Mid-Major Rankings: Temple surges

Scootie Randall and the Owls are trending up. Mitchell Layton/Getty Images

All season long Insider will be keeping a close eye on teams outside of the big six conferences (ACC, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-10, SEC) to see which squads outside of the spotlight look the strongest come tournament time. For more on our power-rating metric, Adjusted Efficiency Differential, built on the numbers of Ken Pomeroy, see our Week 1 post here.