In this week's Power Rankings, North Carolina rises to No. 1, with Oklahoma, Villanova, Iowa and Maryland rounding out the top five.
Vol. 8 of the Power Rankings, like last week and the week before that, and the week before that, and so on, has a new No. 1. More importantly, it has looks at the diversified Tar Heels, the lockdown Terps, and perhaps the most important frontcourt combo in the nation. Dig in:
The Next 17
17/On hold while we figure out what the hell is going on: Michigan State
24. Wichita State
25. South Carolina
27. Notre Dame