Commentary

Vitale's top 25 teams

Updated: January 25, 2010, 9:39 AM ET
By Dick Vitale

The Wildcats are the new number one after Texas dropped two games. Villanova and Syracuse remain contenders for the top spot. Connecticut climbs back into the top 25 after a pair of wins.

DICK VITALE'S TOP 25 TEAMS

  1. 1. Kentucky
  2. 2. Kansas
  3. 3. Villanova
  4. 4. Syracuse
  5. 5. Michigan State
  6. 6. West Virginia
  7. 7. Gonzaga
  8. 8. Texas
  9. 9. Duke
  10. 10. Kansas State
  11. 11. Georgetown
  12. 12. BYU
  13. 13. Temple
  14. 14. Tennessee
  15. 15. Vanderbilt
  16. 16. Purdue
  17. 17. Pittsburgh
  18. 18. Georgia Tech
  19. 19. Connecticut
  20. 20. Butler
  21. 21. Wake Forest
  22. 22. Wisconsin
  23. 23. Clemson
  24. 24. Florida State
  25. 25. Mississippi

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 ESPN.com.