charlie burrus's college basketball rankings

Rankings as of January 2, 2012

Syracuse stays on top, and Ohio State slides behind Kentucky after their loss to Indiana. Michigan State and Kansas State are two of the fastest risers this week.

Rank Conference Team Record Votes Last
Week's
Rank
Last
Week's
Votes
1 Big East Syracuse 15-0 6.0311 1 5.2300
2 SEC Kentucky 13-1 5.3840 3 4.8178
3 Big 10 Ohio State 13-2 4.9215 2 5.1177
4 Big 12 Baylor 13-0 4.5094 4 4.7206
5 Big 10 Indiana 13-1 4.4071 5 4.6178
6 ACC North Carolina 13-2 4.2508 7 4.2073
7 Big 10 Michigan State 13-2 4.1132 18 2.9720
8 Big 12 Missouri 13-0 4.0915 6 4.2802
9 ACC Duke 12-1 4.0339 12 3.5090
10 Big 12 Kansas 10-3 3.7009 10 3.6098
11 Big East Georgetown 12-1 3.6229 14 3.2473
12 Big East Louisville 12-2 3.1459 8 4.0462
13 Big 12 Kansas State 11-1 3.1352 24 2.5827
14 SEC Florida 11-3 3.0965 11 3.5740
15 Mtn West UNLV 15-2 2.9859 15 3.2206
16 Big 10 Wisconsin 12-3 2.9725 9 3.8724
17 Ohio Valley Murray State 14-0 2.9106 17 2.9954
18 West Coast St Mary's 13-2 2.8028 33 2.2532
19 Missouri Val Creighton 11-2 2.7504 16 3.1224
20 West Coast Gonzaga 11-2 2.7236 29 2.2772
21 Big East Connecticut 12-1 2.6903 22 2.8425
22 ACC Virginia 12-1 2.5862 23 2.7856
23 Mtn West New Mexico 12-2 2.5582 52 1.8101
24 Atl 10 St Louis U. 12-2 2.5577 21 2.8518
25 Big East Seton Hall 12-2 2.4440 25 2.5167
26 Missouri Val Wichita State 10-3 2.4426 20 2.8642
27 SEC Alabama 10-3 2.4004 27 2.3532
28 SEC Mississippi State 13-2 2.2812 28 2.2905
29 Big East Marquette 12-2 2.2788 13 3.4637
30 Big East West Virginia 10-4 2.2257 31 2.2669
31 MAC Ohio U. 12-1 2.2091 19 2.9026
32 Pac 12 California 12-3 2.1996 32 2.2585
33 Big 10 Michigan 12-2 2.1750 45 1.9538
34 Ivy Harvard 12-1 2.1607 40 2.0442
35 Sun Belt Middle Tennessee State 13-2 2.0989 37 2.0891
36 Mtn West San Diego State 12-2 2.0934 34 2.1687
37 Pac 12 Stanford 12-2 2.0773 39 2.0547
38 Big 10 Purdue 12-3 2.0413 56 1.7592
39 SEC Vanderbilt 9-4 2.0166 60 1.6688
40 CUSA Memphis 8-5 1.9913 49 1.8372
41 ACC Virginia Tech 11-3 1.9862 53 1.7993
42 Big 12 Oklahoma 10-2 1.9835 38 2.0762
43 West Coast BYU 12-4 1.9072 30 2.2702
44 Atl 10 St Joseph's 10-4 1.8860 43 1.9995
45 Big 10 Illinois 12-3 1.8372 48 1.8509
46 CUSA Southern Miss 13-2 1.8115 44 1.9827
47 Big 10 Minnesota 12-3 1.8004 35 2.1215
48 CUSA Marshall 9-4 1.7928 26 2.4804
49 Atl 10 Dayton 10-4 1.7707 57 1.7237
50 Colonial VA Commonwealth 10-3 1.7479 63 1.6129
51 Atl Sun Belmont 9-5 1.7472 61 1.6409
52 Big 12 Texas 10-3 1.7367 59 1.6991
53 Missouri Val Missouri State 9-5 1.7256 95 1.1111
54 Big West Long Beach State 7-6 1.7198 36 2.0970
55 Atl 10 Xavier 9-4 1.7197 55 1.7634
56 Sun Belt Denver 11-3 1.6940 41 2.0089
