Oregon is Dick Vitale's Team of the Week, Gonzaga No. 1 in Vitale's Top 25

Oregon got its season back on track during a three-game road winning streak last week. Photo by Brian Rothmuller/Icon Sportswire

Every week in 2021-22, I will hand out awards for the week that just unfolded in college basketball and unveil a new top 25:

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Darius McGhee, Liberty. He had 48 points in a win over Florida Gulf Coast.

TEAM OF THE WEEK: Oregon. The Ducks beat a pair of top-10 teams on the road, UCLA and USC.

COACH OF THE WEEK: Dana Altman, Oregon. He earned his 700th coaching win when Oregon scored an upset at UCLA. Altman got 701 at USC.

SHOCK OF THE WEEK: Northwestern over Michigan State. The Wildcats, without injured leading scorer Pete Nance, won at East Lansing, snapping the Spartans' nine-game win streak.

DIAPER DANDY OF THE WEEK: TyTy Washington Jr., Kentucky. He had 28 points and five assists vs. Tennessee.


1. Gonzaga
2. Auburn
3. Purdue
4. Kansas
5. Duke
6. Arizona
8. Houston
9. Baylor
10. Villanova
11. Wisconsin
12. Kentucky
13. Michigan State
14. LSU
15. Iowa State
16. Illinois
17. USC
18. Providence
19. Texas Tech
20. Ohio State
21. Texas
22. Xavier
23. Davidson
24. North Carolina
25. Colorado State

The 17th annual Dick Vitale Gala, benefiting the V Foundation, will be held May 6, 2022, at the Ritz-Carlton in Sarasota, Florida. For more information visit dickvitaleonline.com.