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Seed Rank Team Conf Record RPI SOS T-50 Comment AQ
11 Villanova BIGE 21-3 2 6 4-3 One of four teams to rank inside top-25 in off/def efficiency.
2 Oklahoma BIG12 20-3 1 10 6-2 Buddy buckets. Hield's clutch 3 cooled hot 'Horns.
3 Virginia ACC 20-4 6 23 8-2 Projected auto ACC rep. That happens, a sure No. 1.
4 Iowa BIG10 19-5 7 13 6-5 Locked in three-way tie atop Big Ten after IU loss.
25 Kansas BIG12 20-4 4 3 8-3 22 made FTs, 7 threes overcame 15 TOs vs. WVU.
6 Oregon PAC12 20-5 3 1 9-3 Bear mauling equal to 'Revenant.' Cal couldn't miss.
7 Maryland BIG10 22-3 5 29 3-2 Despite frigid Trimble, pulled away from Purdue. Quality W.
8 N. Carolina ACC 20-4 10 57 3-3 BC pushed Heels to bitter end. Yes, 7-win BC. Yikes.
39 Xavier BIGE 21-3 8 42 4-1 Defense unraveling. Dribble penetration killed it at Creigh.
10 Michigan St. BIG10 20-5 17 61 5-3 Erased 20-point deficit at Purdue, but feel just short.
11 Miami (FL) ACC 19-4 11 35 7-1 Closer to ACC top. Rodriguez 17 pts, 8 dimes vs. Pit.
12 West Virginia BIG12 19-5 9 17 5-5 Depth, relentlessness on D flat out wear down teams.
413 Purdue BIG10 20-5 18 61 3-3 Absorbed Sparty's comeback effort. Davis money from 3.
14 Kentucky SEC 18-6 16 36 4-1 Extended home W streak to 34 with triumph over GA.
15 Dayton ATL10 21-3 12 51 5-2 Home Cooke-in'. Junior scored 46 pts last two games.
16 USC PAC12 18-6 25 52 3-4 High-flying club that can fill it up in spurts, good on D.
517 Iowa St. BIG12 17-7 15 7 6-6 Win one. Lose one. Story of road in brutal Big 12.
18 Duke ACC 18-6 19 24 2-5 Zone, man ... doesn't matter. D will lead to demise.
19 Utah PAC12 18-7 14 10 6-6 Experience trumped youth in dispatching of Washington.
20 Arizona PAC12 20-5 30 90 1-4 Solid road win at Wash. Anderson money down stretch.
621 Notre Dame ACC 17-7 22 21 3-7 Auguste, Colson total 28 pts, 15 rebs at Clemson.
22 Texas A&M SEC 18-6 22 42 4-3 Was in driver's seat for SEC title. Plummeting due to D.
23 Texas BIG12 16-8 20 4 5-5 Near stunner in Norman. Will be difficult March matchup.
24 Baylor BIG12 18-6 26 34 2-6 No Gathers at K-State, but shot 48.9% en route to W.
725 Indiana BIG10 20-5 34 117 2-1 Jumped over first hurdle vs. Iowa. More ahead.
26 Wichita St. MVC 18-6 35 97 1-4 Cruising through MVC routinely winning by 20+.
27 Pittsburgh ACC 17-6 39 47 3-4 May slide further. No. 324 non-conf SOS a hinderance.
28 Providence BIGE 18-7 38 54 2-3 Tumbling. Dropped third straight in 2OT L at Marq.
829 South Carolina SEC 21-3 21 126 3-1 Humungous W at TAMU what doctor ordered. Need more.
30 California PAC12 16-8 31 19 4-6 Fired on every cylinder imaginable in slaughter of Ore.
31 Syracuse ACC 17-8 36 32 6-4 Winners in seven of last eight. Zone really clicking.
32 Florida SEC 16-8 24 12 2-6 Only true road wins this year: at Navy, at Ole Miss.
933 Colorado PAC12 18-7 28 38 3-6 King's heroics helped Buffs avoid nasty L to Wazzu.
34 Oregon St. PAC12 15-8 32 9 6-5 Impressive 6-5 T50 record, no bad Ls have Beavs UP.
35 Connecticut AAC 17-7 48 67 1-3 Dumped at Temple. Blew 12-point lead with 7:48 to go.
36 Michigan BIG10 18-7 61 79 2-7 Continue to sag on D, may miss field -- 160+ D eff.
1037 VCU ATL10 17-7 55 77 2-3 Horrible loss at 200+ UMass bad, very, very bad.
38 Seton Hall BIGE 17-7 51 69 2-4 Bit by desperate Butler at home. Still in good shape.
39 S. Diego St. MWEST 18-7 45 55 1-3 Stout D, rebounding masked horrific offensive flaws.
