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Duke, Kentucky and Kansas are the top three teams in the 2016–17 preaseon college basketball AP top 25.

October 31, 2016

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' preseason 2016-17 college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, final 2015-16 records, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last year's final ranking

Record Pts Pvs

1. Duke (58) 25-11 1,612 19

2. Kentucky (2) 27-9 1,479 10

3. Kansas 33-5 1,476 1

4. Villanova (4) 35-5 1,465 6

5. Oregon (1) 31-7 1,343 5

6. North Carolina 33-7 1,314 3

7. Xavier 28-6 1,167 9

8. Virginia 29-8 1,149 4

9. Wisconsin 22-13 1,135 -

10. Arizona 25-9 1,004 17

11. Indiana 27-8 917 14

12. Michigan St. 29-6 903 2

13. Louisville 23-8 755 16

14. Gonzaga 28-8 699 -

15. Purdue 26-9 672 12

16. UCLA 15-17 540 -

17. Saint Mary's (Cal)29-6 512 -

18. UConn 25-11 504 -

19. Syracuse 23-14 464 -

20. West Virginia 26-9 360 8

21. Texas 20-13 250 -

22. Creighton 20-15 231 -

23. Rhode Island 17-15 199 -

24. Iowa St. 23-12 168 22

25. Maryland 27-9 144 18

Others receiving votes: Cincinnati 110, Dayton 98, Florida St. 88, California 74, San Diego St. 48, Miami 35, NC State 29, Butler 21, Wichita St. 21, Florida 18, Virginia Tech 18, Ohio St. 18, Mississippi St. 14, Texas A&M 14, Oklahoma 11, Colorado 10, Michigan 8, Monmouth (NJ) 7, Notre Dame 6, Washington 5, Seton Hall 5, Princeton 2, Ohio 1, Harvard 1, Vanderbilt 1.

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