The final Top 25 rankings of college basketball’s regular season have arrived, and not everyone is heading in the right direction as conference tournament action begins. Although high-flying programs such as Wichita State and Villanova have kept on winning, plenty of other high-ranked teams have run into late-season roadblocks.
One such squad, surprisingly, is the Kansas Jayhawks, who closed the year by squandering a 41-point outburst from Andrew Wiggins in a loss at West Virginia. With two defeats in their last three games, Bill Self’s boys are short on momentum heading into the Big 12 tourney.
Read on for more on KU—including which of its conference rivals is hitting on all cylinders right now—and all the rest of the season-ending risers and fallers from this week’s AP Top 25.