Preseason A.P. Basketball Poll Released

Courtesy: IU Athletics

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ preseason 2015-16 college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final 2014-15 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last year’s final ranking:
Record      Pts  Prv
1.  North  Carolina  (35)      26-12  1,566    15
2.  Kentucky  (10)                    38-1  1,520      1
3.  Maryland  (14)                    28-7  1,487    12
4.  Kansas  (5)                          27-9  1,410    10
5.  Duke                                      35-4  1,350      4
6.  Virginia  (1)                      30-4  1,347      6
7.  Iowa  St.                              25-9  1,185      9
8.  Oklahoma                            24-11  1,088    13
9.  Gonzaga                                35-3  1,047      7
10.  Wichita  St.                        30-5  1,032    14
11.  Villanova                            33-3  1,013      2
12.  Arizona                                34-4      917      5
13.  Michigan  St.                    27-12      838    23
14.  California                        18-15      757      —
15.  Indiana                              20-14      755      —
16.  Utah                                      26-9      499    19
17.  Wisconsin                            36-4      433      3
18.  Vanderbilt                        21-14      393      —
19.  Notre  Dame                          32-6      360      8
20.  UConn                                  20-15      307      —
21.  LSU                                      22-11      268      —
22.  Baylor                                24-10      265    16
23.  Purdue                                21-13      236      —
24.  Butler                                23-11      223    24
25.  Michigan                            16-16      126      —
Others receiving votes: Oregon 116, SMU 112, West Virginia 84, Texas A&M 72, Cincinnati 63, Miami 48, Louisville 46, Georgetown 23, NC State 19, Florida St. 18, Texas 18, Rhode Island 17, Dayton 12, Xavier 12, Providence 10, Iowa 6, BYU 5, Valparaiso 5, Boise St. 4, Old Dominion 3, Oklahoma St. 2, San Diego St. 2, UCLA 2, Cent. Michigan 1, Iona 1, UC Irvine 1, Yale 1.

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