Kansas jumps to No. 1 in Top 25 (and one) after beating Oklahoma

CBS Sports Daily Top 25 (and one) Rankings Rank Teams Comments 1 Kansas
Overall: 21-4
Conference: 9-3
Previous: 5 The Jayhawks’ resume features five top-25 RPI wins, nine top-50 RPI wins and just one loss outside of the top 25 of the RPI. They’re undefeated at Allen Fieldhouse – where they’ve beaten Oklahoma, West Virginia, Texas as Kentucky. 2 Oklahoma
Overall: 20-4
Conference: 8-4
Previous: 1 The Sooners own four top-25 RPI wins, seven top-50 RPI wins and just one loss outside of the top 25. Half of their losses have come to Kansas – and by a total of seven points. 3 Villanova
Overall: 22-3
Conference: 12-1
Previous: 2 The Wildcats have four top-50 RPI wins and just one loss outside of the top 25 of the RPI. They’ve won five straight since losing at home to Providence. 4 Iowa
Overall: 19-5
Conference: 10-2
Previous: 3 The Hawkeyes trailed by as many as 16 points in Thursday’s loss at Indiana. Their resume features six top-50 RPI wins, and all five of their losses are to schools that are expected to make the NCAA Tournament. 5 West Virginia
Overall: 20-5
Conference: 9-3
Previous: 7 The Mountaineers have five top-50 RPI wins and just one loss to a team currently unranked in the Top 25 (and one). They’ve won three of their past four games with the lone loss in that stretch coming at Kansas. 6 Virginia
Overall: 20-5
Conference: 9-4
Previous: 6 The Cavaliers have eight top-50 RPI wins to help offset four losses to unranked opponents. They won seven straight games before losing at Duke at the buzzer. 7 Maryland
Overall: 22-4
Conference: 10-3
Previous: 4 The Terrapins’ had their 27-game winning streak at home snapped Saturday by Wisconsin. Still, their resume features five top-50 RPI wins and only two losses to currently unranked teams. 8 North Carolina
Overall: 20-4
Conference: 9-2
Previous: 8 The Tar Heels have dropped two of their past three but still have a one-game lead in the ACC standings. Only one of their four losses is to a team with a sub-30 RPI. 9 Michigan State
Overall: 20-5
Conference: 7-5
Previous: 9 The Spartans have five top-50 RPI wins and just two sub-50 losses. They’ve beaten Kansas, Maryland, Louisville, Florida, Providence and Michigan. 10 Xavier
Overall: 22-3
Conference: 10-3
Previous: 10 The Musketeers have won six of their past seven games – most recently at Butler. The lone loss in that stretch is a road loss to a Creighton team that’s currently on a three-game winning streak. 11 Iowa State
Overall: 18-7
Conference: 7-5
Previous: 11 The Cyclones’ win over Texas was their seventh top-50 RPI victory. Their lone loss outside of the top 50 came nearly two months ago – to Northern Iowa on a neutral court. 12 Miami
Overall: 19-4
Conference: 8-3
Previous: 12 The Hurricanes have won three straight since losing at North Carolina State. Their resume features seven top-50 RPI wins, including victories over Notre Dame, Utah and Duke. 13 Notre Dame
Overall: 18-7
Conference: 9-4
Previous: 22 The Irish have four top-50 RPI wins and zero losses outside of the top 50. They’ve beaten Iowa, North Carolina, Duke and Louisville. 14 Louisville
Overall: 19-6
Conference: 8-4
Previous: 14 The Cardinals are 1-2 since the school announced a self-imposed postseason ban. But the losses are both road losses to schools currently ranked ahead of them in the Top 25 (and one). 15 Purdue
Overall: 20-6
Conference: 8-5
Previous: 15 The Boilermakers own five top-50 RPI wins and just two losses outside of the top 50. They’ve beaten Michigan State, Florida, Pittsburgh, Wisconsin, Michigan and Vanderbilt. 16 Dayton
Overall: 21-3
Conference: 11-1
Previous: 16 The Flyers have won nine straight since losing at La Salle. They are alone atop the Atlantic 10 standings and in possession of non-league wins over Iowa, Monmouth and Alabama. 17 Oregon
Overall: 20-6
Conference: 9-4
Previous: 13 The Ducks have lost two straight since seemingly taking control of the Pac-12 race. Their resume features eight top-50 RPI wins and three sub-50 losses. 18 Texas
Overall: 16-9
Conference: 7-5
Previous: 18 The Longhorns have won four of their past six games with the lone losses in that stretch coming at Oklahoma and at Iowa State. Their resume features five top-50 RPI wins and just two sub-50 losses. 19 Kentucky
Overall: 19-6
Conference: 9-3
Previous: NR The Wildcats now have five top-50 RPI wins to help offset a resume that also features five losses to schools ranked outside of the top 70 of the RPI. UK owns double-digit road wins at South Carolina and Alabama. 20 Duke
Overall: 19-6
Conference: 8-4
Previous: 23 The Blue Devils have three top-50 RPI wins and just one loss outside of the top 50. They’ve recorded victories over Virginia and Louisville in the past week. 21 Southern California
Overall: 18-6
Conference: 7-4
Previous: 19 The Trojans have won three of their past four games by double-digits. Their resume features wins over Arizona, Monmouth, Wichita State and Yale. 22 Utah
Overall: 18-7
Conference: 7-5
Previous: 21 The Utes’ resume features six top-50 RPI wins and just one loss outside of the top 50. They’ve only lost once at home – last month to Oregon. 23 SMU
Overall: 21-3
Conference: 9-3
Previous: 26 The Mustangs have three top-50 RPI wins and two sub-50 losses. Their resume features victories over Colorado, Tulsa, Michigan, Gonzaga, Yale and Cincinnati. 24 Indiana
Overall: 20-5
Conference: 10-2
Previous: NR The Hoosiers have four top-50 RPI wins and three sub-50 losses. They’ve beaten Iowa, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Michigan, IPFW and Creighton. 25 Arizona
Overall: 20-5
Conference: 8-4
Previous: NR The Wildcats’ only top-50 RPI win is last month’s win over Oregon State. Still, they’re on a four-game winning streak, and they’ve only lost to one school that’s currently outside of the top 50. 26 Baylor
Overall: 18-7
Conference: 7-5
Previous: 17 The Bears have dropped three of their past four games since beating Georgia. Their resume features two top-50 RPI wins and zero losses outside of the top 50.

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