The beginning of a new year means one thing in college basketball—the renewal of conference play and the best intraleague rivalries.
In the coming weeks we will be treated to classic games such as Duke versus North Carolina, Syracuse versus Georgetown and Michigan versus Michigan State/Ohio State/Indiana. If that doesn’t get you excited as a college basketball follower, then you may want to test your fanhood out with another sport.
The start of conference play also means that this past week was the last chance for the leagues to test their mettle against each other. Read on to see where the conference power rankings stand at the conclusion of nonconference games.