57 SEC LSU 10-3 1.6568 46 1.8905
58 Pac 12 Arizona 10-4 1.6412 64 1.5801
59 Big 10 Northwestern 11-3 1.6324 42 2.0024
60 ACC Florida State 8-5 1.6230 50 1.8328
61 Atl 10 Temple 9-3 1.6173 58 1.7128
62 Metro Atl Iona 10-3 1.5790 47 1.8752
63 Northeast Wagner 10-3 1.5669 70 1.4367
64 Pac 12 Washington 8-5 1.5566 74 1.3133
65 Summit Oral Roberts 11-4 1.5390 71 1.3899
66 Southern Davidson 8-4 1.4852 67 1.4526
67 ACC North Carolina State 10-4 1.4841 72 1.3515
68 Big East Cincinnati 11-3 1.4777 82 1.2305
69 MAC Akron 8-6 1.4617 92 1.1256
70 Missouri Val Northern Iowa 10-4 1.4369 51 1.8190
71 MAC Kent State 9-3 1.4149 73 1.3368
72 Big 12 Iowa State 10-3 1.4018 69 1.4406
73 Horizon Cleveland State 12-3 1.3996 68 1.4519
74 Patriot Lehigh 11-4 1.3830 83 1.2058
75 Summit North Dakota State 10-3 1.3671 79 1.2738
76 Pac 12 Oregon State 10-4 1.3500 54 1.7978
77 ACC Univ. of Miami 8-4 1.3148 85 1.1959
78 Big East Pittsburgh 11-4 1.3049 62 1.6256
79 WAC New Mexico State 9-5 1.2701 66 1.4617
80 Summit South Dakota State 12-4 1.2697 88 1.1591
81 Southern Coll of Charleston 10-3 1.2677 65 1.5395
82 SEC Arkansas 10-3 1.2576 94 1.1125
83 WAC Utah State 8-6 1.2344 81 1.2453
84 Mtn West Wyoming 12-2 1.2104 76 1.2885
85 CUSA Central Florida 10-3 1.1948 80 1.2567
86 Atl 10 St Bonaventure 7-5 1.1621 89 1.1483
87 MAC Buffalo 6-4 1.1573 91 1.1282
88 Big East Villanova 7-7 1.1397 84 1.2050
89 SEC Mississippi 9-4 1.1384 78 1.2748
90 Missouri Val Indiana State 10-3 1.1383 75 1.3023
91 Atl 10 Massachusetts 11-3 1.1373 110 0.9927
92 Atl 10 La Salle 10-4 1.1234 97 1.0949
93 WAC Nevada 10-3 1.1234 87 1.1601
94 Pac 12 Washington State 9-5 1.1087 93 1.1202
95 Mtn West Colorado State 9-4 1.1026 109 1.0036
96 Big 10 Iowa 9-6 1.1009 170 0.7160
97 Pac 12 Oregon 10-4 1.0851 103 1.0404
98 Big East Notre Dame 9-5 1.0822 122 0.9017
99 Horizon Butler 8-7 1.0778 111 0.9868
100 Atl 10 Duquesne 9-5 1.0748 120 0.9170
101 Missouri Val Illinois State 9-4 1.0681 104 1.0375
102 Horizon Wisconsin Milwaukee 10-5 1.0601 90 1.1367
103 Mtn West Boise State 10-4 1.0551 105 1.0332
104 Big 12 Oklahoma State 7-6 1.0534 119 0.9206
105 Southland Lamar 9-5 1.0495 77 1.2782
106 Southland Texas Arlington 7-5 1.0273 112 0.9760
107 Colonial George Mason 9-4 1.0217 156 0.7663
108 Big West Cal Poly 9-4 1.0210 99 1.0550
109 Big East Rutgers 8-6 1.0155 178 0.6711
110 Northeast Robert Morris 10-4 1.0113 96 1.1044
111 CUSA Tulsa 7-7 0.9881 137 0.8370
112 Big 10 Nebraska 8-5 0.9859 86 1.1929
113 SEC Georgia 9-5 0.9852 106 1.0244
114 Missouri Val Drake 8-5 0.9830 127 0.8734
115 Atl Sun Mercer 9-6 0.9781 101 1.0538
116 CUSA Tulane 12-2 0.9727 113 0.9747
117 Colonial Georgia State 9-3 0.9724 123 0.9014
