A Very American Coup By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor-in-Chief...
BASN’s Men’s Preseason Basketball Top 25
2. Kansas: This will finally be the bill self team that reaches the Final Four.
3. North Carolina: Dion Thompson is a stud.
4. UCLA: Kevin Love is as good as they say and the Bruins are very athletic.
5. Tennessee: Tyler Smith is a stud.
6. Louisville: Earl Clarke is as good as they come.
7. Michigan State: Drew Neitzel is that good.
8. Georgetown: Roy Hibbert stayed. The Hoyas should be good. Very good.
9. Marquette: Treveor Mbakwe is good, very good.
10. Indiana: Can they overcome the off court woes that surround Kelvin Sampson.
11. Duke: DeMarcus Nelson is a talent.
12. Oregon: The return of Bryce Taylor should really help.
13. Villanova: Great guards as usual.
14. Gonzaga: Once again more talent for this mid-major.
15. Arkansas: The Hogs are very talented.
16. Connecticut: The freshman become sophomores and that is the good news.
17. Texas A&M: Billy Gillispie is a fine coach.
18. Southern Illinois: Talent from top to bottom.
19. Pittsburgh: Aaron Grey is gone but that is about it.
20. Butler: Loads of talent in the back court.
21. Syracuse: Chemistry was an issue last year but not this year.
22. Kansas State: They can score from everywhere.
23. Kentucky: A down year for them is not a down year for most other teams.
24. North Carolina State: Gavin Grant is as good as they come.
25. Xavier: They have the talent and the A-10 deserves a team in the Top 25.