40 Valparaiso HORIZ 21-4 47 186 1-1 Nation's top-ranked team in D efficiency. Tough draw.
1141 Gonzaga WCC 20-5 59 124 1-2 Sabonis taken next step. A menace in paint on both ends.
42 Washington PAC12 15-9 62 26 3-6 Buried by Utah's 16-4 run late in second half. Sliding.
43 Florida St. ACC 16-8 43 61 2-6 Flattened by 'Cuse. In danger zone. Miami game needed.
44 Cincinnati AAC 18-7 66 104 3-3 Slipped at Memphis, but remain sound, tough on D.
45 Butler BIGE 17-7 56 92 1-5 Scored second top-50 win at Seton Hall. Work to do.
1246 St. Joseph's ATL10 20-4 27 75 1-3 9-0 in true road games, including toppling of GW.
47 Wisconsin BIG10 15-9 58 16 3-4 'Cuse, Temple Ws look better and better. Big week ahead.
48 LSU SEC 15-9 78 71 2-4 Crawl back into picture, for now. Must knock off TAMU.
49 Monmouth MAAC 21-5 33 146 2-2 Most entertaining, possibly most dangerous little guy.
50 AR Little Rock SBELT 21-3 65 265 2-1 Trojans lull foes to sleep with slow play, staunch D.
1351 Chattanooga SOUTH 22-4 40 182 1-1 Running away with SoCon thanks to Tuoyo, McLean.
52 S. Dakota St. SUMM 19-6 49 145 0-1 Battle with IPFW Feb. 18 may determine conf. champ.
53 Akron MIDAM 20-4 40 169 0-1 Zippity doo da from three -- 44.5% of pts from downtown.
54 UAB CUSA 21-4 101 311 0-0 Core from last year's RD1 winner in place. Watch out.
1455 N.C. Wilmington COLN 19-5 75 196 0-0 Monster win on road at Hofstra. C.J. Bryce chipped in 24.
56 Yale IVY 16-5 67 175 0-3 Swishing Sherrod -- 30-straight buckets set NCAA record.
57 Stony Brook AEAST 21-4 64 236 0-1 PF Warney finalist for Karl Malone Award. Mauler in post.
58 Hawaii BIGW 19-3 84 216 0-2 Tenacious team on D. Clash with UC-Irvine Feb. 11 looms.
1559 Belmont OVC 18-8 89 197 1-1 'Other' Bruins hope to make field for 8th time L10 years.
60 North Florida ATSUN 18-9 159 305 0-2 Pro prospects Beech, Moore inside/outside dynamos.
61 S.F. Austin SLAND 17-5 133 314 0-1 Victorious in 27 of last 28 regular season conf. games.
62 N. Mex. St. WAC 17-8 124 188 0-1 Performance at Wichita Feb. 15 to determine viability.
1663 Weber St. BSKY 17-7 156 303 1-1 Bolomboy's paint presence why 'Cats excel inside arc.
64 N.C. Asheville BSOU 17-9 158 269 0-1 Stunned G'Town in Dec. Strech well -- 29.5 3PT% D.
65 Bucknell PATR 13-11 193 234 0-0 Not Bison teams of yesteryear, but hurt teams at FT line.
66 Wagner NEAST 15-9 211 340 0-1 NEC logjammed but best team on paper in the league.
67 Hampton MEAC 14-9 188 319 0-2 YARRRR!!! Pirates could punch ticket for 4th time since '06.
68 Texas Southern SWAC 10-12 233 324 0-2 Former IU HC Mike Davis has Tigers poised to dance again.

On the Bubble: Geo. Wash. (18-6), Alabama (14-9), Creighton (16-9), Temple (15-8), St. Mary's (19-4), Vanderbilt (14-10), Clemson (14-10)

Conference Breakdown: America East (1), American Athletic (2), Atlantic 10 (3), Atlantic Coast (8), Atlantic Sun (1), Big 12 (6), Big East (5), Big Sky (1), Big South (1), Big Ten (7), Big West (1), Colonial Athletic (1), Conference USA (1), Horizon League (1), Ivy League (1), Metro Atlantic Athletic (1), Mid-American (1), Mid-Eastern (1), Missouri Valley (1), Mountain West (1), Northeast (1), Ohio Valley (1), Pac-12 (8), Patriot League (1), Southeastern (5), Southern (1), Southland (1), Southwestern Athletic (1), Summit (1), Sun Belt (1), West Coast (1), Western Athletic (1)

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