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Power Rankings: Michigan State takes over No. 1 after Kentucky's loss to UCLA on Thursday night.

By Luke Winn
December 04, 2015

North Carolina is the nation’s best team now that senior guard Marcus Paige is healthy, but the Tar Heels aren’t No. 1 in Vol. II of the Power Rankings—Michigan State is. With wins over Kansas, Providence and Louisville, and double-digit victories over the remainder of their schedule, the Spartans have earned it.

The next 16

17. Arizona
18. Louisville
19. Xavier
20. West Virginia
21. Butler
22. Texas A&M
23. Cincinnati
24. Utah
25. SMU
26. South Carolina
27. George Washington
28. Syracuse
29. Georgetown
30. Wisconsin
31. UConn
32. Michigan

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