA
 

Cincinnati 

5-2 3 17
 

Butler

4-4* 3 31
  Saint Mary's 5-1 3 47
 

UCLA

2-5* 2 15
 

George Mason

6-2 2 40
  Drexel 2-4** 2 43
 

VCU

5-3 2 50

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! Check out past week's rankings and this week's AP Top 25.