Power Rankings: ‘Nova still at No. 1
Published on Wednesday, 2/22/17, at 2:19 p.m. Eastern.
These rankings were posted going into (before) Wednesday’s results. They don’t reflect how the Selection Committee should seed teams come Selection Sunday. The rankings are based on who I would make favored over whom on a neutral court today.
Just missed: Southern Cal, Miami, Iowa St., Dayton and South Carolina.
On the Rise: Oklahoma St., Florida and Duke.
Fading Fast: Virginia, Baylor and South Carolina.
Mid-Majors to Watch (I don’t consider Gonzaga, St. Mary’s, BYU or Wichita St. mid-majors these days): UT-Arlington, UNC-Wilmington, Middle Tennessee, Monmouth and Vermont.