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Vitale's NCAA basketball top 25

Updated: March 1, 2010, 9:37 AM ET
By Dick Vitale

Syracuse leaps to the top spot after a huge win over Villanova and losses by both Kansas and Kentucky. Purdue drops to No. 6 after falling to Michigan State in its first game since losing Robbie Hummel.

DICK VITALE'S TOP 25 TEAMS

  1. 1. Syracuse
  2. 2. Kansas
  3. 3. Kentucky
  4. 4. Duke
  5. 5. Kansas State
  6. 6. Purdue
  7. 7. Ohio State
  8. 8. Butler
  9. 9. Villanova
  10. 10. New Mexico
  11. 11. Michigan State
  12. 12. BYU
  13. 13. West Virginia
  14. 14. Gonzaga
  15. 15. Tennessee
  16. 16. Vanderbilt
  17. 17. Maryland
  18. 18. Georgetown
  19. 19. Wisconsin
  20. 20. Temple
  21. 21. Pittsburgh
  22. 22. Xavier
  23. 23. Texas
  24. 24. UTEP
  25. 25. Baylor

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.