THE MASTER LIST HOW THEY RANK

November 15, 1996

TOP 25

1 Cincinnati
2 Kentucky
3 Kansas
4 UCLA
5 Wake Forest
6 Utah
7 North Carolina
8 Michigan
9 Villanova
10 Marquette
11 Stanford
12 Illinois
13 Fresno State
14 Providence
15 George Washington
16 Iowa State
17 Boston College
18 Penn State
19 Tulsa
20 Duke
21 New Mexico
22 South Carolina
23 Clemson
24 Texas
25 Arizona

MAJOR-CONFERENCE RANKINGS

(Conferences are listed in order of projected strength; if a
team is ranked in our Top 25, that ranking is noted in
parentheses.)

1 ACC

1 Wake Forest (5)
2 North Carolina (7)
3 Duke (20)
4 Clemson (23)
5 Florida State
6 Virginia
7 Maryland
8 Georgia Tech
9 N.C. State

2 Big East

BIG EAST 7

1 Providence (14)
2 Syracuse
3 Pittsburgh
4 Georgetown
5 Seton Hall
6 Miami
7 Rutgers

BIG EAST 6

1 Villanova (9)
2 Boston College (17)
3 St. John's
4 West Virginia
5 Connecticut
6 Notre Dame

3 USA

RED DIVISION

1 Tulane
2 Alabama-Birmingham
3 South Florida
4 Southern Miss

WHITE DIVISION

1 Houston
2 Memphis
3 Louisville
4 UNC Charlotte

BLUE DIVISION

1 Cincinnati (1)
2 Marquette (10)
3 Saint Louis
4 DePaul

4 SEC

EAST DIVISION

1 Kentucky (2)
2 South Carolina (22)
3 Vanderbilt
4 Tennessee
5 Florida
6 Georgia

WEST DIVISION

1 Arkansas
2 Auburn
3 Alabama
4 Mississippi
5 Mississippi State
6 LSU

5 Big 12

NORTH DIVISION

1 Kansas (3)
2 Iowa State (16)
3 Missouri
4 Colorado
5 Nebraska
6 Kansas State

SOUTH DIVISION

1 Texas (24)
2 Oklahoma State
3 Texas Tech
4 Oklahoma
5 Baylor
6 Texas A&M

6 Pac-10

1 UCLA (4)
2 Stanford (11)
3 Arizona (25)
4 Oregon
5 Washington
6 USC
7 Washington State
8 California
9 Arizona State
10 Oregon State

7 Big Ten

1 Michigan (8)
2 Illinois (12)
3 Penn State (18)
4 Minnesota
5 Indiana
6 Purdue
7 Iowa
8 Wisconsin
9 Michigan State
10 Ohio State
11 Northwestern

8 WAC

MOUNTAIN DIVISION

1 Utah (6)
2 Tulsa (19)
3 New Mexico (21)
4 TCU
5 BYU
6 UTEP
7 Rice
8 SMU

PACIFIC DIVISION

1 Fresno State (13)
2 Wyoming
3 UNLV
4 San Jose State
5 Colorado State
6 San Diego State
7 Hawaii
8 Air Force

9 Atlantic 10

EAST DIVISION

1 Massachusetts
2 Temple
3 Rhode Island
4 St. Joseph's
5 St. Bonaventure
6 Fordham

WEST DIVISION

1 George Washington (15)
2 Virginia Tech
3 Dayton
4 Xavier
5 La Salle
6 Duquesne

10 Missouri Valley

1 Illinois State
2 Southwest Missouri State
3 Evansville
4 Bradley
5 Southern Illinois
6 Creighton
7 Wichita State
8 Indiana State
9 Northern Iowa
10 Drake

COLOR PHOTO: CRAIG JONES/ALLSPORT COVER [Varies by region] LEADING MAN Super soph Antawn Jamison points the way to a North Carolina title COLOR PHOTO: BOB ROSATO COVER [Varies by region] Eyes on the Prize Danny Fortson Leads No.1 Cincinnati COLOR PHOTO: DAVID COYLE COVER [Varies by region] Going For Two Ron Mercer leads Kentucky's quest for a second straight title COLOR PHOTO: BRUCE L. SCHWARTZMAN COVER [Varies by region] Super Soph Paul Pierce boosts the Jayhawks' title hopes COLOR PHOTO: SAM FORENCICH COVER [Varies by region] True Value Cameron Dollar and UCLA have a wealth of talent COLOR PHOTO: BOB ROSATO COVER [Varies by region] Heads Up Maurice Taylor and Michigan have their eyes on a Big Ten title--and more COLOR PHOTO: MANNY MILLAN COVER [Varies by region] Super 'Nova Jason Lawson stars for title-hungry Villanova COLOR PHOTO: DAMIAN STROHMEYER COVER [Varies by region] Knight Time Brevin Knight leads the Cardinal charge COLOR PHOTO: DAVID STLUKACOVER [Varies by region] High Hopes Kiwane Garris has the Illini in reach of a Big Ten title COLOR PHOTO: MANNY MILLAN COVER [Varies by region] Point Man UMass guard Edgar Padilla leads the remodeled Minutemen (p. 118) [Edgar Padilla in game] COLOR PHOTO: RICHARD MACKSON COVER [Varies by region] Big East Battle Otis Hill leads Syracuse into the conference wars COLOR PHOTO: MANNY MILLAN COVER [Varies by region] Hometown Hoya D.C.'s Victor Page takes charge at Georgetown COLOR PHOTO: DAVID E. KLUTHO COVER [Varies by region] High-Flying Husky Rashamel Jones gives UConn a lift COLOR PHOTO: BOB ROSATO COVER [Varies by region] Hoosier Hopes Can Andrae Patterson lift Indiana into the Big Ten title hunt? COLOR PHOTO INSET [Varies by region] Jerry Tarkanian: A Frenzy in Fresno Q&A, p.14 COLOR PHOTO INSET [Varies by region] Marquette Aaron Hutchins Leads the Eagles (p. 84) COLOR PHOTO: KEITH KREBS INSET [Varies by region] Alexander Koul: Hot Property at GW COLOR PHOTO INSET [Varies by region]Wake Forest Tim Duncan is the nation's bestCOLOR PHOTO INSET [Varies by region] Duke Jeff Capel drives the Devils COLOR PHOTO: BRIAN SPURLOCKINSET [Varies by region] St. John's It's Time for Felipe Lopez to Step Up COLOR PHOTO INSET [Varies by region] Stanford Women Are No. 1 [Stanford player in game] COLOR PHOTO: MANNY MILLAN INSET UConn's Kara Wolters: Can she grab another title? COLOR PHOTO: DAVID E. KLUTHO [Danny Fortson]

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