In Power Rankings, Oklahoma moves to No. 1, and Luke Winn lists a surprisingly good thing about the top 16 teams in the country.

By Luke Winn
December 31, 2015

The New Year’s Eve edition of the Power Rankings looks at a surprisingly good thing* about each team from 2015, and whether it’s sustainable:

(*These things vary in their degree of surprising-ness, and certain all-knowing fans will not view these as surprises at all, in part because it’s the habit of such fans to claim that their insider-ness allows them to see everything coming, but in the context of SI’s preseason projections and previous seasons’ data, they do qualify as surprisingly good things.)

The Next 16

17. Villanova
18. Louisville
19. West Virginia
20. Texas A&M
21. Baylor
22. UCLA
23. Utah
24. UConn
25. Gonzaga
26. South Carolina
27. Pittsburgh
28. Michigan
29. Oregon
30. Dayton
31. Iowa
32. George Washington

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