The Kansas men's basketball team is ranked No. 7 in the preseason Associated Press poll released Friday.
Indiana takes the top spot with 43 first-place votes, followed by Louisville, Kentucky, Ohio State and Michigan.
N.C. State, KU, Duke, Syracuse and Florida rounded out the top 10.
KU was one of only two Big 12 teams ranked; Baylor opens the season at No. 19 in the poll.
Texas, Oklahoma State, Kansas State and West Virginia all received votes but did not crack the top 25.
Associated Press preseason poll
- Indiana (43)
- Louisville (20)
- Kentucky (2)
- