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College Basketball Top 50: Iowa St, Purdue, Belmont Rising

February 26th, 2012
Top 50Collegehoops.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.)

 

74 Team Power Conference Ranking

February 24th, 2012
ncaa.pngWhile NCAA Tournament runs by Butler and VCU prove that there is more parity than ever in college basketball, the power conferences still rule. Here is a ranking of all 74 power conference teams, including a comparison to how they ranked in the previous update 2 months ago.

 

Consensus Conference Ranking: February vs January

February 24th, 2012
ACC Although the conference table was mostly set back in January when we last updated the Consensus Conference Ranking, there have been some changes since. As you'll see below, the Mountain West dropped from 4th to 6th since January 3rd, while the Colonial and Ivy have jumped 2 spots.

Consensus Ranking: Michigan St Tied For 2nd

February 20th, 2012
Draymond Green leads charge towards Korie LuciousAfter missing last week's Consensus Ranking due to extensive travel, this week's list grows to include 7 new teams, the highest of which is #44 Belmont.

 

At the top of the ranking, Kentucky takes over #1, edging Syracuse who has slumped in the Sagarin & KenPom ratings (due to close wins).

 

AP Top 25 & Commentary: Saint Mary's Hammered

February 20th, 2012
Matthew Dellavedova scored 26 in the first meetingAP Top 25 Commentary: This week's poll features some of the biggest changes of the season, particularly outside of the Top 10. UNLV, ranked 11th last week, dropped 9 spots after losing an OT game at TCU and at new #18 New Mexico. This seems a bit harsh considering TCU is a fringe Top 100 team with a handful of solid wins, and New Mexico is on a tear.

 

Non-BCS Top 25: UNLV Loses Top Spot

February 19th, 2012
The Non-BCS Top 25 is a weekly companion to the popular CHN Top 50 ranking, taking an in-depth look into the underrated universe of teams outside of the big six. The original Non-BCS ranking.

 

Non-BCS Top 25: February 19th

College Basketball Top 50: Mountain West Shuffle

February 19th, 2012
Top 50Collegehoops.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.)

 

Bracketology Trip: NCAA Mock Selection Committee: Part Three

February 17th, 2012

Shawn Siegel is taking part in the NCAA's "Mock Selection Committee" in Indianapolis. Each day, he's reporting on the day's events and answering questions on Twitter @collegehoopsnet. Follow the action as the bracket is finalized on Friday.

 

Poll: Who Is the Best Unranked Team?

February 16th, 2012

AP Top 25 & Commentary: Creighton Out

February 13th, 2012

AP Top 25 Commentary: The beauty of being in a power conference is that just one win can erase weeks of doubt. Duke's win over UNC pushed them up 5 spots, erasing memories of the home loss to Miami. Or you can lose a game, in the case of Georgetown, and still rise in the polls (from 12 to 10th).