Bilas Index: Top 68 rankings

Arizona's hold on the top spot continues, but more risers have emerged

Updated: January 21, 2014, 11:47 AM ET
By Jay Bilas | ESPN Insider

Joel Embiid, Montrezl Harrell and Nik StauskasUSA Today Sports, Getty Images, Getty ImagesKansas, Louisville and Michigan are among the teams rising in this week's Bilas Index.

The landscape of college basketball is becoming clearer at the top and murkier in the middle, near the ubiquitous bubble. The Bilastrator spent the past week rubbing elbows with those decadent professionals in the NBA, you know, those who only chase after money and want to sell their product to the highest bidder. The Bilastrator enjoyed it but is certainly glad to be back among the amateurs who play only for the love of the game and for whom money is not a serious consideration.

Jay Bilas

College Basketball analyst