We've reached the number one spot in my preseason rankings. The Duke Blue Devils sit at the top after bringing in an amazing recruiting class. Coach K is still the best in the business, and he knows how to win with both veterans and underclassmen.
How will Jay Wright's team fare in their push to try to repeat as champs? Let's take a closer look. Villanova is my #2 ranked team in the preseason.
Rock Chalk, Jayhawk! It's one of the better chants in college basketball, and the Kansas Jayhawks come in at number three in my preseason rankings. This Kansas team is going to look a whole lot different than last year's version, but once again they will be extremely good.
Oregon hasn't been known as a top notch college hoops program like the rest of my top five, but Dana Altman is doing a great job building up this program. Altman has been named Pac 12 Coach of the Year in three of the last four seasons. Will this be the year they get to the Final Four?
As they always do, Kentucky lost a bunch of talent to the NBA, but they brought in another great recruiting class. Rinse and repeat.
it's good to remember that Virginia is 89-19 in the last three years. The Cavaliers are a national power. I don't think that changes anytime soon. Can Virginia make a Final Four run this year? Let's take a closer look.
This will be the only team preview in my Top 25 where I can say they had no key losses. Wisconsin returns everyone from last year's team. This is obviously one of the big reasons they are ranked so highly.
Everyone knows Roy Williams is a good coach, but we're about to find out how he can do with a really difficult bounce back situation. It won't be easy, but the talent is there. Here's a closer look at the Tar Heels.
The Musketeers have been a young team the last couple years, but now it is time to win. Xavier is no longer the young team who has a bright future, rather this is the team who is built to win now. Can they do it?
Sean Miller's Arizona Wildcats are #10 in my preseason rankings. Miller has a 188-61 record in seven years at Arizona. Still, Miller manages to catch heat in a few circles since he hasn't been to the Final Four with the Wildcats.