College basketball rankings: Kansas earns preseason No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 poll ahead of No. 2 Kentucky

AP Top 25

RANK SCHOOL LAST SEASON POINTS PREVIOUS
1 Kansas (37) 31-8 1,581 4
2 Kentucky (19) 26-11 1,529 18
3 Gonzaga (1) 32-5 1,461 8
4 Duke (4) 29-8 1,452 9
5 Virginia (2) 31-3 1,286 1
6 Tennessee (1) 26-9 1,268 13
7 Nevada 29-8 1,230 24
8 North Carolina 26-11 1,221 10
9 Villanova (1) 36-4 1,085 2
10 Michigan State 30-5 1,024 5
11 Auburn 26-8 974 19
12 Kansas State 25-12 922
13 West Virginia 26-11 678 15
14 Oregon 23-13 638
15 Virginia Tech 21-12 630
16 Syracuse 23-14 620
17 Florida State 23-12 530
18 Mississippi State 25-12 451
19 Michigan 33-8 437 7
20 TCU 21-12 311
21 UCLA 21-12 297
22 Clemson 25-10 268 20
23 LSU 18-15 187
24 Purdue 30-7 170 11
25 Washington 21-13 165