NCAA Basketball Rankings – 2/20/2012

Rankings as of 4:14pm on 2/20/2012.  Sagarin Ratings for games though 2/19/2012.

Previous rankings are here.

Syracuse, Kentucky, and Missouri remain atop the rankings.  Ohio State drops 2 spots after losing to Michigan this past week knocking them out of the top 5, while Duke and Michigan State both move up one spot rounding out the top 5.  Indiana is the weeks biggest loser, falling 4 spots to number 16 after a 12 point loss at a barely above .500 Iowa team.  Florida St. moves up 10 spots to number 22 and sits in a three way tie for first in the ACC.  Murray State moves up 7 spots to number 19 and back into the top 25 after it’s bracket buster win over St. Mary’s-CA.  Two teams make their season debut in the top 25: Vanderbilt and Saint Louis at 24 and 25, respectively.  Saint Louis joins fellow Atlantic 10 team Temple in the top 25 as the league now sports two top 25 teams.  The Mountain West is moving in the opposite direction as UNLV and San Diego State have fallen out of the top 25 in recent weeks leaving only one team, New Mexico, to represent to MWC.

Breakdown by conference: 3, 4, 5, 3, 0, 3, 1, 2, 4

ACC Big East Big Ten Big 12 Pac 12 SEC MWC MVC Other

Team Rank Change Record AP Sagarin
Syracuse 1 27-1 2
Kentucky 2 26-1 1 1
Missouri 3 25-2 3 7
Duke 4 ↑1 23-4 5 9
Michigan St.  5 ↑1 22-5 6 5
Ohio St.  6 ↓2 22-5 8 2
Kansas 7 ↑1 22-5 4 3
Marquette 8 ↑1 22-5 10 15
North Carolina 9 ↑1 23-4 7 6
Baylor 10 ↓3 22-5 13 14
Wichita St. 11 ↑2 24-4 19 10
Georgetown 12 ↑3 20-5 9 12
Louisville 13 ↑1 21-6 17 18
Wisconsin 14 ↓3 20-7 16 8
Michigan 15 ↑1 20-7 11 22
Indiana 16 ↓4 20-7 23  11
Creighton 17 ↑2 23-5 26 27
Florida 18 ↑4 21-6 12 13
Murray St. 19 ↑7 26-1 14 47
Temple 20 ↑3 21-5  22 32
New Mexico 21 ↑4 22-4 18 16
Florida St. 22 ↑10 19-7 15 21
Gonzaga 23 ↓2 21-5 27 30
Vanderbilt 24 ↑5 19-8 31 28 
Saint Louis 25 ↑5 22-5 29 17

26-35: Virginia, St. Mary’s-CA, UNLV, Notre Dame, Southern Miss, California, San Diego St., BYU, Alabama, Memphis

BCS: My offer still stands…….if you want to contact me you can send me a tweet @StatsInTheWild.

Cheers.

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Posted on February 20, 2012, in Basketball, College, College Basketball, NCAA, Sports. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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