Publish Date: 02/05/2018
Fact checked by: Simon Briffa
1) Villanova Wildcats – The Wildcats were impressive yet again on Saturday with a double-digit win over a very good Seton Hall team.
2) Virginia Cavaliers – The Cavs are 11-0 in the ACC and have a three-game lead over the field in the conference.
3) Purdue Boilermakers – The Boilermakers stretched there win streak to 19 this past week.
4) Xavier Musketeers – The Musketeers now own seven top-50 Ken Pom wins.
5) Michigan State Spartans – The Spartans snuck by on Saturday evening and have now won six-straight games and own 6 Top-50 Ken Pom wins.
6) Cincinnati Bearcats – The Bearcats have now won 14-straight and have run away with the AAC.
7) Auburn Tigers – The Tigers have won 19 out of their last 20 games.
8) Texas Tech Red Raiders – The Raiders have 6 top-50 Ken Pom wins this season.
9) Duke Blue Devils – The Blue Devils lost on Saturday to St. John’s and are facing a Thursday match-up with the Tar Heels.
10) St. Mary’s Gaels – The Gaels are on an 18-game winning streak.
11) Kansas Jayhawks – The Jayhawks are still tied for the lead in the Big 12.
12) Clemson Tigers – The Tigers have 6 Ken Pom top-50 wins and look to be a threat come tournament time.
13) Oklahoma Sooners – The Sooners have beaten an impressive seven teams that are ranked in the Ken Pom top-50.
14) Gonzaga Bulldogs – The Bulldogs are currently on a five-game winning streak since losing to St. Mary’s.
15) Ohio State Buckeyes – The Buckeyes have wins over Michigan State and Michigan. Ohio State is 9-1 in its past 10 games.
16) Tennessee Volunteers – The Vols have a big match-up this week with Kentucky.
17) Rhode Island Rams – The Rams are on a 14-game winning streak since an early loss to Alabama.
18) West Virginia Mountaineers – Snapped a three-game winning streak on Saturday.
19) North Carolina Tar Heels – The Heels have a pivotal match-up with Duke on Thursday.
20) Wichita State Shockers – The Shockers have three Ken Pom top-50 wins so far this season.
21) Arizona Wildcats – The Wildcats had been playing much better until Saturday’s loss at Washington.
22) Kentucky Wildcats – The Wildcats are being killed by a lack of consistency.
23) Butler Bulldogs – The Bulldogs are the only team to have beaten Villanova.
24) Seton Hall Pirates – The Pirates have four wins over top-50 Ken Pom teams this year.
25) Michigan Wolverines – The Wolverines own a win over Michigan State and four of the teams six losses have come to higher ranked teams.
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