Sean Merriman, BTN.com web editor, October 31, 2014
Five Big Ten men's basketball teams cracked the first AP Top 25 poll released today, with No. 3 Wisconsin leading the way. This marks the Badgers' highest preseason ranking ever.
Wisconin's highest previous preseason ranking in the AP poll was No. 9 before the 2006-07 season.
Bo Ryan's team will enter the 2014-15 college basketball season ranked behind only No. 1 Kentucky and No. 2 Arizona.
Michigan State drew the No. 18 slot in the poll, while Ohio State landed at No. 20, Nebraska at No. 21 and Michigan at No. 24.
See the whole Top 25 below, and bookmark this page for weekly updates on all college basketball polls.
|Rankings as of 10/31/2014|
|1||Kentucky 0-0||1604 (52)||NR|
|2||Arizona 0-0||1518 (5)||NR|
|3||Wisconsin 0-0||1483 (8)||NR|
|6||North Carolina 0-0||1274||NR|
|11||Wichita State 0-0||1027||NR|
|14||Iowa State 0-0||781||NR|
|16||San Diego State 0-0||560||NR|
|18||Michigan State 0-0||521||NR|
|20||Ohio State 0-0||340||NR|
|View Complete Poll|