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.
2020-21 ICT Zone College Basketball Rankings Week 12
Here at the ICT Zone, we rely on a satirical and unconventional ranking system. No analysis, no subjectivity, if a lower-ranked team defeats a higher-ranked team, then the two teams automatically switch rankings. After all, you're only as good as your last game.
Illinois jumps into our Top 5 as the Big 10 continues to give us twists and turns every week. In total there were 13 new additions to our Top 25 this week. The most famous has to be Marshall University, our 2019 National Champions. It'll be a long shot for them to add a second championship, but we welcome them back.
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