Final 2018 men’s D1 basketball team rankings

Here are my final 2018 composite Markov chain rankings as of April 3, 2018.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Villanova
2 Duke
3 Virginia
4 Kansas
5 Michigan
6 Cincinnati
7 Purdue
8 Michigan St
9 Xavier
10 Gonzaga
11 West Virginia
12 North Carolina
13 Texas Tech
14 Kentucky
15 Tennessee
16 Clemson
17 Nevada
18 Houston
19 Loyola-Chicago
20 Arizona
21 Ohio St
22 Auburn
23 Penn St
24 Wichita St
25 Kansas St

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, March 11, 2018 (Selection Sunday!)

Here are my composite Markov chain rankings for March 11, 2018.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Villanova
2 Virginia
3 Cincinnati
4 Purdue
5 Kansas
6 Michigan St
7 Duke
8 Gonzaga
9 North Carolina
10 Xavier
11 Michigan
12 West Virginia
13 Arizona
14 Houston
15 Wichita St
16 Tennessee
17 Auburn
18 Nevada
19 Texas Tech
20 Kentucky
21 St Marys CA
22 Clemson
23 Ohio St
24 USC
25 Loyola-Chicago
26 TCU
27 Rhode Island
28 Arkansas
29 New Mexico St
30 Seton Hall
31 Kansas St
32 Texas A&M
33 Virginia Tech
34 Florida
35 Louisville
36 Butler
37 Buffalo
38 Penn St
39 UCLA
40 Miami FL
41 Arizona St
42 WKU
43 Creighton
44 Oregon
45 S Dakota St
46 BYU
47 St Bonaventure
48 San Diego St
49 Vermont
50 ULL

Here are the B1G teams, ranked. I have four teams in the top 25. Wisconsin id not finish in the top 100.

4 Purdue
6 Michigan St
11 Michigan
23 Ohio St
38 Penn St
70 Nebraska
73 Maryland
105 Wisconsin
116 Indiana
126 Iowa
128 Minnesota
129 Northwestern
148 Rutgers
155 Illinois

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, March 5, 2018

Here are my composite Markov chain rankings for March 5, 2018.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Villanova
2 Virginia
3 Purdue
4 Michigan St
5 Duke
6 Cincinnati
7 Michigan
8 Xavier
9 Kansas
10 Auburn
11 Gonzaga
12 Wichita St
13 North Carolina
14 West Virginia
15 Nevada
16 Ohio St
17 Texas Tech
18 St Marys CA
19 TCU
20 Arizona
21 Houston
22 Tennessee
23 Clemson
24 Loyola-Chicago
25 Seton Hall

Here are the B1G teams, ranked. I have three teams in the top 10. Unfortunately, none of them is Wisconsin :(

3 Purdue
4 Michigan St
7 Michigan
16 Ohio St
35 Penn St
58 Nebraska
63 Maryland
92 Wisconsin
109 Indiana
114 Iowa
120 Minnesota
126 Northwestern
139 Rutgers
147 Illinois

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, February 19, 2018

I am way overdue with my men’s college basketball rankings. This year, I am reporting composite Markov chain rankings, which combines my rankings with a Markov chain. Here are this week’s rankings.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Villanova
2 Michigan St
3 Virginia
4 Purdue
5 Cincinnati
6 Kansas
7 Duke
8 Auburn
9 Xavier
10 Texas Tech
11 North Carolina
12 Gonzaga
13 St Marys CA
14 Wichita St
15 Nevada
16 Ohio St
17 West Virginia
18 Clemson
19 Houston
20 Arizona
21 Michigan
22 TCU
23 Arizona St
24 USC
25 Tennessee

Here are the B1G teams, ranked. Four are in the top 25. I’m sad to report that Wisconsin is not ranked in the top 100.

2 Michigan St
4 Purdue
16 Ohio St
21 Michigan
28 Maryland
37 Penn St
55 Nebraska
81 Indiana
94 Northwestern
95 Minnesota
104 Wisconsin
120 Iowa
134 Illinois
149 Rutgers

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings: Final 2017 rankings

Here are my final men’s college basketball rankings.  These are final after all games have been finished. I posted the full ranking under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab. I’m happy to say that Wisconsin has re-entered the top 25!

1 North Carolina
2 Gonzaga
3 Kentucky
4 Kansas
5 Villanova
6 Duke
7 Oregon
8 West Virginia
9 Florida
10 Arizona
11 UCLA
12 Wisconsin
13 Michigan
14 Purdue
15 Iowa St
16 Baylor
17 Cincinnati
18 Louisville
19 Notre Dame
20 Florida St
21 Xavier
22 Virginia
23 South Carolina
24 Butler
25 TCU

Here are the B1G teams, ranked. On Wisconsin!

