College Basketball Top 50: Wisconsin, Florida Plummet

    
January 8th, 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 8th Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Syracuse

17-0 1 4
2

North Carolina

14-2 2 1
3

Kentucky

15-1 3 2
4 Baylor 15-0 4 25
5

Ohio State

15-2 5 3
6

Duke

13-2* 6 5
7

Indiana

15-1 10 NA
8

Missouri

14-1* 8 30
9 Georgetown 13-2* 9 NA
10 Michigan State 14-2 12 28
11

UNLV 

16-2 14 34
12

Michigan

13-3* 11 19
13

UCONN

12-3** 7 8
14 Murray St 16-0 21 NA
15

Kansas

12-3 22 13
16 Virginia 14-1 26 NA
17 San Diego St 13-2 20 NA
18 Creighton 13-2 24 39
19 Mississippi St 13-3* 13 35
20

Gonzaga

13-2 25 21
21

Marquette  

12-4** 17 23
22

Kansas St 

12-2* 23 49
23

Louisville

13-3* 15 6
24

Alabama

12-3 30 24
25 Seton Hall 14-2 48 NA
26 Harvard  13-2* 19 NA
27

Illinois

14-3 33 46
28

West Virginia 

12-4 38 41
29

New Mexico 

14-2 31 27
30

Wichita St

12-3 32 45
31

St. Mary's

14-2 41 47
32

Southern Miss

15-2 46 NA
33

St Louis

13-3* 27 NA
34

Temple

10-4* 36 22
35

Florida

12-4* 16 7
36

Purdue

13-4* 28 32
37

Wisconsin

12-5** 18 16
38 Cleveland St   14-3 39 NA
39

MTSU

15-2 51 NA
40 California 13-4* 35 29
41

Vanderbilt

11-4 52 10
42

Texas

11-4* 34 33
43

Arizona

10-5* 40 20
44 Stanford 13-3* 43 NA
45

Virginia Tech

11-4* 44 NA
46

Xavier

10-5* 37 12
47

Ohio  

12-3** 29 NA
48

Iona  

13-3 55 NA
49

Marshall

11-4 54 42
50 Cincinnati  12-4* 42 17

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five:  BYU (14-4), Dayton (12-4), Iowa St (12-3), Northwestern (11-4*), UCF (12-3)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Pittsburgh 

11-5* 9 9
 

Texas A&M 

9-5** 9 14
 

Northwestern 

11-4* 9 NA
 

Minnesota

12-5** 9 NA
 

Florida State

9-6* 8 18
 

Charleston

11-4* 8 NA
 

Memphis

10-5 7 11
 

Kent St 

10-4* 7 48
 

Northern Iowa

12-4* 7 NA
 

Belmont

11-6* 6 44
 

Washington 

9-6* 5 26
  Miami 9-5* 5 36
  Villanova 8-8* 5 37
 

Notre Dame

10-6* 4 38
 

Weber St 

12-3 4 NA
 

Butler

9-8* 3 31
 

UCLA

9-7 2 15
 

George Mason

12-4 2 40
  Drexel 9-5* 2 43
 

VCU

11-4* 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.