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What am I bid for this No. 1 ranking?

So what it is the proper analogy these days, being No. 1 in college hoops?

1. Borrowing a book from the library.

You can keep it for two weeks, but then you have to either take it back or pay a hefty fine -- like, say, getting upset by Wisconsin.

2. Renting a tuxedo.

It looks great on you, but on Monday morning you have to return it and go back to wearing muscle tees and blue jeans again.

3. Test-driving a Ferrari.

It's an awesome rush, but you know that, back at the dealership, Florida, Duke, Michigan or Kansas is waiting to take it for a spin, too.

4. Going on a Caribbean cruise.

Because, eventually, the boat's gonna dock. Or you're gonna lose by 27 to Miami.

That said ... congrats to Indiana for ascending to the top spot in the polls again.

Now don't drop it. Unless you want to lose your deposit, that is.

Ben Smith's blog.