College Basketball Top 50: UCLA Returns On Eve of 2013

    
December 30th, 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 30th

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last
1

Duke

12-0 1
2

Michigan

13-0 2
3

Indiana

12-1 3
4

Louisville

12-1 4
5

Kansas

11-1 5
6

Arizona

12-0 6
7

Florida

9-2 10
8

Syracuse

11-1 7
9

Ohio State

10-2 11
10

Minnesota

12-1 12
11

Gonzaga

12-1 13
12

Illinois

13-1 14
13 Creighton 12-1 15
14

Missouri

10-2* 8
15

New Mexico 

13-1 18
16 Cincinnati  12-1* 9
17 Michigan State 11-2 16
18

Butler

10-2 19
19 Oklahoma St 10-1 21
20 Notre Dame 12-1 22
21

Pittsburgh 

12-1 23
22

Georgetown 

10-1 24
23 San Diego St 11-2* 17
24 NC State   10-2 25
25

UNLV 

11-2* 20
26

Wichita St

12-1 28
27

Kansas St 

10-2 29
28

Wyoming

12-0 32
29

Kentucky

8-4* 26
30 Colorado 10-2 30
31

North Carolina

10-3 35
32

UCONN

10-2 31
33 Baylor 8-4* 27
34

Temple

9-2 33
35 Oregon 10-2 34
36

VCU

10-3 36
37

Maryland

11-1 37
38

Memphis

9-3 40
39

Wisconsin

9-4 41
40 Colorado St 9-2 42
41 Iowa 11-2 43
42

Boise St

10-2 44
43

Ole Miss

10-2 45
44

Marquette

9-3 46
45

Bucknell

12-2 48
46

UCLA

10-3 NA
47 Murray St 9-3* 39
48 Miami 8-3** 38
49

St. Mary's

10-3 50
50 Belmont 9-4* 47

* = losses this week

last = last week's ranking

 

Next Five:  Iowa St (9-3), Saint Louis (9-3), MTSU (10-3*), Santa Clara (11-3*),  Illinois St (9-4*)

 

Top 50 Drop Outs

  Week
 

Virginia Tech

  7
 

Xavier

  6
 

Alabama

  6
  Virginia   6
 

St. Joseph's

5
 

Ohio

  5
 

California

4
  Santa Clara   3
 

Tennessee

  3
 

Northwestern

  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.