Bilas Index: Top 68 rankings

Kansas, Louisville and Michigan are among the teams rising in this week's Bilas Index. USA Today Sports, Getty Images, Getty Images

The landscape of college basketball is becoming clearer at the top and murkier in the middle, near the ubiquitous bubble. The Bilastrator spent the past week rubbing elbows with those decadent professionals in the NBA, you know, those who only chase after money and want to sell their product to the highest bidder. The Bilastrator enjoyed it but is certainly glad to be back among the amateurs who play only for the love of the game and for whom money is not a serious consideration.