12 Wisconsin
13 Michigan
14 Purdue
32 Northwestern
35 Minnesota
36 Michigan St
48 Indiana
49 Maryland
54 Illinois
61 Iowa
81 Ohio St
87 Penn St
113 Nebraska
115 Rutgers

 

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings on Selection Sunday, March 12, 2017

Here are my Selection Sunday rankings.  These are final after all games have been finished. I posted the full ranking under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab. I’m happy to say that Wisconsin has re-entered the top 25!

  1. Gonzaga
  2. Villanova
  3. Kentucky
  4. SMU
  5. Wichita St
  6. Arizona
  7. UCLA
  8. Duke
  9. Cincinnati
  10. Oregon
  11. MTSU
  12. North Carolina
  13. St Marys CA
  14. West Virginia
  15. Kansas
  16. Nevada
  17. Purdue
  18. Vermont
  19. UNC Wilmington
  20. Michigan
  21. Florida St
  22. VA Commonwealth
  23. Notre Dame
  24. Bucknell
  25. Wisconsin

Here are the final B1G rankings:

17 Purdue
20 Michigan
25 Wisconsin
41 Northwestern
43 Minnesota
54 Maryland
78 Indiana
87 Michigan St
121 Iowa
130 Illinois
141 Ohio St
176 Penn St
187 Rutgers
242 Nebraska

 

 

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, March 6, 2017

Here are this week’s rankings.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Gonzaga
2 Villanova
3 UCLA
4 Wichita St
5 Kansas
6 Kentucky
7 SMU
8 Cincinnati
9 Purdue
10 North Carolina
11 Oregon
12 Arizona
13 St Marys CA
14 West Virginia
15 Florida
16 MTSU
17 Baylor
18 Florida St
19 Louisville
20 Monmouth NJ
21 Duke
22 UNC Wilmington
23 VA Commonwealth
24 Butler
25 Vermont

Here are the B1G teams, ranked.

9 Purdue
30 Wisconsin
37 Maryland
39 Minnesota
43 Michigan
45 Northwestern
85 Indiana
93 Iowa
94 Michigan St
106 Illinois
114 Ohio St
182 Penn St
202 Rutgers
230 Nebraska

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, February 27, 2017

Here are this week’s rankings.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Gonzaga
2 Villanova
3 UCLA
4 Kansas
5 North Carolina
6 Oregon
7 Wichita St
8 Kentucky
9 Arizona
10 St Marys CA
11 SMU
12 Cincinnati
13 Purdue
14 West Virginia
15 Florida
16 Butler
17 Florida St
18 Louisville
19 MTSU
20 Duke
21 Monmouth NJ
22 Baylor
23 Vermont
24 VA Commonwealth
25 UNC Wilmington
26 Notre Dame
27 Wisconsin

Here are the B1G teams, ranked.

13 Purdue
27 Wisconsin
34 Minnesota
41 Maryland
44 Northwestern
46 Michigan
80 Michigan St
88 Indiana
101 Illinois
109 Iowa
112 Ohio St
164 Penn St
203 Rutgers
216 Nebraska

 

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, February 20, 2017

Here are this week’s rankings.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

  1. Gonzaga
  2. Villanova
  3. UCLA
  4. Kansas
  5. SMU
  6. Arizona
  7. North Carolina
  8. Purdue
  9. Oregon
  10. Kentucky
  11. Cincinnati
  12. Wichita St
  13. St Marys CA
  14. Florida
  15. Duke
  16. West Virginia
  17. MTSU
  18. Louisville
  19. Baylor
  20. Wisconsin
  21. VA Commonwealth
  22. Butler
  23. Florida St
  24. Notre Dame
  25. Creighton

Here are the B1G teams, ranked.

8 Purdue
20 Wisconsin
29 Maryland
35 Northwestern
40 Minnesota
53 Michigan
86 Indiana
101 Michigan St
106 Ohio St
120 Illinois
133 Iowa
152 Penn St
184 Rutgers
196 Nebraska

 

 

NCAA men’s Division I basketball rankings, February 13, 2017

Here are this week’s rankings.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

  1. Gonzaga
  2. Villanova
  3. UCLA
  4. Kansas
  5. SMU
  6. Arizona
  7. Florida St
  8. Cincinnati
  9. Baylor
  10. Kentucky
  11. North Carolina
  12. Purdue
  13. Wichita St
  14. West Virginia
  15. Oregon
  16. St Marys CA
  17. Florida
  18. Duke
  19. MTSU
  20. Wisconsin
  21. Louisville
  22. Vermont
  23. Creighton
  24. Virginia
  25. VA Commonwealth

Here are the B1G teams, ranked.

12 Purdue
20 Wisconsin
31 Maryland
32 Northwestern
43 Minnesota
54 Michigan
69 Indiana
82 Ohio St
97 Michigan St
100 Iowa
112 Illinois
115 Penn St
167 Rutgers
230 Nebraska