Men's basketball ranked No. 2 in Associated Press Preseason Poll
Posted: 2:53 PM, Nov 02, 2017
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Michigan State’s men’s basketball team is ranked No. 2 in the country in the Associated Press Preseason poll, released on Wednesday afternoon. MSU is also ranked No. 2 nationally in the USA Today Coaches Preseason poll.
The Spartans received 13 first-place votes and had 1,520 points in the poll, behind No. 1 Duke (33 first-place votes, 1,572).
Arizona, Kansas and Kentucky rounded out the top-five teams.