Ranking top 100 teams on S-curve 

December, 11, 2012

Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr.AP Photo/Tony DingThe Michigan Wolverines currently project as a No. 1 seed but will have a hard time staying there.
One month into the season and so many questions have been answered: Indiana really is that good, but so are Duke and Florida. The Big Ten, thought to be deeper than ever, is even more so with the emergence of Minnesota and Illinois. And two traditional blue bloods -- North Carolina and Kentucky -- have been more like youngbloods as they play through the inconsistencies of their newcomers.

I'm even more intrigued by the unexpected questions that have arisen: How good is Louisville without Gorgui Dieng? "Very..." Will Georgetown ever score enough to be an elite team? "Probably not..." Is the Mountain West better than the Atlantic 10 among non-BCS leagues? "At the top, yes..." What's happening to UCLA and Texas? "Don't ask, I'm not that smart..."