Dick Vitale's Top 25

Updated: December 1, 2008, 12:07 PM ET
By Dick Vitale |


Lots of movement in this week's top 25... Oklahoma moved up thanks to its win over Purdue in the NIT Preseason Tip-Off championship game. Gonzaga also climbed the ladder by beating Tennessee in the finals of the Old Spice Classic. Wake Forest moved up after winning the 76 Classic in Anaheim, beating Baylor in the finals. Louisville slid down after its stunning loss to Western Kentucky in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday.

  1. North Carolina
  2. Connecticut
  3. Duke
  4. Pittsburgh
  5. Oklahoma
  6. Gonzaga
  7. Notre Dame
  8. Texas
  9. Purdue
  10. Tennessee
  11. UCLA
  12. Louisville
  13. Memphis
  14. Michigan State
  15. Wake Forest
  16. Xavier
  17. Syracuse
  18. Villanova
  19. Baylor
  20. Georgetown
  21. Arizona State
  22. Davidson
  23. Miami-Florida
  24. Kansas
  25. Dayton

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to