Quote by Virginia picks its first loss of the season
The first four weeks of college basketball made for a few surprising stories: it is now clear which teams consistently lived up to expectations and which failed to do so. There are only 11 teams with a still perfect record: Villanova (new #1 in the Ap ranking), Saint Mary’s, UCLA, Baylor, Gonzaga, Butler, Creighton, Notre Dame, South Carolina, USC, TCU.
UCLA surprisingly took the 2nd place in the ranking, first time since 2007, after a solid performance and a win on the road against Kentucky. Baylor (#4) had the most difficult schedule and is still on the rise, while TCU had a hot start under coach Jamie Dixon. South Carolina is now in trouble with the suspension of Sindarius Thornwell, the team’s top scorer. An unlucky event, since PJ Dozier was having a career year.
Here’s a recap of the week