Top 25 : CAPSULES AND RANKINGS

Times Staff Writer

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Team (Record) Comment 1. Kansas (14-0) Hey, where'd Jayhawks find this Jacque Vaughn? 2. Kentucky (13-1) Pitino starting to get that look in his eye. 3. Wake Forest (11-0) Dave Odom looking for another Tim Duncan. 4. Cincinnati (10-2) Bob Huggins just loved SI cover story. 5. Clemson (13-1) Rick Barnes vs. Dean Smith, Jan. 26. 6. Arizona (9-2) Miles who? 7. Minnesota (14-1) Joins Wisconsin as states that beat Bob Knight. 8. Utah (9-2) Let's see Majerus coach from concession stands. 9. Oregon (10-0) Believe it; Ducks are seventh in Sagarin ratings. 10. Duke (11-3) Greg Newton just ordered case of stickum. 11. Iowa State (10-1) Cyclones did a Kenny Pratt-fall against Marquette. 12. Xavier (10-1) Golly, we really thought the Xers could go 30-0. 13. Indiana (14-3) Hoosiers rhymes with losers this week. 14. Louisville (12-1) Amazing what NCAA slap on wrist does for morale. 15. Villanova (12-2) Vitale writes: "Big East will be back. Count on it." 16. Pacific (9-1) Dropped football; obviously put money into hoops. 17. Maryland (13-1) Imagine making road kill out of North Carolina. 18. North Carolina (9-3) Smith won't catch Rupp coaching like this. 19. Wisconsin (8-3) Badgers had five turnovers against Indiana. 20. Florida State (9-1) Only loss to Florida in the Sugar Bowl. 21. Michigan (10-3) Chris Webber just asked for another timeout. 22. Georgia (12-2) Tubby Smith is coaching one lean, mean machine. 23. New Mexico (11-2) Lobos have won 18 in a row at "The Pit." 24. Stanford (8-2) Played a Knight game against UCLA. 25. Texas (7-4) Hung tough against Kansas, until it mattered.

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