118 Pac 12 USC 5-10 0.9634 117 0.9294
119 Atl 10 Charlotte 7-5 0.9580 98 1.0936
120 Metro Atl Fairfield 8-6 0.9566 100 1.0547
121 Big East South Florida 8-7 0.9481 128 0.8690
122 ACC Georgia Tech 7-6 0.9408 102 1.0523
123 ACC Wake Forest 9-4 0.9355 121 0.9148
124 Colonial Drexel 8-4 0.9342 154 0.7768
125 Missouri Val Evansville 7-5 0.9239 188 0.6266
126 Big West UC Santa Barbara 5-5 0.9173 118 0.9229
127 Metro Atl Loyola-Maryland 9-3 0.9155 157 0.7643
128 Big East Providence 11-4 0.9094 108 1.0090
129 Big East DePaul 9-4 0.9008 107 1.0152
130 CUSA UTEP 7-7 0.8970 130 0.8656
131 West Coast Santa Clara 8-5 0.8954 159 0.7603
132 SEC South Carolina 7-6 0.8948 138 0.8369
133 CUSA Houston 8-5 0.8897 125 0.8847
134 Colonial Old Dominion 6-7 0.8811 160 0.7597
135 Pac 12 UCLA 7-7 0.8736 147 0.8039
136 Summit Western Illinois 6-5 0.8689 115 0.9460
137 Pac 12 Colorado 9-4 0.8684 129 0.8657
138 Horizon Valparaiso 9-6 0.8681 134 0.8486
139 CUSA East Carolina 9-4 0.8680 145 0.8136
140 Patriot Bucknell 9-6 0.8660 136 0.8473
141 Atl 10 Richmond 9-6 0.8656 153 0.7779
142 Ivy Princeton 8-7 0.8465 193 0.6052
143 SEC Tennessee 6-6 0.8394 132 0.8604
144 Big South Charleston Southern 9-4 0.8387 133 0.8504
145 ACC Clemson 8-6 0.8295 148 0.7990
146 Big South Coastal Carolina 10-3 0.8241 140 0.8347
147 Big East St John's 7-6 0.8239 192 0.6091
148 Mtn West Air Force 7-4 0.8170 144 0.8155
149 Big Sky Weber State 10-3 0.8163 158 0.7631
150 WAC Idaho 7-7 0.8161 114 0.9583
151 Southland Texas San Antonio 7-6 0.8153 141 0.8324
152 CUSA Alabama Birmingham 5-7 0.8153 155 0.7751
153 Sun Belt South Alabama 8-4 0.8137 116 0.9302
154 Mtn West TCU 8-5 0.8079 124 0.8976
155 ACC Maryland 9-3 0.8078 175 0.6975
156 West Coast Loyola Marymount 8-6 0.7942 151 0.7910
157 MAC Ball State 7-4 0.7937 163 0.7461
158 MEAC Norfolk State 10-5 0.7923 131 0.8625
159 Ivy Yale 8-4 0.7656 139 0.8367
160 Colonial Hofstra 6-7 0.7646 187 0.6271
161 SEC Auburn 9-3 0.7533 149 0.7969
162 MAC Bowling Green 6-7 0.7532 150 0.7925
163 Big Sky Montana 9-5 0.7530 161 0.7583
164 Metro Atl Manhattan 9-5 0.7529 182 0.6529
165 Big 12 Texas A&M 9-3 0.7520 165 0.7351
166 Ivy Columbia 8-5 0.7506 126 0.8803
167 WAC Hawaii 8-6 0.7437 213 0.5552
168 MAC Miami U. 4-7 0.7426 168 0.7278
169 Big West CSU Fullerton 9-3 0.7342 146 0.8116
170 Big 10 Penn State 8-7 0.7179 162 0.7469
171 Pac 12 Arizona State 4-9 0.7071 171 0.7137
172 Big South UNC Asheville 7-6 0.6978 135 0.8476
173 Colonial Delaware 5-6 0.6953 180 0.6650
174 Horizon Detroit 7-9 0.6896 181 0.6580
175 Big Sky Eastern Washington 7-7 0.6865 186 0.6331
176 Big South Campbell 8-6 0.6841 189 0.6171
177 West Coast San Francisco 9-6 0.6814 142 0.8321
