Men's Basketball

    Hoosiers Also Ninth In First AP Poll

    Go Hoosiers! Armon Bassett is one of three starters back from last year.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Armon Bassett is one of three starters back from last year.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 2, 2007

    Bloomington, Indiana - The Indiana men's basketball team will enter the season also ranked ninth in the first Associated Press Top 25 poll. They also were ranked ninth in last week's ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll.

    The Hoosiers received 1,145 votes to rank in the top 10 of the AP poll for the first time since opening the year ninth in 1994-95.

    Eighth ranked Michigan State is the only other Big Ten squad in the rankings, while non-conference foes Kentucky (20th) and Southern Illinois (25th) begin the season in the poll.

    The Associated Press Top 25 college basketball preseason poll,
    with number of first-place votes and last year's record in
    parentheses, total points and previous ranking:
    (preseason)
        TEAM                                   PTS   PVS
        ----                                   ---   ---
     1. NORTH CAROLINA (29) (31-7)           1,728     4
     2. UCLA (24) (30-6)                     1,710     7
     3. MEMPHIS (18) (33-4)                  1,680     5
     4. KANSAS (33-5)                        1,568     2
     5. GEORGETOWN (1) (30-7)                1,504     8
     6. LOUISVILLE (24-10)                   1,380    16
     7. TENNESSEE (24-11)                    1,371    25
     8. MICHIGAN ST (22-13)                  1,296    NR
     9. INDIANA (21-11)                      1,145    NR
    10. WASHINGTON ST (26-8)                 1,103    13
    11. MARQUETTE (24-10)                    1,002    20
    12. OREGON (29-8)                          918    10
    13. DUKE (22-11)                           868    NR
    14. GONZAGA (23-11)                        711    NR
    15. TEXAS (25-10)                          638    11
    16. TEXAS A&M (27-7)                       623     9
    17. ARIZONA (20-11)                        499    NR
    18. USC (25-12)                            480    23
    19. ARKANSAS (21-14)                       468    NR
    20. KENTUCKY (22-12)                       372    NR
    21. NC STATE (20-16)                       338    NR
    22. PITTSBURGH (29-8)                      293    12
    23. STANFORD (18-13)                       290    NR
    24. SOUTHN ILLINOIS (29-7)                 222    14
    25. KANSAS ST (23-12)                      216    NR
    Others Receiving Votes: VILLANOVA 144, OHIO ST 128, BUTLER
    114, SYRACUSE 103, CLEMSON 83, XAVIER 73, CONNECTICUT 50,
    DAVIDSON 50, MISSISSIPPI ST 38, FLORIDA 35, WEST VIRGINIA
    20, VA COMMONWEALTH 19, VIRGINIA 19, NOTRE DAME 18,
    WISCONSIN 15, ALABAMA 14, MISSOURI 8, MARYLAND 6, NEVADA 6,
    VANDERBILT 6, WASHINGTON 6, NEW MEXICO ST 4, UTAH ST 4, BYU
    3, PROVIDENCE 3, AKRON 2, ILLINOIS 2, SOUTHERN MISS 2,
    GEORGE MASON 1, HOUSTON 1.
    

     

     


       

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