- Notre Dame
- West Virginia
- Seton Hall
- St. John's
- South Florida
Player of the Week- Terrence Williams- Louisville
Freshman of the Week- Jonny Flynn- Syracuse
There probably several candidates who put up better statistics and won more this week, but I'll give the nod to Williams. He earned a triple double in the Cardinals' loss to Louisville Saturday night with 10 points, rebounds, and assists. It is his second of the year, so I certainly thought it would be appropriate to give him his due by casting my vote for Player of the Week in his direction.
As for the rankings, you couldn't create a more jumbled set of 16 teams in the country. Below Georgetown, there are eight two-loss teams worth of recognition. Louisville, West Virginia, and Connecticut all boast wins over former #1 team Marquette (who is down to 3-3). Cincinnati, who lost in a big way to the Irish, has beaten some impressive teams including Pittsburgh (injuries are a big question mark here) and Villanova.
Feel free to add your input, that's why I post my ballot. There's certainly no right (or completely wrong) way to rank these teams.