178 Summit IUPUI 7-8 0.6794 191 0.6121
179 CUSA Rice 9-5 0.6758 164 0.7405
180 Ivy Pennsylvania 6-8 0.6714 177 0.6808
181 MAC Western Michigan 5-8 0.6704 176 0.6860
182 MEAC Morgan State 2-8 0.6665 143 0.8186
183 Atl Sun SC-Upstate 8-6 0.6612 172 0.7123
184 Horizon Youngstown State 7-6 0.6523 235 0.4755
185 Sun Belt Florida Atlantic 4-10 0.6505 174 0.7064
186 Summit Oakland 8-8 0.6485 152 0.7821
187 WAC Fresno State 6-8 0.6480 194 0.6030
188 Northeast Long Island 8-6 0.6464 184 0.6391
189 Patriot American 8-6 0.6421 169 0.7262
190 Horizon Wisconsin Green Bay 6-8 0.6405 167 0.7301
191 Northeast Quinnipiac 8-5 0.6389 204 0.5873
192 Atl Sun Florida Gulf Coast 5-7 0.6385 196 0.6016
193 CUSA SMU 8-5 0.6382 201 0.5923
194 Sun Belt Arkansas Little Rock 5-10 0.6303 260 0.3940
195 Horizon Wright State 8-8 0.6294 199 0.5929
196 Amer E Vermont 6-8 0.6234 183 0.6437
197 Colonial UNC Wilmington 4-7 0.6184 197 0.5946
198 Sun Belt Arkansas State 7-8 0.6141 166 0.7308
199 Big South Presbyterian 7-6 0.6138 185 0.6388
200 Amer E Stony Brook 5-6 0.6099 210 0.5683
201 Big 12 Texas Tech 7-5 0.6074 216 0.5353
202 Sun Belt Louisiana-Lafayette 7-8 0.6061 208 0.5774
203 Atl 10 George Washington 5-8 0.6034 202 0.5909
204 Atl Sun East Tennessee State 5-7 0.5998 179 0.6663
205 Atl Sun North Florida 7-7 0.5899 205 0.5859
206 West Coast Pepperdine 7-6 0.5877 217 0.5299
207 Colonial James Madison 7-4 0.5842 173 0.7093
208 MEAC North Carolina Central 7-7 0.5806 207 0.5813
209 Ohio Valley Tennessee State 8-7 0.5758 195 0.6027
210 Ivy Cornell 4-8 0.5746 190 0.6125
211 Ohio Valley Tennessee Tech 9-6 0.5715 211 0.5643
212 MAC Toledo 7-6 0.5624 209 0.5757
213 Ohio Valley Eastern Kentucky 9-6 0.5570 226 0.5074
214 Patriot Holy Cross 6-7 0.5566 198 0.5943
215 Sun Belt Florida International 4-10 0.5472 266 0.3849
216 Southern Western Carolina 7-7 0.5424 224 0.5093
217 Atl Sun Lipscomb 6-8 0.5364 219 0.5204
218 Sun Belt North Texas 8-7 0.5353 231 0.4909
219 Southern Elon 7-5 0.5307 227 0.5074
220 Southern Wofford 7-6 0.5286 200 0.5926
221 Southern Chattanooga 5-8 0.5266 240 0.4615
222 Amer E Maine 6-5 0.5198 203 0.5877
223 Missouri Val Bradley 5-9 0.5120 215 0.5460
224 Sun Belt Western Kentucky 5-10 0.5086 206 0.5834
225 Amer E Albany 8-6 0.5060 220 0.5181
226 Metro Atl Siena 5-7 0.4985 264 0.3867
227 NCAA-I-Indep. CSU Bakersfield 7-7 0.4944 212 0.5586
228 Horizon Illinois-Chicago 5-9 0.4933 236 0.4749
229 MAC Central Michigan 5-8 0.4907 223 0.5148
230 Big South High Point 4-8 0.4812 228 0.5039
231 Ohio Valley Austin Peay 3-12 0.4807 225 0.5083
232 Atl 10 Fordham 6-6 0.4798 279 0.3578
233 Big South Gardner-Webb 7-8 0.4764 238 0.4632
234 Ohio Valley Morehead State 7-8 0.4736 234 0.4769
