Big East basketball power rankings

USA TODAY Sports

I threw out some power rankings for Big East basketball a couple of weeks ago. Now that we're a little past the midway point, I figured it was time for another look. So ... here we go:

1. Louisville

2. Syracuse

3. Marquette

4. Connecticut

5. Notre Dame

6. Cincinnati

7. Rutgers

8. Pitt

9. Georgetown

10. Villanova

11. St. John's

12. DePaul

13. Providence

14. Seton Hall

15. South Florida

UConn might look a little high, but they just beat Notre Dame on the road and their only conference loss has been an overtime defeat to Marquette.

Then there's the issue of Rutgers at No. 7. Yeah, I get it - it looks out of place. But who would you slot ahead of them at this point? Pitt? They just beat Pitt. Georgetown? Georgetown was just killed by Pitt and it'd be hard to rank them ahead of the Panthers. They also have only one conference win - against St. John's, one of the weaker teams in the conference. I'll admit that the Scarlet Knights may be a few slots too high, but I don't know who belongs ahead of them since they've got two conference wins already.

Thoughts?

Be sure to join Cardiac Hill's Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @PittPantherBlog for our regular updates on Pitt athletics.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Cardiac Hill

You must be a member of Cardiac Hill to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cardiac Hill. You should read them.

Join Cardiac Hill

You must be a member of Cardiac Hill to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cardiac Hill. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker