UConn Also No. 1 In Associated Press Preseason Poll

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Just as it was earlier this week in the USA Today coaches poll, the defending champions are ranked No. 1 in Associated Press preseason poll. The Huskies were the unanimous choice receiving all 35 votes. Duke, Stanford, Tennessee and Louisville complete the Top 5.

The Huskies are ranked No. 1 in the AP preseason poll for the first time since 2010-11, the last time they were the defending national champions. The Huskies have been ranked No. 1 in the AP preseason poll nine times (1995-96, 1999-2000, 2000-01, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11).


Here is the poll …


1. UConn


2. Duke


3. Stanford


4. Tennessee


5. Louisville


6. Notre Dame


7. Kentucky


8. Maryland


9. California


10. Baylor


11. Oklahoma


12. North Carolina


13. Penn State


14. Dayton


15. LSU


16. Texas A&M


17. Nebraska


18. Purdue


19. Colorado


20. Michigan State


21. Oklahoma State


22. South Carolina


23. Iowa State


24. Georgia


25. Gonzaga


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