There's nothing wrong with ranking South Carolina. But there's no way to justify having the Gamecocks 12th on a ballot -- ahead of such teams as Miami, Oregon and Louisville. That's a bad look. And it's an especially bad look when the voter with that ballot also happens to work in ... you guessed it ... South Carolina.
The Coaches poll for this week is about as perfect an illustration of the chaos we've seen at the top end of college basketball this season as is possible. Villanova is your new No. 1 team in the country, garnering only 11 of the possible 32 first-place votes in the poll.