Coaches pick Villanova 12th as well

There were very few surprises as the Big East conference unveiled its preseason coaches poll. Louisville was again a near-unanimous pick, while Villanova was pegged for 12th place in the league. The 'Cats were picked to finish 8th last season, but did not reach that high in the league standings.

The full poll follows:

2012-13 Preseason Coaches’ Poll

Pts.

1. Louisville (14) 196

2. Syracuse 175

3. Notre Dame (1) 166

4. Cincinnati 152

5. Georgetown 136

6. Pittsburgh 132

7. Marquette 121

8. USF 96

9. Connecticut 83

10. St. John’s 73

11. Rutgers 63

12. Villanova 61

13. DePaul 48

14. Seton Hall 42

15. Providence 31

First-place votes in parentheses

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