AP Top 25: Indiana is No. 1

AP Top 25: Indiana is No. 1

Three Big Ten teams are in the top 25 of the AP preseason Top 25, led by No. 1 Indiana.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ preseason college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2011-12 final records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and 2011-12 final ranking:
    Record    Pts    Prv
 1. Indiana (43)    27-9    1,592    16
 2. Louisville (20)    30-10    1,568    17
 3. Kentucky (2)    38-2    1,453    1
 4. Ohio St.    31-8    1,292    7
 5. Michigan    24-10    1,290    13
 6. NC State    24-13    1,270    —
 7. Kansas    32-7    1,210    6
 8. Duke    27-7    1,094    8
 9. Syracuse    34-3    1,062    2
10. Florida    26-11    936    25
11. North Carolina    32-6    904    4
12. Arizona    23-12    902    —
13. UCLA    19-14    840    —
14. Michigan St.    29-8    789    5
15. Missouri    30-5    664    3
16. Creighton    29-6    622    19
17. Memphis    26-9    539    —
18. UNLV    26-9    488    23
19. Baylor    30-8    486    9
20. San Diego St.    26-8    463    22
21. Gonzaga    26-7    384    —
22. Notre Dame    22-12    297    —
23. Wisconsin    26-10    285    14
24. Cincinnati    26-11    120    —
25. Florida St.    25-10    101    10
Others receiving votes: Murray St. 59, VCU 58, Saint Louis 46, Texas 46, Minnesota 40, Butler 33, Pittsburgh 32, Saint Joseph’s 25, Marquette 23, Tennessee 15, Oklahoma St. 14, Kansas St. 12, Georgetown 9, New Mexico 9, Ohio 9, Miami 8, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 6, West Virginia 6, Davidson 5, Drexel 5, N. Iowa 5, Valparaiso 3, Lehigh 2, Stanford 2, Colorado St. 1, Oral Roberts 1.
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