College Basketball Top 50: Maryland and Iowa St Drop Out

    
March 3rd, 2013

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.)

 

Top 50 Ranking: March 3rd

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

  

  Team Record Last
1

Indiana

25-4* 1
2

Gonzaga

29-2 2
3

Duke

25-4* 3
4 Miami 23-5* 6
5

Michigan

24-5* 5
6

Louisville

24-5 7
7

Kansas

25-4 8
8

Florida

23-5* 4
9

New Mexico 

25-4 11
10

Georgetown 

23-4 12
11 Michigan State 22-7* 10
12

Kansas St 

24-5 13
13

Ohio State

21-7 15
14 Oklahoma St 22-6 16
15

Marquette

21-7 17
16

Arizona

23-6** 9
17

Syracuse

22-7** 9
18

VCU

23-6 23
19 Notre Dame 22-7* 18
20

Wisconsin

20-9* 19
21

Pittsburgh 

23-7 22
22

Missouri

21-8 26
23 Saint Louis 23-5 31
24 Middle Tennessee 27-4 27
25

Minnesota

20-9 30
26

Memphis

25-4* 20
27

UNLV 

22-7 28
28

Butler

22-7* 24
29 Colorado St 22-7* 25
30

North Carolina

21-8 35
31 NC State 20-8 33
32 Creighton 24-7 37
33 Oregon 23-6 36
34

Wichita St

24-7** 21
35

UCLA

22-7 39
36

St. Mary's

26-5 34
37

Illinois

21-9 38
38 San Diego St 20-8* 29
39 Cincinnati  20-9 42
40

Temple

21-8 43
41

UCONN

19-9** 32
42

Kentucky

20-9* 40
43 Belmont 24-6 41
44 Louisiana Tech 26-3 NA (52)
45

La Salle

20-7 50
46

California

20-9 NA
47

Ole Miss

21-8* 46
48 Akron 23-5* 47
49

Bucknell

25-5 49
50

Virginia

20-9* 48

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

 

Next Five: Boise St (20-8),Colorado (19-9*), Oklahoma (19-9*), Iowa St (19-10**), Maryland (20-9*)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs (that haven't returned)

  Week
 

Maryland

  16
  Iowa St   16
  Baylor   15
 

Boise St

  14
  BYU 13
 

Wyoming

  13
  Iowa   11
  Colorado   10
  Murray St   9
 

Virginia Tech

  7
 

Xavier

  6
 

Alabama

  6
 

St. Joseph's

5
 

Ohio

  5
 

California

4
  Santa Clara   3
 

Tennessee

  3
 

Northwestern

  3
  Florida State   3
 

Texas

2
 

Northern Iowa

  2
  South Alabama 2

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!

 

For more depth, check out the weekly the Non-BCS Top 25 ranking.

 

You can also revisit the Top 50 archive and view this week's AP Top 25.