All hail mighty Gonzaga’s … layup prowess? Men’s college hoops power rankings

Did you people buy GameStop stock? No? Neither did we. Sigh. Welp! Back to the power rankings salt mines for another week, eh?

1. Gonzaga (15-0).

The last time Gonzaga played an apparent member of the college basketball elite– the Zags and Baylor are still really much in a tier of their own, by the method, however for our functions, let’s call “elite” another team that could routinely appear on this list– it was the day after Christmas, at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. That 98-75 win over Virginia was as emphatic as statements get; it was confirmation, at last, that this Gonzaga edition was not simply a (the?) nationwide title favorite but a group about to embark on a historic unbeaten chase.

In retrospection, what is your enduring picture of that game? What’s the one thing that sticks in your mind? It’s Corey Kispert, right? More specifically, it’s Kispert burying a seemingly endless gush of threes over the top of …