Big East Power Rankings 2/14: Things start to sort themselves out, but not really

Welcome to the Big East Basketball Power Rankings. Every week from now through the end of the regular season the editors of SB Nation's Big East blogs will cast their vote in an attempt to measure the current state of the Big East. The results are below. This feature runs on Mondays, in theory.

It seems the Big East has finally settled into a nice rhythm with four tiers. The first tier, the elites, is pretty easy. It's Syracuse and only Syracuse. Yes, they've been given scares (including last night), but they've assured themselves a nice spot in the Big East tournament and it'll be a shock if they don't win the regular season title outright.

Next you have the Georgetown, Marquette, Notre Dame and Louisville tier of talented teams that will beat up on each other but mostly take care of business for anyone below them.

Cincinnati, South Florida, West Virginia, Seton Hall, UConn and to some extent Pitt are harder to figure out. Can someone please explain to me how South Florida is 8-4? Or why Pitt seems to have regressed and SHU and WVU have taken divebombs of late? And let's not even talk about the mess that is UConn.

Finally there are Rutgers, Villanova, St. John's, DePaul and Providence. These teams suck. Especially Providence. Goddamn Providence.

I can't find any good candidates for a homer or hater this week, the teams have done a pretty good jobs of sorting themselves, and once you get everyone into a tier its tough to argue any one team is better than another.

We'll see you back here next week.

1. Syracuse (10) (26-1, 13-1): 160 points -- Last week: 1

2. Georgetown (19-5, 9-4): 144 points -- Last week: 2

3. Marquette (21-5, 10-3): 140 points -- Last week: 3

4. Notre Dame (17-8, 9-3): 133 points -- Last week: 4

5. Louisville (20-6, 8-5): 123 points -- Last week: 5

6. Cincinnati (17-8, 7-5): 108 points -- Last week: 7

7. South Florida (15-10, 8-4): 93 points -- Last week: 9

8. West Virginia (16-10, 6-7): 88 points -- Last week: 6

9. Seton Hall (17-8, 6-7): 80 points -- Last week: 11

10. UConn (15-9, 5-7): 77 points -- Last week: 8

11. Pittsburgh (15-11, 4-9): 57 points -- Last week: 10

12. Rutgers (12-13, 4-8): 48 points -- Last week: 12

13. Villanova (11-13, 4-8): 48 points -- Last week: 13

14. St. John's (10-15, 4-9): 31 points -- Last week: 14

15. DePaul (11-13, 2-10): 17 points -- Last week: 15

16. Providence (13-13, 2-11): 13 points -- Last week: 16

Individual ballots are after the jump.

Anonymous Eagle
1. Syracuse
2. Georgetown
3. Marquette
4. Notre Dame
5. Louisville
6. Cincinnati
7. South Florida
8. West Virginia
9. UConn
10. Seton Hall
11. Villanova
12. Rutgers
13. Pittsburgh
14. St. John's
15. Providence
16. DePaul

Cardiac Hill
1. Syracuse
2. Georgetown
3. Marquette
4. Notre Dame
5. Louisville
6. Cincinnati
7. UConn
8. South Florida
9. Seton Hall
10. West Virginia
11. Pittsburgh
12. Rutgers
13. Villanova
14. St. John's
15. DePaul
16. Providence

Casual Hoya
1. Syracuse
2. Georgetown
3. Louisville
4. Notre Dame
5. Marquette
6. Cincinnati
7. West Virginia
8. Seton Hall
9. Pittsburgh
10. South Florida
11. UConn
12. Villanova
13. Rutgers
14. St. John's
15. Providence
16. DePaul

On The Banks
1. Syracuse
2. Marquette
3. Georgetown
4. Notre Dame
5. Louisville
6. South Florida
7. Cincinnati
8. Seton Hall
9. West Virginia
10. UConn
11. Rutgers
12. Villanova
13. Pittsburgh
14. St. John's
15. Providence
16. DePaul

One Foot Down
1. Syracuse
2. Notre Dame
3. Marquette
4. Georgetown
5. Louisville
6. Cincinnati
7. West Virginia
8. South Florida
9. UConn
10. Seton Hall
11. Pittsburgh
12. Rutgers
13. Villanova
14. St. John's
15. DePaul
16. Providence

Rumble in the Garden
1. Syracuse
2. Georgetown
3. Marquette
4. Louisville
5. Notre Dame
6. Cincinnati
7. South Florida
8. West Virginia
9. Seton Hall
10. Pittsburgh
11. UConn
12. Villanova
13. Rutgers
14. St. John's
15. DePaul
16. Providence

The Smoking Musket
1. Syracuse
2. Marquette
3. Notre Dame
4. Georgetown
5. Louisville
6. Cincinnati
7. Seton Hall
8. UConn
9. West Virginia
10. South Florida
11. Rutgers
12. Villanova
13. St. John's
14. Pittsburgh
15. DePaul
16. Providence

Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician
1. Syracuse
2. Marquette
3. Georgetown
4. Notre Dame
5. Louisville
6. Cincinnati
7. South Florida
8. Seton Hall
9. West Virginia
10. UConn
11. Pittsburgh
12. Rutgers
13. Vilanova
14. St. John's
15. DePaul
16. Providence

TheUConnBlog
1. Syracuse
2. Georgetown
3. Marquette
4. Notre Dame
5. Louisville
6. Cincinnati
7. West Virginia
8. South Florida
9. UConn
10. Pittsburgh
11. Seton Hall
12. Villanova
13. Rutgers
14. St. John's
15. DePaul
16. Providence

Voodoo Five
1. Syracuse
2. Georgetown
3. Notre Dame
4. Marquette
5. Louisville
6. South Florida
7. Cincinnati
8. West Virginia
9. UConn
10. Seton Hall
11. Pittsburgh
12. Villanova
13. Rutgers
14. St. John's
15. DePaul
16. Providence

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