Preseason College Basketball AP Top 25 Poll: Michigan State Is No. 1 for 2019-20 Season

The 2019-20 college basketball season will officially tip off with the first games of the fall in two weeks and now we know which rankings will go next to the names of the country’s best teams when the season starts.

The preseason AP Top 25 poll was released Monday and Michigan State is the No. 1 team in the country.

We’ll get to see the top four teams in action against each other on Tuesday, November 5, when No. 1 Michigan State and No. 2 Kentucky, and No. 3 Kansas and No. 4 Duke square off inside Madison Square Garden in the Champions Classic.

Here’s the complete preseason AP Top 25 poll:

  1. Michigan State
  2. Kentucky
  3. Kansas
  4. Duke
  5. Louisville
  6. Florida
  7. Maryland
  8. Gonzaga
  9. North Carolina
  10. Villanova
  11. Virginia
  12. Seton Hall
  13. Texas Tech
  14. Memphis
  15. Oregon
  16. Baylor
  17. Utah State
  18. Ohio State
  19. Xavier
  20. Saint Mary’s
  21. Arizona
  22. LSU
  23. Purdue
  24. Auburn
  25. VCU


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