Shannon Ryan's Top 25

Syracuse moves up to No. 1 as Kansas, Kentucky, Purdue lose over weekend

March 02, 2010

Records, stats through Sunday (rank last week)

1. Syracuse 27-2 (4): Also No. 1 in AP poll for the first time since 1989-90 season.

2. Kansas 27-2 (1): Jayhawks have lost only three times in last 30 Big 12 games.

3. Kentucky 27-2 (2): Tennessee held Wildcats to a season-low 35 percent shooting.

4. Kansas State 24-4 (6): Wildcats' recent quality wins make them jump Duke in rankings.

5. Duke 25-4 (5): ACC title is on the line against Maryland on Wednesday.

6. Ohio State 23-7 (9): Buckeyes are in the Big Ten lead.

7. Purdue 24-4 (3): Without injured Robbie Hummel, the Boilermakers are 0-1.

8. New Mexico 27-3 (11): Darington Hobson's 11th double-double helps beat BYU.

9. Villanova 23-5 (7): Wildcats have lost three of their last four.

10. West Virginia 22-6 (8): Regular season ends uphill - vs. Georgetown, at Villanova.

11. Michigan State 22-7 (13): Raymar Morgan's double-double helped beat Purdue.

12. Vanderbilt 22-6 (15): Vandy is 5-2 vs. top-50 RPI teams.

13. Tennessee 21-7 (16): Vols have won 11 of 12 against ranked foes at home.

14. Butler 26-4 (17): Nation's longest win streak of 18 games belongs to Bulldogs.

15. BYU 26-4 (14): With limited minutes from ailing Jimmer Fredette, loses to New Mexico.

16. Pittsburgh 22-7 (12): Last two games at home against Providence, Rutgers look winnable.

17. Georgetown 19-8 (13): Allowed Notre Dame to shoot 71 percent in second half of loss.

18. Wisconsin 21-7 (19): A big season finale comes against Illinois.

19. Gonzaga 24-5 (22): Bulldogs secured 10th straight WCC regular-season title.

20. Temple 24-5 (21): The Big Five title belongs to Owls. Will the A-10 title?

21. Baylor 22-6 (25): Had its first win at Oklahoma since 1977.

22. Texas A&M 20-8 (20): Aggies are in third-place tie with Baylor in

Big 12.

23. Texas 22-7 (18): Guard J'Covan Brown considered day-to-day with a neck injury.

24. Maryland 21-7 (24): Greivis Vasquez scored a career-high 41 in OT win over Virginia Tech.

25. Oklahoma State 20-8 (NR): Cowboys knocked off a No. 1 team for first time since 1989.

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