Conference re-boot: Favorites entering league play

The new year is upon us, the out of conference play has been (mostly) finished. League play is beginning. So how have the conference favorites – using Ken Pomeroy as a gauge – changed since opening tip seven weeks ago?

The American

Then: Louisville (Preseason Pomeroy No. 1)

Now: Louisville (Current Pomeroy No. 1)

Atlantic Coast Conference

Then: Duke (6)

Now: Syracuse (5)

Atlantic Ten

Then: VCU (21)

Now: St. Louis (21)

Big Ten

Then: Michigan State (2)

Now: Ohio State (6)

Big 12

Then: Oklahoma State (4)

Now: Oklahoma State (3)

Pac 12

Then: Arizona (23)

Now: Arizona (4)


Then: Florida (3)

Now: Kentucky (9)