Blame AAU basketball, blame the one-and-done generation, blame whatever you want, but what cannot be argued is that there is an international wave taking over the NBA. Increasingly it seems like the best and most influential players in the NBA are from countries and regions outside of the U.S.
2019 CBB Rankings: Week Eighteen
Here at the ICT Zone our rankings are molded after Ric Flair's famous quote, "to be the man, you gotta beat the man." The week's ranking are based solely on the week's results so if a lower ranked team defeats a higher ranked team, the two teams automatically swap rankings.
Last week had Harvard at one, this week they are replaced by another Ivy League school. Cornell are now the number one team in the country after defeating Harvard by 13 points. Cornell senior and Ivy League leading scorer, Matt Morgan led the upset with 31 points on 56 percent shooting.
Seton Hall slide into the top 5 after defeating Villanova while Auburn and Tennessee swapped spots after Auburn's victory. Auburn is now at number two and Tennessee drops to sixth. Michigan and Michigan State also swapped spots towards the bottom of the top 25.
Two Mississippi teams in Ole Miss and Southern Miss join the top 25 for the first time this season.
Conference tournaments are here, tune in next week to see how they affect the top 25.
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