College Basketball Preseason Rankings Are Out With No Mountain West Teams

Even though four Mountain West teams made the NCAA tournament last year, none of those four teams are in the USA Today's preseason top 25.

BYU, New Mexico, San Diego State, and UNLV are in the 'others receiving votes' with San Diego State and BYU at 26th and 27th in the country.

Rank
School
2009-10 Record
Points
Last year's 
final rank
1.
Duke
35-5
772
1
2.
Michigan State
28-9
737
4
3.
Kansas State
29-8
656
7
4.
Pittsburgh
25-9
621
20
5.
Ohio State
29-8
615
11
6.
Villanova
25-8
552
15
7.
Kansas
33-3
538
6
8.
Purdue
29-6
521
12
9.
North Carolina
20-17
467
NR
10.
Kentucky
35-3
449
5
11.
Florida
21-13
424
NR
12.
Gonzaga
27-7
423
23
13.
Syracuse
30-5
422
8
14.
Baylor
28-8
362
10
15.
Missouri
23-11
354
NR
16t.
Illinois
21-15
329
NR
16t.
Washington
26-10
307
21
18.
Butler
33-5
245
2
19.
Memphis
24-10
212
NR
20.
Tennessee
28-9
158
9
21.
Georgetown
23-11
129
NR
22.
Temple
29-6
120
NR
23.
Virginia Tech
25-9
97
NR
24.
Wisconsin
24-9
91
24
25.
Texas
24-10
89
NR

Others receiving votes: San Diego State 73; Brigham Young 55; West Virginia 49; Minnesota 41; Florida State 31; UNLV 19; Wichita State 13; UCLA 12; Vanderbilt 11; North Carolina State 10; Georgia 9; Richmond 9; Xavier 8; Mississippi State 7; Utah State 6; California 5; Texas A&M 5; Murray State 4; New Mexico 4; Louisville 3; Arizona 2; Dayton 2; Marquette 2; Maryland 2; Saint Mary's 2; Northwestern 1.

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