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College Basketball Rankings

The CBSSports.com Top 25 (And One) college basketball rankings are produced by college basketball insider Gary Parrish. These rankings are updated daily throughout the season.
 
CBSSports.com Top 25 (and one)
Rankings updated (12/17/2014) at 09:57 AM EST
RankTeamsCommentsLast WeekThis Week
1Kentucky
Overall: 11-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 1
Freshman Devin Booker had 15 points off the bench Saturday against North Carolina. The Wildcats are now 10-0 with 10 double-digit wins.W 56-46, Columbia
W 84-70, North Carolina
Dec. 20, UCLA
2Duke
Overall: 9-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 2
Jahlil Okafor finished with 25 points and 20 rebounds in Monday's win over Elon. Former Maryland star Joe Smith is the only other freshman in ACC history to ever record a 20-20 game. W 75-62, Elon
Dec. 18, Connecticut
3Arizona
Overall: 11-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 3
Comment: The 101 points Arizona scored Tuesday was the most the Wildcats have ever posted under Sean Miller. Freshman Stanley Johnson finished with a team-high 18 points.W 87-56, Utah Valley
W 80-53, Michigan
W 101-64, Oakland
Dec. 19, at Texas-El Paso
4Wisconsin
Overall: 10-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 4
Senior Frank Kaminsky is averaging a team-best 16.0 points and 7.6 rebounds, both of which are career-high numbers. He's also shooting a career-best 42.4 percent from 3-point range. W 93-54, at Wisconsin-Milwaukee
W 86-43, Nicholls State
5Gonzaga
Overall: 10-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 5
Kyle Wiltjer got a team-high 21 points in Monday's blowout of Texas Southern. The Zags now have a 32-game home winning streak, which ranks second nationally behind only Duke's 37-game home winning streak.W 81-66, Washington State
W 87-74, at UCLA
W 94-54, Texas Southern
Dec. 20, Cal Poly
6Louisville
Overall: 9-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 6
Montrezl Harrell grabbed 17 rebounds Sunday against UNC-Wilmington. The victory doubled as Rick Pitino's 350th win at Louisville.W 94-74, Indiana
W 68-57, NC-Wilmington
Dec. 20, at Western Kentucky
7Villanova
Overall: 10-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 7
The Wildcats are 10-0 for the second successive season. They've won nine consecutive "Big 5" games.W 73-59, Illinois
W 85-62, Temple
Dec. 20, Syracuse
8Kansas
Overall: 8-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 8
KU blew a 21-point lead Saturday before rallying to beat Utah in Kansas City. Perry Ellis led the Jayhawks with 14 points and six rebounds.W 75-70, at Georgetown
W 63-60, Utah
Dec. 20, Lafayette
9Texas
Overall: 9-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 9
Freshman Myles Turner finished with 26 points, nine rebounds and six blocks in Tuesday's win over Lipscomb. He's now averaging 12.5 points, 7.0 rebounds and 3.1 blocks.W 59-27, Texas State-San Marcos
W 106-61, Lipscomb
Dec. 20, Long Beach State
10Virginia
Overall: 9-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 10
The Cavaliers are one of only two teams ranked among the top 10 nationally in offensive efficiency and defensive efficiency. The other is Kentucky. Dec. 18, Cleveland State
Dec. 21, Harvard
11Ohio State
Overall: 9-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 11
Saturday's victory against Morehead State doubled as the 500th game of Thad Matta's career as a head coach. His all-time record is 385-115.W 97-43, High Point
W 87-71, Morehead State
W 97-55, North Carolina A&T
Dec. 20, North Carolina
12Utah
Overall: 7-2
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 12
Delon Wright had a game-high 23 points Saturday in a loss to Kansas. The senior guard is averaging 16.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game.W 65-61, at Brigham Young
L 63-60, at Kansas
Dec. 20, UNLV
13Wichita State
Overall: 8-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 13
The Shockers erased a nine-point deficit with less than six minutes to play Tuesday to avoid getting upset by Alabama. Darius Carter finished with a game-high 16 points and six rebounds.W 77-68, Seton Hall
