Jon Rothstein
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All betting lines come from the college basketball odds at FanDuel Sportsbook.

1. UConn (+650 to Win National Championship)

The Skinny: Had 26 assists on 33 made field goals in Saturday's win at Georgetown.

2. Purdue (+650)

The Skinny: Zach Edey made his first career three-point shot against Indiana. He is -1000 to win the Wooden Award.

3. Houston (+900)

The Skinny: Has won its last seven meetings against Cincinnati.

4. North Carolina (+1700)

The Skinny: Armando Bacot has tallied three straight double-doubles.

5. Kansas (+2000)

The Skinny: 1-4 on the road in Big 12 play. Is a 2.5-point road underdog Monday at Texas Tech.

6. Arizona (+1200)

The Skinny: Pelle Larsson is quietly playing tremendous basketball.

7. South Carolina (+7500)

The Skinny: Lamont Paris has already wrapped up SEC Coach of the Year honors.

8. Marquette (+3000)

The Skinny: Tyler Kolek has 41 assists in his last four games.

9. Tennessee (+1200)

The Skinny: Got punched in the mouth against Texas A&M.

10. Duke (+3000)

The Skinny: Needs more out of Kyle Filipowski. Is a 7.5-point home favorite versus Wake Forest on Monday.

11. Illinois

The Skinny: Feels primed for a deep run in March.

12. Iowa State

The Skinny: Curtis Jones has been a consistent scorer.

13. Baylor

The Skinny: Yves Missi is averaging 19.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in his last two games.

14. Auburn

The Skinny: Had nine assists to just 15 turnovers in Saturday's loss at Florida.

15. Creighton

The Skinny: Don't take Ryan Kalkbrenner for granted.

16. Dayton

The Skinny: Scored only 47 points in Friday's loss at VCU.

17. Kentucky

The Skinny: Lost three straight games at Rupp Arena for the first time ever.

18. Utah State

The Skinny: Got back on track against Boise State.

19. Alabama

The Skinny: 7-0 this season when Latrell Wrightsell scores in double figures.

20. Wisconsin

The Skinny: In a tailspin.

21. Florida Atlantic

The Skinny: Already has more losses than last season.

22. BYU

The Skinny: Mark Pope is a dark horse Big 12 Coach of the Year candidate.

23. Oklahoma

The Skinny: Could break open a bracket in March.

24. Colorado State

The Skinny: The next three games are against San Diego State, Utah State, and New Mexico.

25. Clemson

The Skinny: Cemented itself as an NCAA Tournament team.

26. New Mexico

The Skinny: Lost back-to-back games at The Pit.

27. TCU

The Skinny: Should reach its third consecutive NCAA Tournament.

28. San Diego State

The Skinny: Lacks a consistent secondary scorer.

29. Texas Tech

The Skinny: 8-3 when Chance McMillian scores in double figures.

30. Northwestern

The Skinny: 13-1 at Welsh Ryan Arena.

31. Washington State

The Skinny: Kyle Smith = Pac-12 Coach of the Year.

32. Boise State

The Skinny: Four of its next six games are at home.

33. Nevada

The Skinny: Kenan Blackshear continues to be a hidden gem.

34. Nebraska

The Skinny: 15-1 at Pinnacle Bank Arena and 1-7 on the road.

35. Michigan State

The Skinny: A.J. Hoggard is emerging as a leader.

36. Ole Miss

The Skinny: Allen Flanigan is averaging 23.0 points in his last two games.

37. Saint Mary's

The Skinny: Still undefeated in WCC play.

38. Texas

The Skinny: Dylan Disu is shooting over 56 percent from three-point range.

39. Butler

The Skinny: Nationally relevant.

40. Seton Hall

The Skinny: Was dominated for 40 minutes on Sunday against Villanova.

41. St. John's

The Skinny: Tuesday's game at Providence is massive.

42. Gonzaga

The Skinny: In position to be in position.

43. Cincinnati

The Skinny: Buy stock in Jizzle James.

44. Virginia

The Skinny: Has won eight straight games.

45. Providence

The Skinny: No one plays harder.

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Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and a contributor to the CBS Broadcast Network since 2016. He joined FanDuel in 2022 as a Content Creator. Rothstein is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks.