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Top 25 College Basketball Rankings | Kentucky Climbs After Destroying Kansas

With NCAA basketball continuing to move forward, there have been upsets, blowouts and rivalries reunited. If you are new to reading college basketball articles here at FlurrySports, I will be posting top 25 college basketball rankings every week, with headlines and games to watch for the upcoming week.

With that being said, let’s take a look at this week’s top 25 college basketball rankings and what NCAA basketball to watch for this week.

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Top 25 College Basketball Rankings

  1. Auburn (20-1, 8-0)
  2. Gonzaga (17-2, 6-0)
  3. Kentucky (17-4, 6-2)
  4. UCLA (16-2, 8-1)
  5. Baylor (18-3, 6-2)
  6. Houston (18-2, 7-0)
  7. Arizona (17-2, 7-1)
  8. Purdue (18-3, 7-3)
  9. Kansas (17-3, 6-1)
  10. Wisconsin (17-3, 8-2)
  11. Michigan State (16-4, 7-2)
  12. Texas Tech (16-5, 5-3)
  13. Villanova (16-5, 9-2)
  14. Duke (17-3, 7-2)
  15. Providence (18-2, 8-1)
  16. Marquette (15-7, 7-4)
  17. Xavier (15-5, 5-4)
  18. Ohio State (13-5, 6-3)
  19. Connecticut (15-4, 6-2)
  20. LSU (16-5, 4-4)
  21. Illinois (15-5, 8-2)
  22. Iowa State (16-5, 3-5)
  23. Texas (16-5, 5-3)
  24. Tennessee (14-6, 5-3)
  25. Alabama (14-7, 4-4)
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College Basketball News | Top 25 Headlines

Kansas survived a scare from Texas Tech, winning 94-91 in overtime.

Duke survived an upset scare from unranked Clemson.

Illinois edges out Michigan State in a huge Big 10 game, 56-55.

Auburn hangs on in Missouri, 55-54.

Kentucky goes to overtime with Mississippi State, winning 82-74.

UCLA takes down Arizona, 75-59 in what could be a Pac 12 Tournament championship.

Providence continues to lead the Big East with wins over Xavier and Marquette.

Iowa State travels to Oklahoma State, where the Cowboys went down 84-81 in overtime.

TCU makes their name known with a win over LSU.

Auburn took down Oklahoma to continue their undefeated streak in the SEC.

Alabama turns their season around with an upset win over Baylor.

Kentucky blows the doors off of Kansas, winning 80-62.

Texas upsets Tennessee in a non-conference matchup, 52-51.

Wisconsin fends off a scare from Minnesota, winning 66-60.

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Top 25 NCAA Basketball Games to Watch this Week

Monday, January 31

Duke vs. Notre Dame
Baylor vs. West Virginia

Tuesday, February 1

Connecticut vs. Creighton
Tennessee vs. Texas A&M
Michigan State vs. Maryland
Kansas vs. Iowa State
LSU vs. Ole Miss
Auburn vs. Alabama
Providence vs. St. John’s
Texas Tech vs. Texas

Wednesday, February 2

Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt
Purdue vs. Minnesota
Xavier vs. Butler
Houston vs. Tulane
Wisconsin vs. Illinois
Villanova vs. Marquette

Thursday, February 3

Ohio State vs. Iowa
UCLA vs. Arizona
Gonzaga vs. San Deigo

Friday, February 4

No top-25 college basketball games

Saturday, February 5

Villanova vs. Connecticut
Illinois vs. Indiana
Tennessee vs. South Carolina
Auburn vs. Georgia
Texas Tech vs. West Virginia
Iowa State vs. Texas
Xavier vs. DePaul
Purdue vs. Michigan
Michigan State vs. Rutgers
Baylor vs. Kansas
Arizona vs. USC
LSU vs. Vanderbilt
Wisconsin vs. Penn State
Kentucky vs. Alabama
Gonzaga vs. BYU
UCLA vs. Arizona State

Sunday, February 5

Providence vs. Georgetown
Ohio State vs. Maryland
Houston vs. Cincinnati

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