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Sporting News Preseason Top 25: Arizona is tops, 'Nova at #11

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Another day, another preseason poll...

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The Sporting News has joined the party in announcing their 2014-15 College Basketball Preseason Poll.

In a turn from public opinion, the SN has notched Arizona at the top of the poll. Kentucky, Wisconsin, Duke, and UNC round out the top 5.

Jay Wright's Villanova squad has been placed at the #11 spot and is the only BIG EAST team ranked.

SN's NCAA Basketball Preseason Top 25

Rank Team
1 Arizona Wildcats
2 Kentucky Wildcats
3 Wisconsin Badgers
4 Duke Blue Devils
5 North Carolina Tar Heels
6 Kansas Jayhawks
7 Louisville Cardinals
8 Virginia Cavaliers
9 Florida Gators
10 Wichita State Shockers
11 Villanova Wildcats
12 Texas Longhorns
13 Gonzaga Bulldogs
14 Iowa State Cyclones
15 Connecticut Huskies
16 San Diego State Aztecs
17 Virginia Commonwealth Rams
18 Michigan State Spartans
19 Oklahoma Sooners
20 Utah Utes
21 Ohio State Buckeyes
22 Nebraska Cornhuskers
23 Syracuse Orange
24 Harvard Crimson
25 SMU Mustangs