clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

1/14: BTPowerhouse Top 25 Poll: Illinois Enters The Fray

See how the Big Ten stacks up against the rest of the country.

NCAA Basketball: Purdue at Illinois Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

The topsy turvy college basketball season continued this week with much of the BTPowerhouse Top 25’s middle dropping one or multiple games. The Big Ten’s overall depth has hurt the conference in the poll with many of the teams in the middle dropping due to tough conference road games.

Entered Poll

Seton Hall
Illinois
Arkansas

Dropped Out

Virginia
Arizona
Texas Tech

Biggest Rises

Wichita State +8
Dayton +7
San Diego State +7
West Virginia +7
Villanova +4

Biggest Falls

Ohio State -13
Penn State -10
Virginia -8
Michigan -4
Michigan State -4

1/27: BTPowerhouse Top 25 Poll

Rank Team Last Week's Ranking This Week
Rank Team Last Week's Ranking This Week
1 Baylor (17-1) 1 1/29 at Iowa State, 2/1 TCU
2 Gonzaga (21-1) 2 1/30 at Santa Clara, 2/1 at San Francisco
3 Kansas (16-3) 3 1/27 at Oklahoma State, 2/1 Texas Tech
4 Louisville (17-3) 5 1/29 at Boston College, 2/1 at NC State
5 Villanova (16-3) 6 1/28 at St. John's, 2/1 Creighton
6 Florida State (17-2) 4 1/28 at Virginia, 2/1 at Virginia Tech
7 San Diego State (21-0) 8 1/29 at New Mexico, 2/1 Utah State
8 Dayton (18-2) 7 1/29 at Duquesne, 2/1 Fordham
9 Oregon (17-4) 10 1/30 at California, 2/1 at Stanford
10 Kentucky (15-4) 11 1/29 Vanderbilt, 2/1 at Kentucky
11 Duke (16-3) 12 1/28 Pittsburgh, 2/1 at Syracuse
12 Michigan State (15-5) 9 1/29 Northwestern, 2/1 at Wisconsin
13 Seton Hall (15-4) 16 1/29 DePaul, 2/1 Xavier
14 Auburn (15-2) 14 1/28 at Ole Miss, 2/1 Kentucky
15 Maryland (16-4) 17 1/30 Iowa
16 West Virginia (16-3) 18 1/29 at Texas Tech, 2/1 Kansas State
17 Illinois (15-5) 20 1/30 Minnesota, 2/2 at Iowa
18 Butler (16-4) 15 1/28 at Georgetown, 2/1 Providence
19 Iowa (14-5) 22 1/27 Wisconsin, 1/30 at Maryland
20 Houston (16-4) 21 1/29 at East Carolina, 2/1 at Cincinnati
21 Colorado (16-4) 23 1/30 at UCLA, 2/1 at USC
22 Arizona (13-6) 19 1/30 at Washington, 2/1 at Washington State
23 Penn State (14-5) 25 1/29 Indiana, 2/1 at Nebraska
24 LSU (15-4) NR 1/29 Alabama, 2/1 Ole Miss
25 Rutgers (15-5) 24 1/28 Purdue, 2/1 Michigan (neutral)