College Basketball Top 50: Kentucky Back on Top

    
January 22nd, 2012

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.)

 

January 22nd Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Kentucky

19-1 2 2
2

Syracuse

20-1* 1 4
3

Missouri

18-1 7 30
4

North Carolina

16-3 5 1
5

Ohio State

17-3 6 3
6

Duke

16-3* 4 5
7 Baylor 17-2** 3 25
8 Michigan State 16-4* 8 28
9 Georgetown 16-3 9 NA
10

UNLV 

18-3 12 34
11

Kansas

16-3 14 13
12 Murray St 20-0 13 NA
13 San Diego St 17-2 16 NA
14 Creighton 18-2 17 39
15

Indiana

16-4* 10 NA
16

Michigan

15-5* 18 19
17

Marquette  

16-4 20 23
18 Mississippi St 16-4* 19 35
19 Virginia 15-3* 15 NA
20

Gonzaga

16-3 22 21
21

St. Mary's

19-2 27 47
22

UCONN

14-5** 11 8
23

Kansas St 

14-4 26 49
24 Harvard  16-2 25 NA
25

Florida

15-4 30 7
26

Wichita St

17-3 28 45
27

Wisconsin

16-5 33 16
28

West Virginia 

15-5 32 41
29 Seton Hall 15-4* 23 NA
30

Illinois

15-5** 21 46
31

Southern Miss

17-3 34 NA
32

MTSU

19-2 38 NA
33

Alabama

13-6** 24 24
34

Temple

13-5 35 22
35 California 16-5* 36 29
36

Louisville

15-5* 31 6
37

Vanderbilt

14-5* 37 10
38

New Mexico 

15-4** 29 27
39

St Louis

15-4 42 NA
40

Iona  

15-4 48 NA
41 Cincinnati  15-5* 44 17
42 Florida State 13-6 55 18
43 Cleveland St   17-4 50 NA
44

Davidson

14-4 54 NA
45

Dayton

14-5 52 NA
46

Xavier

13-6* 40 12
47

Purdue

14-6* 46 32
48

BYU

17-5* 43 NA
49

Marshall

13-6** 41 42
50

Memphis

13-6* 47 11

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five:  UCF (15-4), Minnesota (15-5), Long Beach St (14-6), Iowa St (14-5), Ohio (15-4)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Texas

12-7** 11 33
  Stanford 15-5** 11 NA
 

Northwestern

12-7** 11 NA
 

Arizona

13-7* 10 20
 

Ohio

15-4 10 NA
 

Virginia Tech

12-7* 10 NA
 

Pittsburgh 

11-9** 9 9
 

Texas A&M 

11-7* 9 14
 

Minnesota

15-5 9 NA
 

Charleston

12-7** 8 NA
 

Kent St 

12-6** 7 48
 

Northern Iowa

13-7* 7 NA
 

Belmont

13-7* 6 44
 

Washington 

12-7* 5 26
  Miami 10-7* 5 36
  Villanova 10-10 5 37
 

Notre Dame

12-8* 4 38
 

Weber St 

15-3 4 NA
 

Butler

12-9 3 31
 

UCLA

10-9** 2 15
 

George Mason

15-5 2 40
  Drexel 14-5 2 43
 

VCU

15-5 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.

 

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