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ESPN College Basketball Power Rankings now have UK on top

Cats and Heels top the latest ESPN power ranking.

NCAA Basketball: Iowa State at Kansas John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN has seen the light and put Kentucky in their rightful place...above Indiana.

Yes, last week’s college hoops power rankings by ESPN had the Hoosiers taking home the top spot, a total troll move by Jeff Goodman which came as an eyebrow-raiser to say the least.

It didn’t help that Indiana took their No. 1 ranking and lose to IUPUIUFWATLOL Fort Wayne, while the Cats remained unbeaten at 6-0. I’m not saying UK should hands down be the top team right now with other powers like North Carolina and Villanova looking very impressive as well, but there was never any doubt UK should be ahead of IU.

That’s the case in ESPN’s latest power rankings, where UK came in at No. 1, just edging out Nova and UNC.

The competition hasn't been great, but UK has been blowing teams out. In fact, the Wildcats have won their first six games by at least 21 points. It's just the third time in school history that has happened. The past two wins -- over Cleveland State and UT Martin -- have come without Isaiah Briscoe (back injury).

Here is the entire ESPN ranking:

1. Kentucky Wildcats

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 2

2. Villanova Wildcats

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 3

3. North Carolina Tar Heels

Record: 7-0

Last week's ranking: 7

4. Kansas Jayhawks

Record: 5-1

Last week's ranking: 4

5. Duke Blue Devils

Record: 6-1

Last week's ranking: 5

6. Xavier Musketeers

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 8

7. Gonzaga Bulldogs

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 9

8. Baylor Bears

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 12

9. Louisville Cardinals

Record: 5-1

Last week's ranking: 6

10. Creighton Bluejays

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 10

11. UCLA Bruins

Record: 7-0

Last week's ranking: 17

12. Indiana Hoosiers

Record: 4-1

Last week's ranking: 1

13. Saint Mary's Gaels

Record: 5-0

Last week's ranking: 11

14. Purdue Boilermakers

Record: 5-1

Last week's ranking: 14

15. Virginia Cavaliers

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 15

16. South Carolina Gamecocks

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: NR

17. Florida Gators

Record: 6-1

Last week's ranking: 19

18. Butler Bulldogs

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: NR

19. Wisconsin Badgers

Record: 5-2

Last week's ranking: 21

20. Rhode Island Rams

Record: 5-1

Last week's ranking: 23

21. USC Trojans

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: 25

22. Iowa State Cyclones

Record: 5-1

Last week's ranking: NR

23. Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Record: 6-0

Last week's ranking: NR

24. San Diego State Aztecs

Record: 3-1

Last week's ranking: NR

25. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Record: 5-1

Last week's ranking: NR