RCT College Basketball Top 25 - Week 12 - 2/24/14

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Our weekly attempt to make sense of the college basketball hierarchy.

A decent amount of movement here this week.  There isn't really that much of a consensus up top either.  Makes for lots of discussion options.

Rank Team Points LW Change
1 Florida(3) 145 2 1
2 Arizona(2) 143 3 1
3 Wichita State(1) 134 4 1
4 Syracuse 125 1 -3
5 Kansas 124 7 2
6 Villanova 122 5 -1
7 Creighton 118 6 -1
8 Duke 105 8 0
9 Wisconsin 95 12 3
10 Saint Louis 89 11 1
11 Iowa State 88 13 2
12 Louisville 82 15 3
13 San Diego State 79 9 -4
14 Virginia 71 14 0
15 Cincinnati 69 10 -5
16 Michigan 61 18 2
17 Michigan State 44 16 -1
18 Kentucky 41 21 3
19 Ohio State 30 22 3
20 Iowa 29 17 -3
21 North Carolina 27 NR 8
22 Southern Methodist 20 25 3
23 Connecticut 15 20 -3
23 New Mexico 15 NR 11
23 UCLA 15 23 0
Others Receiving Votes: Memphis 12, Texas 12, Harvard 10, Oklahoma 10, Pittsburgh 9, Stephen F Austin 8, Arizona State 3
New this week: North Carolina, New Mexico
Dropping out: Texas(19) , Arizona State(24) , Gonzaga(25)
Biggest Movers:
New Mexico +11, North Carolina +8
Texas -8, Gonzaga -8, Arizona State -8

And as usual, the ballots of the voters:

Rank misterbrain Byronkewel kcgregory
1 Wichita State Florida Florida
2 Florida Wichita State Arizona
3 Kansas Arizona Syracuse
4 Arizona Syracuse Kansas
5 Syracuse Creighton Villanova
6 Duke Villanova Wichita State
7 Creighton Wisconsin Creighton
8 Iowa State Duke Iowa State
9 Villanova Kansas Duke
10 Saint Louis Saint Louis Wisconsin
11 Cincinnati Iowa State Saint Louis
12 Louisville Cincinnati Louisville
13 San Diego State San Diego State San Diego State
14 Virginia Louisville Michigan State
15 Wisconsin Michigan Cincinnati
16 Kentucky Virginia Virginia
17 Michigan North Carolina Kentucky
18 Connecticut Michigan State Michigan
19 Iowa Ohio State Iowa
20 Oklahoma Kentucky Memphis
21 Memphis Texas Texas
22 Southern Methodist Iowa North Carolina
23 New Mexico New Mexico Connecticut
24 North Carolina Oklahoma Ohio State
25 Ohio State Southern Methodist New Mexico

Rank PenHawk mikeville sax solo
1 Florida Arizona Arizona
2 Arizona Wichita State Wichita State
3 Villanova Florida Florida
4 Syracuse Kansas Creighton
5 Kansas Villanova Syracuse
6 Duke Wisconsin Villanova
7 Louisville Creighton Kansas
8 Creighton Iowa State Wisconsin
9 Wichita State Saint Louis Duke
10 Virginia Syracuse Virginia
11 San Diego State San Diego State Saint Louis
12 Ohio State Southern Methodist Louisville
13 Kentucky Duke Michigan
14 Iowa State Michigan Michigan State
15 Wisconsin Cincinnati Iowa
16 Saint Louis Harvard San Diego State
17 Cincinnati Louisville Cincinnati
18 Michigan Stephen F Austin North Carolina
19 Pittsburgh Virginia Iowa State
20 Michigan State Michigan State Ohio State
21 UCLA UCLA UCLA
22 North Carolina New Mexico Connecticut
23 New Mexico Arizona State Kentucky
24 Oklahoma Texas Pittsburgh
25 Southern Methodist Memphis New Mexico

We are likely going to be welcoming a new voter in our poll next week.  As always, we are open to adding more voters if anyone is interested.  From the discussion the last few weeks, it doesn't look like you'll get ripped too hard (unless your name is mikeville).

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