Rk. Team (Rec.) Comment 1. GEORGIA TECH (11-0) Still our pick, but North Carolina test awaits shortly. 2. CONNECTICUT (8-1) Emeka Okafor, Ben Gordon might be lottery picks. 3. DUKE (8-1) Blue Devils made short work of Longhorns. 4. STANFORD (8-0) A whole lotta Matt Lottich -- 34 points -- defeated Gonzaga. 5. WAKE FOREST (7-0) Freshman point guard Chris Paul leads nation in steals. 6. NORTH CAROLINA (6-1) Triple-overtime loss to Wake Forest was a heck of a game. 7. KENTUCKY (7-0) Wildcats' Battle of the Bluegrass vs. Louisville is Saturday. 8. ARIZONA (6-1) Addition of Serbian player Ivan Radenovic a sizable (6-10) plus. 9. OKLAHOMA (8-0) Undefeated Sooners get warning from football team: Watch K-State. 10. ST. JOSEPH'S (8-0) Jameer Nelson saved the day in close call against California. 11. GONZAGA (7-2) Zags' loss to Stanford was no disgrace. 12. MISSOURI (4-2) Tigers fell to Illinois in a key game Tuesday. 13. TEXAS (5-2) Duke decked Texas. 14. KANSAS (6-2) A loss to Stanford was OK, but to Nevada? 15. LOUISVILLE (6-1) Big opportunity ahead at Kentucky on Saturday. 16. FLORIDA (7-2) David Lee's 12-for-12 game was truly impressive. 17. MARYLAND (7-2) Other ACC teams are overshadowing the Terrapins. 18. CINCINNATI (7-0) Bearcats forced Dayton into 28 turnovers. 19. SYRACUSE (5-1) Hakim Warrick is one of the most athletic players in the country. 20. WISCONSIN (7-1) Badgers just might win the Big Ten title again. 21. ILLINOIS (7-2) Edged Missouri in Bragging Rights game. 22. MARQUETTE (8-2) Lost Wisconsin state championship to school from Madison. 23. PITTSBURGH (11-0) Panthers handed Florida State its first loss. 24. VANDERBILT (9-0) SEC's sleeper team still hasn't lost a game. 25. PURDUE (8-2) Loss to Southern Methodist leaves Boilermakers on the brink.