College Basketball Top 50: Louisville Continues Slide

    
January 15th, 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 15th Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Syracuse

19-0 1 4
2

Kentucky

17-1 3 2
3 Baylor 17-0 4 25
4

Duke

15-2 6 5
5

North Carolina

15-3* 2 1
6

Ohio State

16-3* 5 3
7

Missouri

16-1 8 30
8 Michigan State 15-3* 10 28
9 Georgetown 14-3* 9 NA
10

Indiana

15-3** 7 NA
11

UCONN

14-3 13 8
12

UNLV 

16-3* 11 34
13 Murray St 18-0 14 NA
14

Kansas

14-3 15 13
15 Virginia 14-2* 16 NA
16 San Diego St 15-2 17 NA
17 Creighton 16-2 18 39
18

Michigan

14-4* 12 19
19 Mississippi St 15-3 19 35
20

Marquette  

14-4 21 23
21

Illinois

15-3 27 46
22

Gonzaga

14-3* 20 21
23 Seton Hall 15-3* 25 NA
24

Alabama

13-4* 24 24
25 Harvard  15-2 26 NA
26

Kansas St 

12-4** 22 49
27

St. Mary's

17-2 31 47
28

Wichita St

15-3 30 45
29

New Mexico 

15-2 29 27
30

Florida

14-4 35 7
31

Louisville

14-4* 23 6
32

West Virginia 

13-5* 28 41
33

Wisconsin

14-5 37 16
34

Southern Miss

16-3* 32 NA
35

Temple

11-5* 34 22
36 California 15-4 40 29
37

Vanderbilt

13-4 41 10
38

MTSU

17-2 39 NA
39 Stanford 15-3 44 NA
40

Xavier

12-5 46 12
41

Marshall

13-4 49 42
42

St Louis

14-4* 33 NA
43

BYU

15-4 51 NA
44 Cincinnati  14-4 50 17
45

Northwestern

12-5* 54 NA
46

Purdue

13-5* 36 32
47

Memphis

12-5 NA 11
48

Iona  

14-4* 48 NA
49

Texas

12-5* 42 33
50 Cleveland St   15-4* 38 NA

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five:  Minnesota (14-5), Dayton (13-5*), UCF (13-4*), Davidson (12-4), Florida St (11-6)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Arizona

12-6* 10 20
 

Ohio

13-4* 10 NA
 

Virginia Tech

11-6** 10 NA
 

Pittsburgh 

11-7** 9 9
 

Texas A&M 

10-6* 9 14
 

Minnesota

14-5 9 NA
 

Florida State

11-6 8 18
 

Charleston

12-5* 8 NA
 

Kent St 

12-4 7 48
 

Northern Iowa

13-6** 7 NA
 

Belmont

12-6 6 44
 

Washington 

10-6 5 26
  Miami 9-6* 5 36
  Villanova 8-10** 5 37
 

Notre Dame

11-7* 4 38
 

Weber St 

14-3 4 NA
 

Butler

10-9* 3 31
 

UCLA

9-7 2 15
 

George Mason

13-5* 2 40
  Drexel 12-5 2 43
 

VCU

13-5* 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.