College Basketball Top 50: Florida, Louisville Drop

    
March 4th, 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.)

 

March 4th Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Kentucky

30-1 1 2
2

Syracuse

30-1 2 4
3

North Carolina

27-4 4 1
4

Kansas

26-5 6 13
5

Duke

26-5* 3 5
6

Missouri

27-4 7 30
7

Ohio State

25-6 9 3
8 Michigan State 24-7** 5 28
9

Marquette

25-6* 8 23
10 Murray St 30-1 11 NA
11 Baylor 25-6* 10 25
12

Michigan

23-8 14 19
13

Indiana

24-7 16 NA
14 Georgetown 22-7* 12 NA
15

Wisconsin

23-8 17 16
16

Wichita St

27-5* 13 45
17

Temple

24-6 18 22
18 Creighton 28-5 21 39
19

UNLV 

25-7* 15 34
20 Florida State 21-9 26 18
21

Gonzaga

25-5 22 21
22 San Diego St 24-6 23 NA
23

St. Mary's

26-5 25 47
24 Notre Dame 21-10* 19 38
25

St Louis

24-6 27 NA
26

New Mexico 

24-6 28 27
27

Iowa St

22-9* 33 NA
28

Memphis

23-8 35 11
29

Florida

22-9** 20 7
30

Louisville

22-9** 24 6
31

Vanderbilt

21-10* 31 10
32

Kansas St 

21-9 34 49
33 Harvard  26-4 37 NA
34

Oral Roberts

27-5 38 NA
35

Long Beach St

22-8* 29 NA
36 Virginia 22-8* 30 NA
37 Cincinnati  22-9 46 17
38

Alabama

20-10* 40 24
39 California 23-8* 32 29
40

MTSU

25-5 42 NA
41 Belmont 27-7 48 44
42

Iona  

25-7* 36 NA
43 Purdue 20-11* 44 32
44

West Virginia 

19-12 49 41
45

Drexel

27-5 51 43
46

Southern Miss

24-7* 39 NA
47

BYU

25-8* 41 NA
48

Washington 

21-9* 43 26
49

Xavier

19-11* 45 12
50

UCONN

18-12* 50 8

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five:  VCU (27-6), Tennessee (18-13), Northwestern (18-12*), South Florida (19-12*), Colorado St (19-10)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Seton Hall

19-11* 17 NA
  Mississippi St 21-10 16 35
  NC State   20-11 16 NA
 

Illinois

17-14** 15 46
 

Davidson

23-7 15 NA
  Cleveland St   22-10* 14 NA
 

Ohio

24-7* 14 NA
 

Marshall

18-12* 12 42
 

Dayton

19-11* 12 NA
 

Texas

19-12 11 33
  Stanford 20-10 11 NA
 

Northwestern

18-12* 11 NA
 

Arizona

21-10* 10 20
 

Virginia Tech

15-15* 10 NA
 

Pittsburgh 

16-15* 9 9
 

Texas A&M 

13-17** 9 14
 

Minnesota

18-13* 9 NA
 

Charleston

19-12* 8 NA
 

Kent St 

19-9 7 48
 

Northern Iowa

19-13* 7 NA
 

Belmont

27-7 6 44
  Miami 18-11* 5 36
  Villanova 12-18* 5 37
 

Weber St 

23-5* 4 NA
 

Butler

20-14* 3 31
 

UCLA

18-13 2 15
 

George Mason

24-9* 2 40
  Drexel 27-5 2 43
 

VCU

26-6 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.