W 77-68, at Detroit
W 53-52, Alabama
14St. John's
Overall: 8-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 14
Rysheed Jordan scored a career-high 24 points Sunday in a victory against Fordham. Shot-blocker Chris Obekpa was removed from the game after his second technical foul.W 74-52, Fairleigh Dickinson
W 74-53, Fordham
Dec. 19, St. Mary's
15Oklahoma
Overall: 7-2
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 15
Buddy Hield and Isaiah Cousins combined to make six 3-pointers in Tuesday's blowout of Oral Roberts. The win pushed the Sooners to 4-0 at home.W 87-68, at Tulsa
W 85-53, Oral Roberts
Dec. 20, Washington
16Georgetown
Overall: 6-3
Conference: 0-1
Previous: 16
The Hoyas' three losses have all come to teams (Wisconsin, Kansas and Butler) ranked ahead of them in the Top 25 (and one). D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera is averaging a team-best 13.3 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists.L 75-70, Kansas
W 76-49, Radford
Dec. 20, Charlotte
17Notre Dame
Overall: 10-1
Conference: 1-0
Previous: 17
Zach Auguste finished with 26 points and seven rebounds Saturday in a victory against Florida State. He's now averaging 15.2 points and a team-high 6.8 rebounds.W 93-67, Mount St. Mary's
W 83-63, Florida State
Dec. 20, Purdue
18Maryland
Overall: 10-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 18
Melo Trimble recorded his first double-double Saturday in a victory against USC Upstate. The freshman guard finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds.W 67-56, North Carolina Central
W 67-57, South Carolina Upstate
Dec. 21, at Oklahoma State
19Iowa State
Overall: 8-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 19
ISU opened the second half on a 21-2 run and cruised to a blowout at Iowa on Friday. The Cyclones won despite the absence of Bryce Dejean-Jones, who was serving a one-game suspension.W 73-56, UMKC
W 90-75, at Iowa
W 88-78, Southern
Dec. 20, Drake
20Washington
Overall: 9-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 20
The Huskies are 7-0 for the first time since the 2006-07 season. Their next real test will come against Oklahoma on Dec. 20.W 81-77, Eastern Washington
W 86-38, Grambling
Dec. 20, Oklahoma
21San Diego State
Overall: 7-3
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 21
SDSU trailed by five points with less than five minutes remaining but rallied late Wednesday to beat Long Beach State. Dwayne Polee finished with a team-high 16 points and five rebounds.W 60-59, Long Beach State
L 71-62, at Cincinnati
Dec. 20, Ball State
22Miami (Fla.)
Overall: 9-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 22
The Hurricanes shot 51.2 percent from the field Monday in a blowout of Savannah State. Angel Rodriguez finished with 17 points and four assists.W 70-39, Savannah State
Dec. 19, Eastern Kentucky
23Butler
Overall: 8-2
Conference: 1-0
Previous: 23
The Bulldogs shot 33.3 percent from the field in Sunday's loss at Tennessee. Their other loss this season came against Oklahoma on a neutral court.W 93-51, Kennesaw State
L 67-55, at Tennessee
Dec. 20, Indiana
24Michigan State
Overall: 8-3
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 24
The Spartans have zero losses to teams ranked lower than 17th in the Top 25 (and one). Denzel Valentine finished with 19 points in Sunday's win over Oakland.W 87-61, Oakland
W 66-46, Eastern Michigan
Dec. 20, Texas Southern
25Baylor
Overall: 9-1
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 25
The Bears held Texas A&M to zero offensive rebounds Tuesday. That's how they beat the Aggies by 14 points even though Texas A&M shot 57.9 percent from the field.W 77-63, Texas A&M
W 66-55, New Mexico State
26Colorado State
Overall: 10-0
Conference: 0-0
Previous: 26
CSU's perfect record features victories against Colorado, UTEP and Georgia State. Former Navy standout J.J. Avila is averaging a team-best 14.8 points and 7.8 rebounds for the Rams.W 62-60, at Colorado
W 88-60, ARKFTS
Dec. 19, at Denver
 
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