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4 Biggest Surprises of College Basketball Season so Far

The 2014-2015 college basketball season has been quite the excitement once again this year. From Kentucky’s perfect record thus far, to the usual major upsets of top ranked teams. What has been some of the surprises of this years college basketball season? We break it down.

  1. How much the Florida Gators have struggled
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The Florida Gators were ranked 7th in the preseason AP Polls. Where are they now? They are 12-10 and 8th in the SEC. They have a must win game this Saturday against Kentucky. If the season ended today, the only tournament they would be playing in is the NIT

  1. Notre Dame
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USA Today Sports

Last year, the fighting irish were 13th in the ACC and had an overall record of 15-17. This year has been a very different story, they are currently ranked 10th in the AP top 25

  1. Texas
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Getty Images

The Longhorns were ranked 10th in the preseason AP Polls. With Myles Turner they were expected to contend with Kansas for the big 12 title. It’s been a disaster for them this year, they are currently 8th in the big 12.

4. Maryland  

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AP

Maryland first year in the big 10 was supposed to be a rough one. They were projected to finish 8th in the big 10 by a group of Big 10 beat writers. They are currently 2nd in the big 10 thanks to Dez Wells and one of the more underrated freshman in the country, Melo Trimble

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