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AP Votes Villanova #6

The Associated Press released it's Preseason basketball poll today and #Villanova is ranked 6th. On top of the poll is the reigning champion, Duke, with Michigan State (8) and Kansas State (2) also receiving first-place votes.

There were 4 BIG EAST schools listed in the poll:

5. Pittsburgh

6. Villanova

10. Syracuse

20. Georgetown

West Virginia and UConn also received votes, but didn't crack the top-25.

Two other conferences had four schools included in the poll, the Big Ten and Big XII. The Pac-10 is the only major conference (BCS) that did not have a second-team included:

BIG EAST - 4

Big XII - 4

BigTen - 4

ACC - 3

SEC - 3

MWC - 2

Pac-10, A-10, C-USA, WCC, Horizon - 1

Big5 rivals Temple were also included at number 22.