Top 6 Hottest NCAA Basketball Teams

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We are getting closer and closer to March Madness, and with that come conference tournaments and the 2017 NCAA basketball tournament. These six teams are all legitimate contenders to win the national championship this season as it is, and they are also extremely hot; in fact, no team on this list has lost in the year of 2017. Here are the current top six hottest teams in NCAA basketball, and no team can afford to overlook any of them at this point in the season.


*=last season


6. uk Kentucky Wildcats 
  • Record: 17-2
  • Winning Streak: 7 games
  • Most Recent Loss: Wednesday, December 21st, 2016, against the Louisville Cardinals by a score of 73-70 (32 days ago)


5. cin Cincinnati Bearcats 
  • Record: 17-2
  • Winning Streak: 10 games
  • Most Recent Loss: Saturday, December 10th, 2016, against the Butler Bulldogs by a score of 75-65 (43 days ago)


4. ariz Arizona Wildcats
  • Record: 18-2
  • Winning Streak: 12 games
  • Most Recent Loss: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, against the Gonzaga Bulldogs by a score of 69-62 (50 days ago)


3. oreg Oregon Ducks
  • Record: 18-2
  • Winning Streak: 16 games
  • Most Recent Loss: Monday, November 21st, 2016, against the Georgetown Hoyas by a score of 65-61 (62 days ago)


2. kansas Kansas Jayhawks 
  • Record: 18-1
  • Winning Streak: 18 games
  • Most Recent Loss: Friday, November 11th, 2016, against the Indiana Hoosiers by a score of 103-99 (72 days ago)


1. gonzag Gonzaga Bulldogs
  • Record: 19-0
  • Winning Streak: 19 games
  • Most Recent Loss*: Friday, March 25th, 2016, against the Syracuse Orange by a score of 63-60 (303 days ago)


-Asher Fair