With the 2014-15 college basketball season just days away, Sports Illustrated senior writer Seth Davis tells you what you need to know about the top 25 teams in the country. To read more of SI's college basketball preview content, which included an advanced statistical project from economist Dan Hanner and SI's Luke Winn, check out the links below:

No. 25: Utah Utes

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College Basketball Top 25: #25 Utah

No. 24: Michigan Wolverines

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College Basketball Top 25: #24 Michigan

No. 23: Syracuse Orange

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College Basketball Top 25: #23 Syracuse

No. 22: Kansas State Wildcats

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College Basketball Top 25: #22 Kansas St.

No. 21: Michigan State Spartans

No. 20: Iowa Hawkeyes

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College Basketball Top 25: #20 Iowa

No. 19: UConn Huskies

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College Basketball Top 25: #19 Connecticut

No. 18: VCU Rams

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College Basketball Top 25: #18 VCU

No. 17: SMU Mustangs

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College Basketball Top 25: #17 SMU

No. 16: Wichita State Shockers

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College Basketball Top 25: #16 Wichita St.

No. 15: Iowa State Cyclones

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College Basketball Top 25: #15 Iowa St.

No. 14: San Diego State Aztecs

No. 13: Ohio State Buckeyes

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College Basketball Top 25: #13 Ohio St.

No. 12: Texas Longhorns

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College Basketball Top 25: #12 Texas

No. 11: North Carolina Tar Heels

No. 10: Gonzaga Bulldogs

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College Basketball Top 25: #10 Gonzaga

No. 9: Virginia Cavaliers

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College Basketball Top 25: #9 Virginia

No. 8: Villanova Wildcats

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College Basketball Top 25: #8 Villanova

No. 7: Louisville Cardinals

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College Basketball Top 25: #7 Louisville

No. 6: Florida Gators

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College Basketball Top 25: #6 Florida

No. 5: Kansas Jayhawks

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College Basketball Top 25: #5 Kansas

No. 4: Duke Blue Devils

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College Basketball Top 25: #4 Duke

No. 3: Wisconsin Badgers

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College Basketball Top 25: #3 Wisconsin

No. 2: Arizona Wildcats

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College Basketball Top 25: #2 Arizona

No. 1: Kentucky Wildcats

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College Basketball Top 25: #1 Kentucky

Coming soon: Nos. 5-1

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