College Basketball Top 50: Syracuse #1, Murray St Surges

    
December 11th, 2011
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.)

 

December 11th Top 50 Ranking

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

*Does not include results of late Illinois-Coppin St game

  Team Record Last Pre.
1

Syracuse

10-0 3 4
2

Ohio State

8-1* 2 3
3

North Carolina

8-2 4 1
4

Kentucky

8-1* 1 2
5

Duke

9-1 5 5
6

Louisville

9-0 6 6
7

Xavier

8-0 8 12
8 Baylor 7-0 9 25
9

UCONN

8-1 7 8
10

Marquette

9-0 11 23
11

Missouri

9-0 12 30
12

Kansas

7-2 14 13
13

Florida

7-2 10 7
14

Pittsburgh 

9-1 15 9
15

Wisconsin

8-2 16 16
16

Texas A&M 

8-1 21 14
17 Mississippi St 9-1 22 35
18

Illinois

9-0 23 46
19

Michigan

7-2 20 19
20

Indiana

9-0 41 NA
21

Alabama

8-2* 13 24
22 Michigan State 8-2 26 28
23 Creighton 7-1* 17 39
24 Cleveland St   10-1 27 NA
25

UNLV 

9-2* 19 34
26 Georgetown 8-1 33 NA
27

Purdue

9-2 28 32
28

St Louis 

9-1 31 NA
29 Harvard  9-1* 25 NA
30

Gonzaga

5-2* 18 21
31 San Diego St 9-2 32 NA
32 Stanford 8-1 34 NA
33 Murray St 10-0 55 NA
34

Texas

7-2 36 33
35 California 8-2 35 29
36

Wichita St

7-2 37 45
37

Arizona

7-3* 30 20
38

Temple

6-2 39 22
39

Memphis

5-3* 24 11
40

Vanderbilt

6-3 38 10
41

Belmont

6-2 40 44
42

Florida State

7-3 42 18
43

Kent St 

7-1 43 48
44

West Virginia 

6-2 49 41
45

New Mexico 

7-2 44 27
46

Kansas St 

6-1* 29 49
47 Virginia 8-1 54 NA
48

Northwestern 

7-1 50 NA
49

Northern Iowa

9-1 NA NA
50 Marshall 6-2* 46 42

* = lost this week

last = last week's ranking

pre. = preseason ranking 

 

Next Five: Charleston (7-1), St. Mary's (5-1), Minnesota (10-1), Seton Hall (8-1), BYU (8-2)

 

Preseason Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week Pre
 

Washington 

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

Notre Dame

7-4 4 38
 

Weber St 

6-2* 4 NA
  Virginia Tech  6-3 4 NA
 

Cincinnati 

5-3* 3 17
 

Butler

4-6** 3 31
  Saint Mary's 5-1 3 47
 

UCLA

3-5 2 15
 

George Mason

7-3* 2 40
  Drexel 3-4 2 43
 

VCU

6-3 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.