BIG EAST Power Rankings: Week 1

MarquetteHoops Alex Jesswein ranks the BIG EAST as they head toward conference play.

Big East Power Rankings Record/Notes
1. Syracuse

Record: 13-0

Notable Wins: (N) Virginia Tech, (N) Stanford, Florida, Marshall, @NC State

Notable Losses: NONE

Week Ahead: Seton Hall (12/28), @DePaul (1/1)

2. Louisville

Record: 12-0

Notable Wins: Vanderbilt, Memphis, Long Beach State, Ohio

Notable Losses: NONE

Week Ahead: Georgetown (12/28), @Kentucky (12/31)

3. Connecticut

Record: 10-1

Notable Wins: (N) Florida State, Harvard, Arkansas, Wagner

Notable Losses: (N) Central Florida

Week Ahead: @South Florida(12/28), St. John's (12/31)

4. Marquette

Record: 11-1

Notable Wins: @Wisconsin, (N) Washington, (N) Ole Miss, Milwaukee

Notable Losses: @LSU

Week Ahead: Vanderbilt (12/29), Villanova (1/1)

5. Georgetown

Record: 10-1

Notable Wins: (N) Memphis, Memphis, @Alabama

Notable Losses: (N) Kansas

Week Ahead: @Louisville (12/28), Providence (12/31)

6. West Virginia

Record: 9-3

Notable Wins: @Kansas State, Miami FL, Oral Roberts

Notable Losses: Kent St, @Miss St, (N) Baylor

Week Ahead: Villanova (12/28),@Seton Hall (12/31)

7. Pittsburgh

Record: 11-2

Notable Wins: @Tennessee, (N) Oklahoma State, (N) LaSalle

Notable Losses: Long Beach State, Wagner

Week Ahead: @Notre Dame (12/27), Cincinnati (1/1)

8. Cincinnati

Record: 9-3

Notable Wins: @Georgia

Notable Losses: Presbyterian, Marshall, @Xavier

Week Ahead: Oklahoma (12/29), @Pittsburgh (1/1)

9. Seton Hall

Record: 11-1

Notable Wins: @Dayton, Auburn, Wake Forest, (N) VCU, (N) St. Joes

Notable Losses: (N) Northwestern

Week Ahead: @Syracuse (12/28), West Virginia (12/31)

10. Villanova

Record: 7-5

Notable Wins: La Salle

Notable Losses: (N) St. Louis, (N) Santa Clara, (N) Missouri, @Temple, @St. Joes

Week Ahead: @West Virginia (12/28), @Marquette (1/1)

11. DePaul

Record: 9-3

Notable Wins: (N) Texas Tech, (N) Arizona State

Notable Losses: (N) Minnesota, Ole Miss, Milwaukee

Week Ahead: @Syracuse (1/1)

12. Notre Dame

Record: 8-5

Notable Wins: NONE

Notable Losses: @Missouri, (N) Georgia, @Gonzaga, @Maryland, (N) Indiana

Week Ahead: Pittsbugh (12/27)

13. Providence

Record: 11-2

Notable Wins: @South Carolina, Boston College

Notable Losses: (N) Iowa St., (N) Northern Iowa

Week Ahead: @St. Johns (12/27), @Georgetown (12/31)

14. South Florida

Record: 7-6

Notable Wins: Cleveland State

Notable Losses: (N) Old Dominion, (N) Penn St., @VCU, @Kansas, @Auburn, @S. Miss

Week Ahead: UConn (12/28), Rutgers (1/1)

15. St. John's

Record: 6-5

Notable Wins: Lehigh

Notable Losses: Arizona, Texas A&M, Northeastern, @Kentucky, @Detroit

Week Ahead: Providence (12/27), @UConn (12/31)

16. Rutgers

Record: 7-5

Notable Wins: NONE

Notable Losses: @Miami FL, (N) Illinois St., (N) Richmond, LSU, Princeton

Week Ahead: Florida (12/29), @South Florida (1/1)






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