Among Joe Lunardi's 37 thoughts for the new year: Kentucky will become a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed, there is no clear No. 2 team in the ACC and the Big East is set to break its record for at-large berths in the tournament.
On paper, No. 4 Maryland's 88-61 win over Boston College was a blowout. But Eagles freshman Carolyn Swords held her own inside for one of the best individual performances against the Terps this season.