Top 25 College Basketball Rankings | Marquette Sneaks In


With college basketball continuing to move forward, there have been upsets, blowouts and rivalries reunited. With an uptick in COVID-19 cases around the country, many schools have put their basketball program on pause. If you are new to reading college basketball articles here at FlurrySports, I will be posting college basketball rankings every week, with headlines and games to watch for the upcoming week.

With that being said, let’s take a look at this week’s top 25 college basketball rankings and what to watch for this week.
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Top 25 College Basketball Rankings

  • Auburn (18-1, 7-0)
  • Gonzaga (15-2, 4-0)
  • Kansas (16-2, 5-1)
  • Baylor (17-2, 5-2)
  • Arizona (16-1, 6-0)
  • Michigan State (15-3, 6-1)
  • Purdue (16-3, 5-3)
  • Houston (17-2, 6-0)
  • Wisconsin (15-3, 6-2)
  • Kentucky (15-4, 5-2)
  • UCLA (13-2, 5-1)
  • Texas Tech (15-4, 5-2)
  • Villanova (14-5, 7-2)
  • LSU (15-4, 3-4)
  • Duke (15-3, 5-2)
  • USC (16-2, 6-2)
  • Ohio State (12-4, 5-2)
  • Providence (16-2, 6-1)
  • BYU (17-4, 5-1)
  • Xavier (14-4, 4-3)
  • Marquette (14-6, 6-3)
  • Connecticut (13-4, 4-2)
  • Iowa State (14-5, 2-5)
  • Tennessee (13-5, 4-3)
  • Davidson (16-2, 6-0)

College Basketball News | Top 25 Headlines

Purdue holds off Illinois, 96-88 in double overtime.

Kansas survives a Big 12 scare from Oklahoma, 67-64.

Ohio State destroys IUPUI, 83-37.

Florida State takes down Duke in a huge ACC matchup in overtime, 79-78.

Texas Tech adds to their impressive resume with a win over Iowa State.

Alabama gets their season back on track, taking down LSU.

Marquette adds to their six-game conference win streak with wins over Xavier and Villanova.

Purdue goes down to in-state rival Indiana in one of the best games of the year.

USC holds on against Colorado, winning 61-58.

Michigan State fends off Wisconsin’s fierce comeback in a huge Big 10 matchup.

Auburn adds a win over Kentucky to their dominant resume.

TCU beats Iowa State, 59-44.

Tennessee takes down LSU, 64-50.

Top 25 Games to Watch This Week

Monday, January 24

Texas Tech vs. Kansas
USC vs. Arizona State

Tuesday, January 25

Villanova vs. DePaul
Duke vs. Clemson
Michigan State vs. Illinois
Baylor vs. Kansas State
Connecticut vs. Georgetown
Auburn vs. Missouri
Kentucky vs. Mississippi State
Arizona vs. UCLA

Wednesday, January 26

Tennessee vs. Florida
Xavier vs. Providence
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State
LSU vs. Texas A&M

Thursday, January 27

Wisconsin vs. Nebraska
Ohio State vs. Minnesota
UCLA vs. California
Purdue vs. Iowa
Gonzaga vs. Loyola Marymount
USC vs. Stanford

Friday, January 28

No Top-25 Games

Saturday, January 29

Duke vs. Louisville
Michigan State vs. Michigan
Iowa State vs. Missouri
Auburn vs. Oklahoma
Xavier vs. Creighton
Arizona vs. Arizona State
Baylor vs. Alabama
Villanova vs. St. John’s
Providence vs. Marquette
Texas Tech vs. Mississippi State
Kansas vs. Kentucky
Connecticut vs. DePaul
USC vs. California
Tennessee vs. Texas
Houston vs. UCF
Gonzaga vs. Portland
UCLA vs. Stanford

Sunday, January 30

Purdue vs. Ohio State
Wisconsin vs. Minnesota

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