On the College hardwood…Villanova becomes the nation’s new Number-1 ranked team bumping Kentucky off the perch after UCLA beat the Wildcats Saturday. Nova is 8-and-0 and received 57 of the 65 first place votes.
UCLA at 9-0 is up to #2….Kansas ranked third, and Baylor and Duke make up the Top-5. Kentucky drops to sixth, followed by north Carolina, Gonzaga, Indiana, and Creighton. Arizona is 20th and the Oregon Ducks 24th.
Tonight…#1 Villanova plays at La Salle. #3 Kansas is in action and 5th ranked Duke host Florida. Four games around the Pac-12 this evening with Arizona State hosting #16 Purdue, and Cal travels to Princeton, Utah hosts Utah Valley, and Arizona entertains U-C Irvine.
The Ducks and Beavers are both idle until this weekend. The Ducks host Alabama on Sunday while Oregon State greets Savannah State.