1. Villanova Wildcats
Gonzaga is No. 1 in the polls — and rightfully so. Of course, the polls are wonderful for SportsCenter and organizing information in feeble minds. But The Bilas Index tells you the best teams, and Villanova is the best team. Villanova leads the Big East in offensive efficiency (117.4) and defensive efficiency (95.1). West Virginia is the only other major-conference team leading its conference in both categories. Josh Hart leads the nation with a 117.1 offensive rating, per KenPom.com. Hart averages 18.9 points per game, most in the Big East and on pace to be the most by a Villanova player since Randy Foye averaged 20.5 in 2006: