2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Rankings - Postseason (Final) (Apr. 2)

But the Rams lost by 30 points at home to Saint Joseph's no, really and stumbled to the finish line with three losses in five games. Projected Top 10 after slew of Saturday upsets. That forced a condensed schedule in order to accommodate the earlier tourney since the Big East hosts its annual conference tournament the weekend of Selection Sunday. Busting Brackets 2 months Big East Basketball: Virginia is locked into the No. Freshmen Profiles

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Teams like Duke could be in trouble with two road losses already this season to unranked opponents. Also, North Carolina seems to be trending in the wrong direction after a loss to Virginia. There could be some surprises nearly the bottom of the rankings. Next 1 of 6 Prev post. FanSided 8 months College Basketball Rankings: Projected Top 10 after slew of Saturday upsets.

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In an excerpt from his book, Pitino: My Story, former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino details how he processed and handled the news of the escort scandal. Even casual college basketball fans may already be familiar with viral sensation Zion Williamson, but the Duke freshman is much more than just his Internet highlights.

After having two extremely surprising co-regular season winners a season ago, what's in store for the SEC in —19? After a year in which not a single Pac team notched an NCAA tournament win, can the conference bounce back? After a top-heavy year in the Big Ten, the league could be more balanced this time around.

Which teams look to be in the best position to make a leap? Which sleepers are the smartest bets this time around to cut down the nets? With the graduation of Theo Pinson, No. There's plenty of hype for Romeo Langford in Bloomington.

Can he help Archie Miller and Indiana take the next step of their rebuild? Kansas's backcourt will have an all-new look this season, but the compete game of Quentin Grimes could help keep it among the country's elite. Will that survive a close comparison against North Carolina, a team with 13 Q1 wins but twice as many losses? We'll keep X on the top line. Even though no other team comes close to those 14 Q1 wins, the Heels do have double-digit losses, including at home to Wofford, and that has to eliminate them from the top seed line, right?

Duke's chances of climbing up to the No. Michigan State, Florida and Texas, road at Clemson and at Miami , and we know how much the committee loves wins away from home. They're pretty locked into a No. With Michigan State , it's relevant to look at the selection committee's Top seeds reveal on Feb.

Purdue, but the committee only had them as the No. Since that time, they've played exactly one at-large team, and they lost to Michigan for the second time this year, by 11 points in the Big Ten Tournament. Purdue than Auburn, and they have only one non-Q1 loss at Georgia. This spot, on the No. Virginia — and seven Q2 wins. But the Wildcats are just away from home and in Q1 contests, which keeps them from the top four seed lines.

Clemson lost senior star Donte Grantham to a season-ending injury in late January; since then, the Tigers are , which is fine but not great. That, along with an record away from home, likely keeps them beyond the top four seed lines and lower than their computer metrics probably indicate.