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Preseason AP Top 25 poll released, Kentucky ranked No. 1

Oct 31, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT

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The AP poll is finally out, and as you probably figured, Kentucky is ranked No. 1 in the country as they received 27 of a possible 65 first place votes.

Michigan State is slotted in at No. 2 with Louisville sliding in behind the Spartans at No. 3. The only other team to get a first place vote was Duke, with two, at No. 4, while Kansas and Andrew Wiggins wrap up the top five.

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Arizona, Michigan, Oklahoma State, Syracuse and Florida make up the rest of the top ten.

NBCSports.com has been rolling out their top 25 all month long. We ranked Kentucky No. 2 and Michigan State No. 1. You can read about that decision making process here.

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