College Basketball 2015, Week Seven!

127The Spartans did not take long to fall from the top-25 — a loss (at home) to Texas Southern will do that to you.  Wow, the Spartans already have four losses from their non-conference schedule.  It could definitely be a long year for Spartan fans.  Nine (9) teams  ranked in the AP top-25 remain undefeated at this early stage of the season.  The Big Ten Conference has three (3) teams currently ranked in the AP top-25: Wisconsin (#6), Maryland (#15 ), and Ohio State (#21).  Next up for the Spartans this week, their Big Ten opener against Maryland (Tuesday).  Go Green!

The upsets among the top-25 this week included:
Arizona (#3) losing to unranked UNLV by only four (4) points.
Texas (#9) losing to unranked Stanford by only three (3) points in overtime.
Kansas (#10) losing to unranked Temple.
Wichita State (#11) losing to unranked George Washington by six (6) points.
Ohio State (#12) losing to North Carolina (#24).
Oklahoma (#15) losing to Washington (#16) by only two (2) points.
San Diego State (#19) losing to unranked Cincinnati.
Miami (#20) losing to unranked Eastern Kentucky.
Butler (#23) losing to unranked Indiana .
Michigan State (#25) losing to unranked Texas Southern in overtime.

The close calls (wins by six points or less [two scores]) among the top-25 this week included:
Arizona (#3) defeating unranked UTEP by only five (5) points.
Villanova (#7) defeating unranked Syracuse by only five (5) points in overtime.
Wichita State (#11) defeating unranked Hawaii by only one (1) point in overtime.
St. John’s (#20) defeating unranked Saint Mary’s by only six (6) points.
Baylor (#22) defeating unranked Southern by only four (4) points.

The losses to higher-ranked teams among the top-25 this week included:


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