Xavier jumps to No. 4, Villanova slips to No. 3 in Top 25 (and one)

CBS Sports Daily Top 25 (and one) Rankings Rank Teams Comments 1 Kansas
Overall: 24-4
Conference: 12-3
Previous: 1 The Jayhawks’ resume now features six top-­25 RPI wins, 10 top-­50 RPI wins and just one loss to a currently unranked school. They’re one win away from securing at least a share of their 12th straight Big 12 title. 2 Oklahoma
Overall: 22-5
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 3 The Sooners’ resume features eight top-40 RPI wins and only one loss to a school currently unranked in the Top 25 (and one). They have seven wins over schools also ranked in the Top 25 (and one) – most notably a neutral-court win over Villanova. 3 Villanova
Overall: 24-4
Conference: 13-2
Previous: 2 The Wildcats’ had their seven-game winning streak snapped Wednesday at Xavier. Their resume still features six top-50 RPI wins and only one loss outside of the top 10. 4 Xavier
Overall: 25-3
Conference: 13-3
Previous: 7 The Musketeers’ resume features seven top-50 RPI victories – among them wins over Villanova, Dayton and USC. They’re one game back of Villanova in the loss column of the Big East standings. 5 Virginia
Overall: 21-6
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 4 The Cavaliers haven’t lost to a currently unranked team in more than a month. Their past two losses are road losses to Duke and Miami by a total of four points. 6 Michigan State
Overall: 23-5
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 6 The Spartans made 14 3­-pointers in Tuesday’s win at Ohio State. They’ve won seven of their past eight games and now own seven top-­50 RPI victories, including wins over Kansas, Maryland, Louisville and Indiana. 7 Louisville
Overall: 22-6
Conference: 11-4
Previous: 8 The Cardinals have added three top-60 RPI wins since their administration banned them from the postseason. They’ve only lost once all season to a school currently ranked outside of the top 20 of the Top 25 (and one). 8 West Virginia
Overall: 21-7
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 9 The Mountaineers snapped their two-game losing streak Monday with a double-digit win over Iowa State. Their resume now features five top-25 RPI wins and zero losses outside of the top 35. 9 Oregon
Overall: 22-6
Conference: 11-4
Previous: 10 The Ducks own eight top-50 RPI wins and just three losses outside of the top 35. They’re now all alone atop the Pac-12 standings – one game ahead of Utah and Arizona. 10 Duke
Overall: 20-7
Conference: 9-5
Previous: 11 The Blue Devils had their five-game winning streak snapped Saturday at Louisville. Their resume features wins over Virginia, North Carolina, Louisville and Indiana. 11 North Carolina
Overall: 23-5
Conference: 12-3
Previous: 12 The Tar Heels have 23 wins but just three against top-50 RPI schools. They’re still alone atop the ACC standings – one game ahead of Miami and Louisville. 12 Miami (Fla.)
Overall: 22-5
Conference: 11-4
Previous: 13 The Hurricanes have won six of their past seven since losing at North Carolina State. Their only loss in that stretch is last weekend’s loss at North Carolina. 13 Iowa
Overall: 20-7
Conference: 11-4
Previous: 5 The Hawkeyes have lost three of their past four with the only win in that stretch coming against Minnesota. They’re one game behind Indiana in the Big Ten standings. 14 Baylor
Overall: 20-8
Conference: 9-6
Previous: 14 The Bears were up at the half Tuesday before losing to Kansas. Their resume features four top­-25 RPI wins and zero losses to schools currently unranked in the Top 25 (and one). 15 Iowa State
Overall: 19-9
Conference: 8-7
Previous: 15 Iowa State’s resume features five top-25 RPI wins and just one sub-25 loss. The Cyclones own wins over Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Texas, Texas Tech, Colorado and Cincinnati. 16 Maryland
Overall: 23-5
Conference: 11-4
Previous: 16 The Terrapins snapped their two-game losing streak Sunday at Michigan. The only other nationally ranked teams they’ve beaten are Iowa and Purdue. 17 Purdue
Overall: 21-7
Conference: 9-6
Previous: 17 The Boilermakers have dropped three of their last five games. But all three losses were road games — specifically at Maryland, at Michigan and at Indiana. 18 Notre Dame
Overall: 19-8
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 18 The Irish have won four of five since losing at Miami. They’re 4-2 against the top 25 of the RPI with wins over North Carolina, Duke, Louisville and Iowa. 19 Utah
Overall: 21-7
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 19 The Utes’ resume features seven top-50 wins and just one loss outside of the top 50. They own victories over Duke, Texas Tech and California. 20 Texas
Overall: 18-10
Conference: 9-6
Previous: 20 A win at Kansas State on Monday pushed the Longhorns into sole possession of fifth in the Big 12 standings. UT’s resume features six top-25 RPI wins. 21 Kentucky
Overall: 21-7
Conference: 11-4
Previous: 21 The Wildcats’ resume features six top­-50 RPI wins and five losses to schools ranked 70th­-or-­lower in the Top 25 (and one). They’ve won five of their past six games with the lone loss in that stretch coming at Texas A&M. 22 Indiana
Overall: 22-6
Conference: 12-3
Previous: 23 The Hoosiers are now 16-0 at home this season thanks to Saturday’s win over Purdue. They are tied with Iowa in the loss column atop the Big Ten standings. 23 Arizona
Overall: 22-6
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 22 The Wildcats’ loss at Colorado late Wednesday kept them stuck on just two top-50 RPI wins. They’re now tied with Utah for second in the Pac-12 standings. 24 Texas Tech
Overall: 18-9
Conference: 8-7
Previous: 24 The Red Raiders have won five straight games to move above .500 in the Big 12. Their resume features six top-­50 RPI wins and only two losses to schools currently unranked in the Top 25 (and one). 25 California
Overall: 19-8
Conference: 9-5
Previous: 25 The Bears have won five straight since losing at Colorado. They now have five top-50 RPI wins and just two sub-50 losses. 26 Texas A&M
Overall: 21-7
Conference: 10-5
Previous: 26 The Aggies have won three straight since losing at LSU. They own five top-50 RPI wins, and they’re one game behind Kentucky in the SEC standings.

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