Finally, there is some stability at the top of the coaches' poll. North Carolina remained the No. 1 team in the country this week, following a stretch of five straight weeks where the No. 1 position changed hands.
Maryland beat Iowa on Thursday and, by extension, recorded its first victory over an opponent with a top-50 RPI. So the Terrapins are now 18-3 overall, 7-2 in the Big Ten. And they're ranked sixth in the updated CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).
No. 23 Oregon went into the McKale Center and ended the nation's longest home winning streak against the Wildcats with an 83-75 win. It's the first time since February 10, 2013 that someone has beaten Arizona at home, a streak of 49-consecutive games.
Arkansas snapped Texas A&M's 10-game winning streak on Wednesday by beating the Aggies 74-71 at Bud Walton Arena. So Billy Kennedy's team is 17-3 overall, 7-1 in the SEC. And they're now ranked eighth in the updated CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).
Iowa State beat Kansas 85-72 late Monday at Hilton Coliseum to improve to 16-4. The Cyclones now have six top-50 KenPom wins and just one loss outside of the top 40. They're ranked seventh in the updated CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).