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RCT Top 25 - Week 4 - 1/6/15

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Upset abound in the world of college basketball. With so many teams being affected, how much will the rankings actually change this week?

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There was obviously a lot of action, and lot's of upsets to go along with them.  As was predicted last week, the poll movement has started with a vengeance.  We had two teams that didn't get a single vote last week jump up into the poll this week.  In fact, there were only 5 teams that retained their spot in the poll from last week, and only 2 teams moved only a single spot.  The average movement was 3.56 spots (4.45 if you only look at those that actually moved) which means things mixed up quite a bit.

So where did everyone go?  Without further ado, I give you the ....

Rock Chalk Talk Top 25

Rank Team Points LW Change
1 Kentucky(7) 175 1 0
2 Duke 167 2 0
3 Virginia 162 3 0
4 Wisconsin 151 6 2
5 Louisville 148 4 -1
6 Arizona 137 6 0
7 Gonzaga 135 8 1
8 Villanova 127 5 -3
9 Maryland 111 13 4
10 Utah 104 12 2
11 Kansas 95 11 0
12 Oklahoma 90 15 3
13 Notre Dame 89 20 7
14 Texas 88 9 -5
15 West Virginia 78 21 6
16 Iowa State 73 10 -6
17 Wichita State 68 14 -3
18 North Carolina 50 16 -2
19 Baylor 43 22 3
20 Seton Hall 37 NR 15
20 Virginia Commonwealth 37 24 4
22 Ohio State 28 19 -3
23 St. John's 21 17 -6
24 Arkansas 18 NR 11
25 Northern Iowa 15 23 -2
Others Receiving Votes: Old Dominion 6, Colorado State 3, Iowa 3, George Washington 2, Oklahoma State 2, Florida 1
New this week: Seton Hall, Arkansas
Dropping out: Washington(17) , San Diego State(25)
Biggest Movers:
Washington -15, San Diego State -7, Iowa State -6, St. John's -6
Seton Hall +15, Arkansas +11, Notre Dame +7

And of course, here are the individual ballots.

Rank misterbrain Jim Hammen PenHawk mikeville sax solo brendandzwierzynski FLJhawk
1 Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky
2 Duke Duke Duke Duke Virginia Duke Duke
3 Virginia Virginia Virginia Virginia Duke Virginia Virginia
4 Louisville Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Louisville Louisville
5 Wisconsin Louisville Arizona Louisville Gonzaga Wisconsin Wisconsin
6 Gonzaga Arizona Louisville Arizona Louisville Arizona Gonzaga
7 Arizona Gonzaga Gonzaga Gonzaga Villanova Villanova Arizona
8 Villanova Villanova Oklahoma Villanova Arizona Maryland Villanova
9 Oklahoma Maryland Villanova Maryland Maryland Gonzaga Maryland
10 Utah Utah Notre Dame Notre Dame West Virginia Oklahoma Kansas
11 Notre Dame Texas Texas West Virginia Utah Utah Utah
12 Kansas Wichita State Kansas Utah Virginia Commonwealth Kansas Notre Dame
13 Maryland Kansas Utah Texas Texas Notre Dame Iowa State
14 Iowa State Iowa State Maryland Kansas Kansas Texas Oklahoma
15 West Virginia West Virginia North Carolina Wichita State North Carolina West Virginia Texas
16 Baylor Notre Dame Wichita State Iowa State Oklahoma Wichita State Wichita State
17 Texas North Carolina Iowa State Oklahoma Baylor Iowa State West Virginia
18 St. John's Oklahoma Ohio State Baylor Iowa State St. John's Ohio State
19 North Carolina Ohio State Virginia Commonwealth North Carolina Wichita State Baylor Seton Hall
20 Wichita State Northern Iowa Baylor Seton Hall Northern Iowa Seton Hall Arkansas
21 Seton Hall Seton Hall West Virginia Ohio State Notre Dame Ohio State North Carolina
22 Virginia Commonwealth Arkansas Seton Hall Arkansas Seton Hall Arkansas Virginia Commonwealth
23 Iowa Virginia Commonwealth Northern Iowa Virginia Commonwealth St. John's Colorado State Stanford
24 Ohio State Baylor Oklahoma State St. John's George Washington Virginia Commonwealth Old Dominion
25 Old Dominion Washington Florida Old Dominion Old Dominion Old Dominion Baylor

Where did we go wrong?  Which team was the most poorly ranked in the bunch? Let us know so we can do the same thing again and laugh at you for caring so much.

Want to join in the fun?  We still have room for voters.  Send me an email and we'll be glad to include you in our next poll.