Big Ten Leads All Conferences With Five Ranked Teams in Preseason AP Poll

Oct. 26, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. – The Big Ten leads all conferences with five men’s basketball teams ranked in the Associated Press (AP) top 25 preseason poll, released on Friday. Indiana enters the season ranked No. 1, while No. 4 Ohio State and No. 5 Michigan round out the poll’s top five. Michigan State comes in at No. 14, and Wisconsin is ranked No. 23. Minnesota is receiving votes outside the top 25.

The Big Ten is the first conference since the Big East in the 2008-09 season to have three teams ranked in the top five of the preseason AP poll.

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