235 Amer E Boston Univ. 4-10 0.4710 229 0.4967
236 Summit Southern Utah 7-6 0.4699 268 0.3792
237 Big Sky Northern Colorado 4-8 0.4693 230 0.4964
238 Metro Atl Marist 6-7 0.4640 284 0.3494
239 Northeast Sacred Heart 7-8 0.4625 262 0.3916
240 Southland Northwestern State 7-7 0.4619 243 0.4582
241 Great West North Dakota 5-8 0.4619 237 0.4651
242 Colonial Northeastern 4-7 0.4619 283 0.3510
243 Missouri Val Southern Illinois 4-9 0.4614 301 0.3113
244 WAC Louisiana Tech 8-7 0.4584 250 0.4318
245 Southern Appalachian State 5-7 0.4576 222 0.5175
246 WAC San Jose State 6-8 0.4571 271 0.3749
247 Southern Furman 6-7 0.4520 218 0.5219
248 Big West UC Riverside 6-7 0.4478 280 0.3562
249 Ohio Valley Eastern Illinois 6-6 0.4468 221 0.5177
250 Big Sky Portland State 6-8 0.4407 214 0.5522
251 Southland Stephen F. Austin 6-7 0.4402 255 0.4067
252 MEAC Savannah State 5-8 0.4372 248 0.4408
253 Big West Pacific 4-7 0.4371 249 0.4378
254 ACC Boston College 5-8 0.4323 245 0.4456
255 MAC Eastern Michigan 5-9 0.4309 254 0.4091
256 Sun Belt Troy 5-8 0.4275 233 0.4807
257 Ohio Valley SE Missouri State 6-7 0.4237 265 0.3864
258 Northeast Central Conn. State 5-7 0.4219 239 0.4620
259 Summit UMKC 7-9 0.4194 241 0.4608
260 Patriot Lafayette 5-8 0.4159 259 0.3965
261 Atl Sun Stetson 4-8 0.4146 247 0.4432
262 NCAA-I-Indep. Seattle U. 3-9 0.4136 244 0.4540
263 Metro Atl Niagara 5-9 0.4081 270 0.3757
264 Amer E New Hampshire 5-6 0.4053 242 0.4585
265 MEAC Coppin State 5-8 0.4053 252 0.4273
266 Northeast St Francis NY 4-9 0.4052 257 0.3991
267 Horizon Loyola-Chicago 5-9 0.4048 232 0.4868
268 MEAC Howard 4-11 0.4024 256 0.4024
269 Atl 10 Rhode Island 2-12 0.3984 300 0.3128
270 Summit IPFW 7-6 0.3908 246 0.4445
271 Big West UC Irvine 4-9 0.3888 263 0.3891
272 Southland Texas St-San Marcos 7-6 0.3859 251 0.4290
273 Metro Atl St Peter's 2-11 0.3840 272 0.3742
274 Great West Utah Valley State 7-9 0.3803 253 0.4111
275 Southern Georgia Southern 3-8 0.3785 278 0.3595
276 Big South Winthrop 4-10 0.3691 269 0.3772
277 Southland SE Louisiana State 5-6 0.3685 275 0.3661
278 Big South VMI 6-7 0.3665 298 0.3186
279 Great West Houston Baptist 5-8 0.3655 261 0.3919
280 SWAC Mississippi Valley State 1-11 0.3653 290 0.3372
281 Southern Samford 3-9 0.3628 258 0.3972
282 Atl Sun Kennesaw State 3-10 0.3585 308 0.2878
283 MEAC Bethune-Cookman 4-10 0.3554 281 0.3557
284 Big Sky Montana State 6-7 0.3539 291 0.3350
285 Atl Sun Jacksonville FL 2-10 0.3505 277 0.3629
286 West Coast San Diego 5-8 0.3475 267 0.3820
287 Southland TAMU Corpus Christi 1-11 0.3472 286 0.3470
288 SWAC Jackson State 2-10 0.3468 289 0.3380
289 West Coast Portland 3-11 0.3447 282 0.3540
