The rankings are being served up a day early this week, to beat the Thanksgiving Internet Exodus. If we waited 'til the Maui Invitational was over, there might be a new No. 1, but no one would be around to read about it. Thus we begin, for the second straight week, with the Heels:
On the cusp: UCLA (purgatory after that Michigan game), Georgetown, Memphis, Baylor, Arizona State, UAB, Wake Forest, Villanova, St. Mary's, Wisconsin, and all the other teams you were considering sending e-mails about to say, "BECAUSE YOU LEFT [my team] OUT, YOU LACK ANY CAPACITY TO EVALUATE BASKETBALL." (If you still feel like sending e-mail, I'm here.)
Got a different view than Luke?