College Basketball Top 50: North Carolina Tumbles

    
December 23rd, 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.)

 

Top 50 Ranking: December 23rd

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

Note: Sunday's 11:30 PM games between Arizona/Miami and Virginia Tech/Colorado St will not be a part of this week's ranking.

 

  Team Record Last
1

Duke

11-0 1
2

Michigan

12-0 2
3

Indiana

11-1 3
4

Louisville

11-1 6
5

Kansas

10-1 9
6

Arizona

10-0 8
7

Syracuse

10-1* 4
8

Missouri

10-1 10
9 Cincinnati  12-0 11
10

Florida

8-2* 5
11

Ohio State

9-2* 7
12

Minnesota

12-1 14
13

Gonzaga

11-1 15
14

Illinois

12-1* 12
15 Creighton 11-1 16
16 Michigan State 11-2 17
17 San Diego St 11-1 18
18

New Mexico 

12-1* 13
19

Butler

9-2 19
20

UNLV 

11-1 21
21 Oklahoma St 10-1 22
22 Notre Dame 12-1 23
23

Pittsburgh 

12-1 24
24

Georgetown 

10-1 25
25 NC State   9-2 26
26

Kentucky

8-3 27
27 Baylor 8-3 28
28

Wichita St

11-1 29
29

Kansas St 

9-2 34
30 Colorado 9-2 32
31

UCONN

9-2 33
32

Wyoming

12-0 35
33

Temple

9-2* 37
34 Oregon 10-2* 31
35

North Carolina

9-3* 20
36

VCU

9-3 39
37

Maryland

10-1 38
38 Miami 8-1 43
39 Murray St 9-2* 30
40

Memphis

7-3 40
41

Wisconsin

8-4 44
42 Colorado St 9-2 46
43 Iowa 11-2 NA(+5)
44

Boise St

9-2 NA(+5)
45

Ole Miss

9-2* 45
46

Marquette

8-3* 42
47 Belmont 8-3 50
48

Bucknell

11-2* ? 36
49

Virginia Tech

9-2 NA(+5)
50

St. Mary's

8-3* 47

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

 

Next Five:  Iowa St (9-3), MTSU (9-2), Santa Clara (11-2), Saint Louis (8-3), Illinois St (9-3)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week
 

Xavier

  6
 

Alabama

  6
  Virginia   6
 

St. Joseph's

5
 

Ohio

  5
 

California

4
  Santa Clara   3
 

Tennessee

  3
 

Northwestern

  3
 

UCLA

  3
  Florida State   3
 

Saint Louis

3
 

Texas

2
 

Northern Iowa

  2
 

Iowa St

  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.