College Basketball Top 50: Ohio, Seton Hall, Iona Enter

    
December 25th, 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. Arrows represent notable moves. (Also: Check out the weekly Non-BCS Top 25 Ranking.)

 

December 25th Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

*Doesn't include late Kansas St-Long Beach St game

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Syracuse

13-0 1 4
2

Ohio State

12-1 2 3
3

North Carolina

11-2 3 1
4

Kentucky

11-1 4 2
5 Baylor 12-0 7 25
6

Duke

10-1 5 5
7

Louisville

12-0 6 6
8

UCONN

9-1 8 8
9

Missouri

12-0 10 30
10

Florida

10-2 13 7
11

Wisconsin

10-2 15 16
12

Indiana

12-0 16 NA
13

Marquette

11-1* 9 23
14 Mississippi St 12-1 17 35
15

Michigan

10-2 18 19
16 Michigan State 11-2 19 28
17 Georgetown 10-1 21 NA
18 Creighton 10-1 20 39
19

UNLV 

13-2 23 34
20

St Louis 

11-1 24 NA
21 Harvard  10-1 25 NA
22

Kansas

8-3* 11 13
23

Xavier

9-3** 12 12
24 San Diego St 11-2 28 NA
25 Murray St 13-0 30 NA
26

Gonzaga

9-2 29 21
27

Wichita St

9-2 35 45
28

Kansas St 

9-1 41 49
29

Illinois

11-2* 26 46
30 Virginia 10-1 42 NA
31

Pittsburgh 

11-2* 14 9
32 Cleveland St   11-2* 22 NA
33

Alabama

9-3 34 24
34

West Virginia 

9-3* 38 41
35

Purdue

10-3 36 32
36

Ohio  

11-1 NA NA
37

New Mexico 

10-2 39 27
38

Texas

9-3* 32 33
39 California 10-3* 33 29
40 Marshall 9-2 46 42
41

Florida State

8-4* 37 18
42

Arizona

9-4 45 20
43

Minnesota

12-1 49 NA
44 Seton Hall 11-1 52 NA
45

Temple

7-3 47 22
46

Iona

10-2 54 NA
47

Northwestern 

10-2* 44 NA
48

Charleston

10-2* 48 NA
49

Texas A&M 

8-3* 27 14
50 Stanford 10-2* 31 NA

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five: St. Mary's (11-2*), BYU (10-3), Virginia Tech (10-3), Southern Miss (10-2), Denver (10-2)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Memphis

6-5* 7 11
 

Kent St 

8-3** 7 48
 

Northern Iowa

10-2* 7 NA
 

Vanderbilt

8-4 6 10
 

Belmont

8-5* 6 44
 

Washington 

6-5 5 26
  Miami 7-4 5 36
  Villanova 7-5 5 37
 

Notre Dame

8-5 4 38
 

Weber St 

6-3 4 NA
  Virginia Tech  8-3 4 NA
 

Cincinnati 

9-3 3 17
 

Butler

6-7* 3 31
  Saint Mary's 11-2* 3 47
 

UCLA

7-5 2 15
 

George Mason

8-4* 2 40
  Drexel 6-4 2 43
 

VCU

9-3 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.