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Chris Dufresne's top 25 rankings

Rankings and comments:

March 04, 2009|Chris Dufresne

Chris Dufresne's rankings and comments:

Rk.; Team (Rec.);Comment (last week)

1 CONNECTICUT

27-2 Calhoun named spokesman for new charity: "March of Not One Dime." (1)

2 OKLAHOMA

26-3 Griffin inspires Rankman to dive over couch in pursuit of potato chip. (3)

3 MEMPHIS

26-3 If Calipari isn't coach of the year, well, then some other coach will be. (4)

4 N. CAROLINA

25-3 Post-it reminder note for Saturday on Roy's refrigerator: Beat Duke...again. (4)

5 PITTSBURGH

26-3 Getting past the Sweat 16 this year will be 1% work and 99% perspiration. (2)

6 LOUISVILLE

23-5 Pitino reportedly wore all-white suit to pay homage to Kentucky's Col. Sanders. (7)

7 DUKE

25-5updated Coach K's team has only an outside shot of winning this year's title. (9)

8 MICHIGAN

STATE 24-5UPDATED Next time at Indiana: try the Bloomington onions appetizer at Outback. (10)

9 KANSAS

24-5 Coach lost 83% of last year's scoring and 51% of his 401k. (14)

10 WAKE FOREST

23-5updated This week's Wake comment rejected by standards and practices. (15)

11 VILLANOVA

24-6 Very thankful for Monday win in Notre Dame's rejoice Center. (8)

12 MARQUETTE

23-6 Coach promises there will be no Marquit in this team. (12)

13 GONZAGA

24-5updated Zags recently completed undefeated season in the West Coasted Conference. (17).

14 MISSOURI

24-5 Posted second-worst loss of week (25 points at Kansas) behind AIG ($61 billion). (7).

15 LOUISIANA

ST. 25-4 For Lent, last week, gave up losing to Florida and Kentucky. (23)

16 WASHINGTON

23-7UPDATEd Playful jokes told around town are sometimes called space needles. (20)

17 XAVIER

23-5 Rankman thinks school ready to bolt Atlantic 10 for Ocean's 11. (16)

18 ARIZONA

STATE 21-7 Limped home from Washington smelling like smoked salmon. (11)

19 CLEMSON

23-6UPDATED Tigers tumbling from highly ranked to highly rank. (13)

20 UCLA

22-7 Howland hopes stimulus package includes building new road to Final Four. (22)

21 ILLINOIS

23-7 The "PC" term for team's scoring woes is "points impaired." (18)

22 PURDUE

22-7 Hummel is best player in country playing with a cracked L-5 vertebra. (19)

23 BUTLER

25-4 Springsteen remakes hit song for league tourney: "Come on up for Horizon." (21)

24 SYRACUSE

22-8updated Weather Channel's odds of team winning NCAA title: snowball's chance in hell. (NR)

25 FLORIDA STATE

22-8updated Twenty-third victory will match number of football wins the last three years. (NR)

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