290 MEAC Hampton 5-9 0.3435 296 0.3220
291 SWAC Prairie View A&M 4-9 0.3406 285 0.3476
292 Ohio Valley Jacksonville State 5-10 0.3383 273 0.3736
293 Big Sky Sacramento State 5-8 0.3312 276 0.3646
294 MEAC North Carolina A&T 4-11 0.3289 302 0.3064
295 Southland McNeese State 4-8 0.3250 303 0.3007
296 Southland Sam Houston State 5-8 0.3235 312 0.2805
297 Big Sky Idaho State 2-10 0.3214 295 0.3274
298 SWAC Texas Southern 1-11 0.3176 287 0.3444
299 Big Sky Northern Arizona 5-9 0.3155 294 0.3282
300 Patriot Army 6-8 0.3083 317 0.2711
301 Summit South Dakota 5-8 0.3070 288 0.3438
302 Patriot Colgate 5-8 0.3028 297 0.3199
303 MEAC Delaware State 4-8 0.2973 305 0.2930
304 Big South Radford 3-12 0.2967 307 0.2907
305 Ohio Valley Tennessee Martin 3-13 0.2954 274 0.3682
306 MEAC South Carolina State 4-9 0.2926 292 0.3342
307 Southland Central Arkansas 5-7 0.2894 306 0.2921
308 Great West New Jersey Tech 5-7 0.2878 323 0.2499
309 Northeast St Francis PA 3-10 0.2877 304 0.3003
310 Patriot Navy 3-11 0.2840 314 0.2778
311 NCAA-I-Indep. Longwood 4-10 0.2834 293 0.3309
312 Ohio Valley SIU-Edwardsville 4-7 0.2817 338 0.1760
313 Ivy Dartmouth 3-11 0.2816 313 0.2786
314 Great West Texas Pan American 4-12 0.2803 299 0.3144
315 Southern UNC Greensboro 2-12 0.2747 315 0.2730
316 Big South Liberty 5-10 0.2723 321 0.2566
317 Sun Belt Louisiana-Monroe 1-14 0.2690 309 0.2846
318 Metro Atl Rider 3-11 0.2683 311 0.2819
319 Big West CSU Northridge 3-8 0.2654 319 0.2662
320 Northeast Mt. St Mary's 2-11 0.2637 329 0.2164
321 Southland Nicholls State 4-8 0.2624 316 0.2715
322 Colonial Towson 0-13 0.2556 341 0.1677
323 MEAC MD-Eastern Shore 3-10 0.2508 324 0.2489
324 Metro Atl Canisius 3-10 0.2483 310 0.2823
325 SWAC Arkansas Pine Bluff 1-12 0.2394 325 0.2439
326 SWAC Alabama A&M 2-7 0.2365 318 0.2700
327 NCAA-I-Indep. Nebraska Omaha 6-10 0.2335 320 0.2607
328 Ivy Brown 5-9 0.2312 328 0.2289
329 SWAC Alabama State 3-9 0.2288 330 0.2157
330 Northeast Fairleigh Dickinson 1-10 0.2233 322 0.2541
331 Northeast Monmouth 2-12 0.2193 339 0.1733
332 Colonial William & Mary 2-11 0.2190 333 0.1945
333 SWAC Alcorn State 3-9 0.2189 327 0.2315
334 Southern The Citadel 2-10 0.2061 326 0.2389
335 Big West UC Davis 1-12 0.2051 340 0.1691
336 Northeast Bryant 1-12 0.2031 332 0.2050
337 Amer E MD-Baltimore County 1-11 0.2012 331 0.2053
338 MAC Northern Illinois 0-11 0.1876 337 0.1830
339 Pac 12 Utah 3-10 0.1821 334 0.1945
340 SWAC Southern 4-9 0.1811 336 0.1883
341 Great West Chicago State 0-14 0.1773 335 0.1931
342 Amer E Hartford 0-12 0.1697 342 0.1579
343 MEAC Florida A&M 2-12 0.1487 343 0.1503
344 Amer E Binghamton 0-12 0.1286 344 0.1316
345 SWAC Grambling State 0-10 0.1012 345 0.0917