Below is the latest edition of the FanRag Sports CBB Top 25:
The Skinny: Wendell Carter has five double-doubles in his first 10 games.
The Skinny: Had 22 assists on 27 made field goals on Saturday against Syracuse.
The Skinny: Omari Spellman made four 3-point shots in a 41-point win over St. Joe’s.
4. Michigan State
The Skinny: Will be expected to win every game it plays until the NCAA Tournament.
5. Texas A&M
The Skinny: Can make another statement on Tuesday against Arizona in Phoenix.
The Skinny: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 2.5 steals per game.
7. Wichita State
The Skinny: As good as anyone playing when Markis McDuffie returns.
The Skinny: Has scored 77 points or more in six of its first seven games.
The Skinny: Will play three games in six days after an eight-day layoff.
10. Notre Dame
The Skinny: Not many teams could beat Michigan State in East Lansing.
11. North Carolina
The Skinny: Could be awfully hard to guard when Cameron Johnson returns from injury.
The Skinny: Six different players are averaging in double figures.
The Skinny: A home game at the Cintas Center feels like Times Square on New Year’s Eve.
The Skinny: Averaging only nine turnovers each time it takes the floor.
15. West Virginia
The Skinny: Jevon Carter is playing like an All-American.
The Skinny: Jordan Murphy is the early front-runner for Big Ten Player of the Year.
17. Arizona State
The Skinny: Ohio State transfer Mickey Mitchell becomes eligible this Sunday at Kansas.
The Skinny: Cane (Broome) is able.
The Skinny: Kenrich Williams is one of college basketball’s least appreciated players.
20. Seton Hall
The Skinny: Wins over Texas Tech and Louisville will carry weight for a long time.
The Skinny: Still a Big Ten contender.
The Skinny: The best mid-major team in college basketball.
The Skinny: Tim Jankovich is a mad scientist.
24. Rhode Island
The Skinny: May have the deepest backcourt in the country.
The Skinny: Beaten soundly at SMU.
Five on the cusp
The Skinny: Will be significantly improved when Rawle Alkins returns.
The Skinny: A pair of tough losses to Purdue and Seton Hall will build calluses.
The Skinny: Not many point guards run a team better than Justin Robinson.
The Skinny: Shaka Smart returns to VCU on Tuesday.
The Skinny: The bench on this team is as good as most starting fives.
Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FanRag Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via iTunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.