Ohio State's 56-53 win over Michigan means that there are zero unbeatens remaining in college basketball. It also means that Louisville figures to be the No. 1 team in the country when the new AP and coaches' polls are released Monday afternoon.
If it occurs, it will be just the second time Louisville has been voted No. 1 in a non-end of the season poll. The only other time the Cards achieved the status was the final poll before the 2009 NCAA Tournament, in which U of L vaulted to the top spot following its Big East tournament title and a loss by North Carolina in the ACC tourney quarterfinals.
Though the Cards seem like a lock to become the new top dogs in college basketball, it's unlikely that it will be by an overwhelming amount. Duke, which fell to NC State over the weekend in their first game without injured senior forward Ryan Kelly, will likely retain a decent amount of No. 1 votes thanks to their strong resume. Indiana will receive some love as well, and Michigan and Kansas are also one-loss teams who could steal a vote or two.
Still, expect Louisville to be playing its first regular season game ever as the No. 1 team in the country when they face Connecticut Monday night in Storrs.
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