The rankings have a lot more to do with where teams are seeded, and Virginia and Louisville are on the rise.
SMU has a far worse strength of schedule according to the RPI. Who has the better results?
NCAA Tournament Projections: Kansas, Duke, and Kentucky Have All Underwhelmed, but Should Be Top Three Seeds
Teams like Duke, Kansas, and Kentucky have not rolled everyone early, but how high can they still get in the seedings?