We’re following the remaining undefeated teams in DI men’s and women’s college basketball this season. For the women, UConn is the most recent team to complete an undefeated season by cutting down the nets, going 38-0 in 2015-16. Men’s basketball hasn’t seen a perfect season since 1975-76 with 32-0 Indiana, though Gonzaga was one win away from a perfect season in 2020-21.
Undefeated men’s college basketball teams in 2022-23
New Mexico (14-0, 1-0 Mountain West)
Toughest tests (on paper): vs. UNLV (Saturday, Jan. 7); at San Diego State (Saturday, Jan. 14); at Nevada (Monday, Jan. 23); at Utah State (Wednesday, Feb. 1); at Boise State (Wednesday, Feb. 22)
The Lobos closed nonconference play with a rout of Prairie View A&M and started the season 12-0 for the fifth time in program history (first since 2012-13). Jamal Mashburn Jr. has scored in double figures in all 13 games, including 23 against San Francisco in a tight 67-64 win. The Lobos scored the last eight points in the game to remain undefeated.
Undefeated women’s college basketball teams in 2022-23
- South Carolina (13-0, 1-0 SEC)
Toughest tests remaining (on paper): vs. Arkansas (Sunday, Jan. 22); at UConn (Sunday, Feb. 5); vs. LSU (Sunday, Feb. 12)
South Carolina breezed through the first part of its schedule, facing trouble only against Stanford and UCLA but still came out on top. The defending champs stayed perfect until Dec. 30 last season in its only regular season loss pre-conference tournament. The Gamecocks’ biggest test may come against last year’s runner-up UConn. Zia Cooke leads South Carolina in scoring with 14.1 points as of Dec. 29. Aliyah Boston follows with 11.9 per game to pair with a team-high 9.2 rebounds.
Toughest tests remaining (on paper): vs. Arkansas (Thursday, Jan. 19); at South Carolina (Sunday, Feb. 12)
LSU is the other undefeated team in the SEC. The biggest test will come against the undisputed No. 1 team so far South Carolina. The Tigers lead the nation with 94.8 points per game. Angel Reese averages 24.6 points (sixth in the nation) and 14.6 rebounds, topping LSU in both categories.
- St. John’s (13-0, 4-0 Big East)
Toughest tests remaining (on paper): vs. UConn (Wednesday, Jan. 11); at Villanova (Saturday, Jan. 14); at Creighton (Feb. 4); at UConn (Tuesday, Feb. 21)
There’s one remaining undefeated team in the Big East, and it’s not UConn. St. John’s has stayed perfect through 13 games after defeating Georgetown on Dec. 31. The Red Storm, who cracked the AP Top 25 for the first time since 2015, made waves after taking down conference foe then-No. 13 Creighton 66-62. Jayla Everett tops the team in points with 17.1 per game as of Dec. 31.
- Ohio State (15-0, 4-0 Big Ten)
Toughest tests remaining (on paper): vs. Iowa (Monday,…
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