They are ranked, By media, AP, and Coaches.
Michigan is ranked 16
The lowest seed to ever win a NCAA basketball title was Villanova, ranked seed #8. They won the tournament in 1985. Lower seeds have made it to the Final Four (George Mason and Louisiana State, ranked 11th, made it in 2006 and 1986 respectively) but never won. UCLA in 1980 was ranked 48th and made it to the championship game.
Oklahoma in 2000 ranked 19
In the NCAA men's college basketball rankings, Duke University is ranked first.
The Tenneesee Volunteers are ranked number 1
The Kansas Jayhawks
higher ranked team is home; lower ranked team is away.
Michigan state is currently ranked number 2
The Intercontinental Championship is higher ranked than the US Championship.
Villanova, North Carolina State
That was Villanova, ranked 8th in the Southeast bracket, when they defeated Georgetown, 66-64, to win the NCAA championship in 1985.
they were ranked number one all season until they lost to the North Carolina Tarheels in the NCAA men's championship
Lots of teams have done this.
As of December 1, 2008 Kansas University was ranked #25 nationally.
I would say probley N.J.I.T. New Jersey Tech
This year is the Kentucky Wildcats who were ranked number 3 and now are not ranked in the top 25.
Yes. Pitt basketball is really highly ranked. They are ranked number 1 in both the AP and Coaches' Poll.
University of Washington, with a 0-12 season. Go Huskies!
You have to either be a ranked high school basketball star/role player, play D1 college, or be in the NBA.