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Check out our ranking below:
1. Kansas: 33-6 under Bill Self against Big 12 opponents at home in games decided by five points or less or in overtime.
2. Purdue: Fletcher Loyer is 15/30 from three-point range in his last four games.
3. Alabama: Has won his last six games with an average of 22.4 points.
4. Houston: Four of his next six games will be away.
5. Gonzaga: Malachi Smith had seven three-pointers in Saturday’s win over Portland.
6. UCLA: Allowed just a 51.5 point average in back-to-back wins over Utah and Colorado.
7. Texas: Sir’Jabari Rice is one of the top reserves in the country.
8. Tennessee: Julian Phillips attempted just two shots in Saturday’s loss to Kentucky.
9. Xavier: Souley Boum looks like the Big East player of the year.
10.Arizona: Already has three losses in the Pac-12 game.
11. State of Kansas: Tuesday’s game against Kansas is Jerome Tang’s biggest to date.
12. Virginia: Has held two consecutive opponents to 58 points.
13. UConn: Lost four of their last five games.
14. State of Iowa: Gabe Kalscheur plays the best basketball of his career.
15. TCU: Jamie Dixon’s best team since Pitt was the 1st seed in the 2011 NCAA tournament.
16.Miami: Shot and lost 57 percent from the field at NC State on Saturday.
17 Providence: Ed Croswell has 52 rebounds in his last five games.
18. Markette: Five defeats came together to 20 points.
19. Charleston: Officially at large.
20. Baylor: Jalen Bridges has hit double digits in four of his last five games.
21. Maroon: Wendell Green plays offensively.
22. Rutgers: Just one game behind Purdue in the Big Ten standings.
23. Clemson: Brad Brownell is the early favorite for ACC Coach of the Year.
24. New Mexico: Saturday’s win at San Diego State will travel through selection Sunday.
25. Florida Atlantic: Dusty May has electrified Boca Raton.
26. Duke: Only plays against Miami on Saturday.
27.Wisconsin: Gotta make Tyler Wahl sane.
28. NC state: Look like an NCAA tournament team.
29. Northwest: Boo Buie is just 2-14 from three-point range in his last three games.
30. Missouri: Lost three of their last four games.
31. State of Michigan: Host Purdue on Monday afternoon.
32. North Carolina: D’Marco Dunn is a key figure to watch as we move forward.
33. Saint Mary: Could push Gonzaga for a regular-season WCC title.
34. San Diego State: Darrion Trammel is just 4-16 off the field in his last three games.
35. Illinois: The division of roles is improving.
36. Indiana: Miller Kopp hasn’t scored a double-digit goal since December 20.
37. Arizona State: Incredibly selfless.
38. Creighton: You won’t want to see this team on a neutral pitch.
39. Arkansas: Dropped 97 points in Saturday’s loss to Vanderbilt.
40.Pennsylvania: Made 18 three-pointers against Indiana last week.
41. Iowa: Payton Sandfort has a new life.
42. Pit: Nike Sibande has scored in double digits in three of their last four games.
43. Maryland: Never really threatened Iowa Sunday in Iowa City.
44. Ohio State: 10-7.
45. Memphis: Kendric Davis continues to play like an All-American.
Jon Rothstein is a college basketball insider for CBS sports since 2010 and since 2016 staff member of the CBS Broadcast Network. He joined fan duel in 2022 as Content Creator. Rothstein also hosts the College Hoops Today Podcast about Compass Media Networks.