Big Monday

– Will Rudy Gay and the Huskies hold off the Wildcats to stay at #1? : Tune in 7 p.m. ESPN

#1 U Conn VS #4 Villanova:
– These are two of the finest teams in all of basketball. U Conn reign at the top will end tonite as Villinova pulls the upset. Their guard play will be to much for the Huskies.
prediction – Villanova

Top 25

NCAA Division I: ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll

1. Connecticut (22) 22-1 759 1
Last Week: Def. Syracuse 73-50 (2/8), Def. Seton Hall 99-57 (2/11)
This Week: 2/13 at No. 4 Villanova (19-2), 2/18 at No. 11 West Virginia (18-5)

2. Duke (8) 23-1 749 2
Last Week: Def. No. 24 North Carolina 87-83 (2/7), Def. Maryland 96-88 (2/11)
This Week: 2/14 vs. Wake Forest (13-11), 2/19 vs. Miami (14-10)

3. Memphis (1) 22-2 710 3
Last Week: Def. Marshall 91-81 (2/11)
This Week: 2/14 vs. Southern Miss (8-16), 2/18 at Tulane (9-13)

4. Villanova 19-2 678 4
Last Week: Def. Saint Joseph’s 71-58 (2/7), Def. DePaul 61-51 (2/11)
This Week: 2/13 vs. No. 1 Connecticut (22-1), 2/19 vs. No. 17 Georgetown (17-5)

5. Gonzaga 20-3 632 5
Last Week: Def. St. Mary’s (CA) 62-61 (2/7), Def. Stanford 80-76 (2/11)
This Week: 2/13 at Portland (8-15), 2/18 at Loyola Marymnt (11-13)

6. Texas 21-3 627 7
Last Week: Def. Texas Tech 65-44 (2/6), Def. Nebraska 78-59 (2/11)
This Week: 2/14 vs. Baylor (2-8), 2/19 at Oklahoma State (13-11)

7. Florida 21-3 539 6
Last Week: Lost to South Carolina 71-67 (2/8), Def. LSU 71-62 (2/11)
This Week: 2/15 at Vanderbilt (13-8), 2/18 at Arkansas (16-7)

8. George Washington 20-1 534 8
Last Week: Def. Dayton 81-67 (2/8), Def. Saint Joseph’s 64-62 (2/11)
This Week: 2/15 vs. Massachusetts (10-11), 2/18 at Richmond (11-12)

9. Pittsburgh 19-3 512 13
Last Week: Def. No. 10 West Virginia 57-53 (2/9), Def. Cincinnati 89-69 (2/12)
This Week: 2/15 at Providence (11-10), 2/18 at Marquette (16-8)

10. Tennessee 18-3 504 14
Last Week: Def. Kentucky 75-67 (2/7), Def. Georgia 83-78 (2/11)
This Week: 2/15 vs. Auburn (10-11), 2/18 at Alabama (14-8)

11. West Virginia 18-5 445 10
Last Week: Lost to No. 13 Pittsburgh 57-53 (2/9), Def. No. 16 Georgetown 69-56 (2/12)
This Week: 2/14 at Seton Hall (15-7), 2/18 vs. No. 1 Connecticut (22-1)

12. Ohio State 18-3 436 17
Last Week: Def. No. 22 Michigan 94-85 (2/9), Def. No. 9 Illinois 69-53 (2/12)
This Week: 2/15 at Wisconsin (17-7), 2/18 vs. Northwestern (12-10)

13. Illinois 20-4 377 9
Last Week: Lost to No. 17 Ohio State 69-53 (2/12)
This Week: 2/15 vs. Northwestern (12-10), 2/19 vs. Indiana (13-8)

14. UCLA 20-5 348 12
Last Week: Def. Washington State 50-30 (2/9), Lost to No. 23 Washington 70-67 (2/11)
This Week: 2/19 at USC (15-9)

15. Boston College 19-5 326 18
Last Week: Def. Wake Forest 72-66 (2/8), Def. Clemson 67-61 (2/11)
This Week: 2/13 vs. Stony Brook (4-18), 2/16 vs. Miami (14-10)

16. Michigan State 18-6 301 11
Last Week: Def. Purdue 77-52 (2/8), Lost to Minnesota 69-55 (2/11)
This Week: 2/14 at No. 20 Iowa (19-6), 2/18 vs. Michigan (16-6)

17. Georgetown 17-5 269 16
Last Week: Def. St. John’s 64-41 (2/9), Lost to No. 10 West Virginia 69-56 (2/12)
This Week: 2/16 at Marquette (16-8), 2/19 at No. 4 Villanova (19-2)

18. N.C. State 19-5 260 15
Last Week: Def. Miami 86-77 (2/8), Lost to Georgia Tech 71-68 (2/12)
This Week: 2/15 vs. Florida State (15-6), 2/18 at Virginia Tech (13-11)

19. Oklahoma 16-5 239 20
Last Week: Def. Oklahoma State 73-65 (2/8), Def. Baylor 80-52 (2/11)
This Week: 2/15 at Colorado (16-5), 2/18 vs. Iowa State (14-9)

20. Iowa 19-6 205 19
Last Week: Lost to Northwestern 51-48 (2/8), Def. No. 21 Indiana 70-67 (2/11)
This Week: 2/14 vs. No. 16 Michigan State (18-6), 2/18 at Minnesota (12-9)

21. Washington 18-5 139 23
Last Week: Def. USC 87-73 (2/9), Def. No. 12 UCLA 70-67 (2/11)
This Week: 2/16 at Oregon (11-14), 2/18 at Oregon State (10-14)

22. Kansas 17-6 118 NR
Last Week: Def. Nebraska 69-48 (2/8), Def. Iowa State 88-75 (2/11)
This Week: 2/13 at Oklahoma State (13-11), 2/18 vs. Missouri (11-11)

23. North Carolina 15-6 100 24
Last Week: Lost to No. 2 Duke 87-83 (2/7), Def. Miami 80-70 (2/12)
This Week: 2/15 vs. Georgia Tech (10-12), 2/19 at Wake Forest (13-11)

24. Bucknell 20-3 50 NR
Last Week: Def. American 74-57 (2/8), Def. Holy Cross 57-52 (2/11)
This Week: 2/15 at Lafayette (10-13), 2/18 at Northern Iowa (21-5)

25. LSU 16-7 42 NR
Last Week: Def. Arkansas 78-77 (2/8), Lost to No. 6 Florida 71-62 (2/11)
This Week: 2/15 vs. Mississippi St. (12-11), 2/18 at Auburn (10-11)

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