College Basketball Top 50: Georgetown Up To #9

    
January 1st, 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 1st 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

15-0 1 4
2

North Carolina

13-2 3 1
3

Kentucky

13-1 4 2
4 Baylor 13-0 5 25
5

Ohio State

13-2* 2 3
6

Duke

12-1 6 5
7

UCONN

12-1 8 8
8

Missouri

13-0 9 30
9 Georgetown 12-1 17 NA
10

Indiana

13-1* 12 NA
11

Michigan

12-2 15 19
12 Michigan State 13-2 16 28
13 Mississippi St 13-2* 14 35
14

UNLV 

15-2 19 34
15

Louisville

12-2** 7 6
16

Florida

11-3* 10 7
17

Marquette  

12-2* 13 23
18

Wisconsin

12-3* 11 16
19 Harvard  12-1 21 NA
20 San Diego St 12-2 24 NA
21 Murray St 14-0 25 NA
22

Kansas

10-3 22 13
23

Kansas St 

11-1 28 49
24 Creighton 11-2* 18 39
25

Gonzaga

11-2 26 21
26 Virginia 12-1 30 NA
27

St Louis

12-2* 20 NA
28

Purdue

12-3 35 32
29

Ohio  

12-1 36 NA
30

Alabama

10-3 33 24
31

New Mexico 

12-2 37 27
32

Wichita St

10-3* 27 45
33

Illinois

12-3* 29 46
34

Texas

10-3 38 33
35 California 12-3 39 29
36

Temple

9-3 45 22
37

Xavier

9-4* 23 12
38

West Virginia 

10-4* 34 41
39 Cleveland St   12-3* 32 NA
40

Arizona

10-4 42 20
41

St. Mary's

13-2 51 47
42 Cincinnati  11-3 NA 17
43 Stanford 12-2 50 NA
44

Virginia Tech

11-3 52 NA
45

Minnesota

12-3** 43 NA
46

Southern Miss

13-2 54 NA
47

Pittsburgh 

11-4** 31 9
48 Seton Hall 12-2* 44 NA
49

Northwestern 

11-3* 47 NA
50

Texas A&M 

9-3 49 14

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five:  MTSU (13-2), Vanderbilt (9-4), BYU (12-4*), Marshall (9-4**), Iona (10-3*)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Florida State

8-5* 8 18
  Marshall 9-4** 8 42
 

Iona

10-3* 46 NA
 

Charleston

10-3* 8 NA
 

Memphis

8-5 7 11
 

Kent St 

9-3 7 48
 

Northern Iowa

10-3* 7 NA
 

Vanderbilt

9-4 6 10
 

Belmont

9-5 6 44
 

Washington 

8-5 5 26
  Miami 8-4 5 36
  Villanova 7-7** 5 37
 

Notre Dame

9-5 4 38
 

Weber St 

10-3 4 NA
 

Butler

8-7 3 31
 

UCLA

7-7** 2 15
 

George Mason

9-4 2 40
  Drexel 8-4 2 43
 

VCU

10-3 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.