Men’s college basketball: Preseason AP Top 25 Poll

Preseason AP Top 25 Poll

1 Duke (33) 28-9 1572
2 Michigan State (13) 20-15 1520
3 Arizona (18) 32-5 1506
4 Kansas (1) 31-5 1439
5 Kentucky 32-6 1340
6 Villanova 32-4 1284
7 Wichita State 31-5 1270
8 Florida 27-9 1100
9 North Carolina 33-7 1047
10 Southern California 26-10 995
11 West Virginia 28-9 840
12 Cincinnati 30-6 837
13 Miami 21-12 836
14 Notre Dame 26-10 814
15 Minnesota 24-10 642
16 Louisville 25-9 570
17 Xavier 24-14 544
18 Gonzaga 37-2 500
19 Northwestern 24-12 473
20 Purdue 27-8 362
21 UCLA 31-5 340
22 Saint Mary’s 29-5 333
23 Seton Hall 21-12 274
24 Baylor 27-8 163
25 Texas A&M 16-15 130

Others receiving votes: Alabama 86, Virginia 57, Rhode Island 49, TCU 46, Providence 34, Missouri 19, Virginia Tech 16, Wisconsin 14, Butler 13, Texas 10, Maryland 7, Oklahoma 7, Nevada 7, Michigan 6, Dayton 5, Middle Tennessee 4, Ball State 4, SMU 3, Oakland 2, Oregon 2, South Carolina 1, Harvard 1, UCF 1.