Indiana Hoosiers coach Tom Crean high fives the fans after the game against the Purdue Boilermakers at Assembly Hall. Indiana defeats Purdue 83-55. (Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports)
ESPN has released it’s NCAA Basketball Power Rankings for Week 16 of the 2013 season. For the first time in a long time, the top spot was retained as No. 1 Indiana held serve.
No. 2 Miami also retained its hold on the second spot after pulling off a 45-43 win over Clemson on Sunday.
Fellow Sunshine State team Florida surged up to No. 3 after putting together impressive back-to-back wins.
No. 4 Gonzaga and No. 5 Michigan State round out the top five.
Following is the complete top 25 most powerful teams, according to ESPN. Sound off in the comments below on whether or not you agree with the rankings.
- Indiana Hoosiers
- Miami Hurricanes
- Florida Gators
- Gonzaga Bulldogs
- Michigan State Spartans
- Michigan Wolverines
- Duke Blue Devils
- Syracuse Orange
- Louisville Cardinals
- Kansas Jayhawks
- Georgetown Hoyas
- Oklahoma State Cowboys
- Kansas State Wildcats
- Marquette Golden Eagles
- Arizona Wildcats
- Wisconsin Badgers
- New Mexico Lobos
- Butler Bulldogs
- Pittsburgh Panthers
- Colorado State Rams
- Ohio State Buckeyes
- VCU Rams
- Memphis Tigers
- Oregon Ducks
- Saint Louis Billikiens
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