Villanova University Logothemidnightmamba's Ballot for Week 14 of 2020-21

Submitted on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 9:12AM EST
1 Baylor University Logo Baylor Tier 1 - Title or the field
2 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga Gonzaga and Baylor are clearly a touch above everyone else, probably several touches and deserve that. They are odds on favorites
3 University of Michigan Logo Michigan Tier 1B - Title contenders
4 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State Mich and OSU. If you had to pick a final four it would be them. If they get there anything can happen
5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Logo Illinois Tier 2 - Elite Eight teams who could crash the final four
6 University of Oklahoma Logo Oklahoma
7 University of Alabama Logo Alabama Nate Oats, fast paced but locked in defensively team is my favorite team to watch. Shackelford is IMO my pick for SEC player of the year
8 University of Iowa Logo Iowa Tier 3 - Elite Eight caliber teams but thats their ceiling
9 Creighton University Logo Creighton
10 Villanova University Logo Villanova good 2nd half vs UConn, they need to bring that level of defensive intensity consistently but its good to know they have it
11 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia
12 Florida State University Logo Florida State
13 University of Houston Logo Houston
14 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech
15 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Logo Virginia Tech Tier 4 - Sweet 16 teams with some upside
16 University of Kansas Logo Kansas
17 University of Texas at Austin Logo Texas
18 Oklahoma State University Logo Oklahoma State Tier 5 - could crash the sweet 16
19 University of Missouri Logo Missouri
20 University of Virginia Logo Virginia
21 San Diego State University Logo San Diego State
22 University of Arkansas Logo Arkansas
23 Louisiana State University Logo LSU
24 Loyola University Chicago Logo Loyola Chicago
25 Drake University Logo Drake Others considered: Tenn, Wisc, USC, Clemson