Selection Sunday is March 17, but we are already seeing the difference between possible March Madness contenders and pretenders.
As teams maneuver through early season play, and get ready for conference schedules to begin, we can size up who might fill some of the top seeds when the 2013 NCAA Tournament rolls around.
Here is a list of 15 possible contenders and what could be the biggest threats to their chances at winning it all in Atlanta this spring.
Nine teams that are currently listed in the Week 8 Polls are not included here. Just because a team is ranked doesn't mean that they have a legitimate shot at winning it all.
One of the teams listed here is not currently in the Top 25. Can you guess who that might be?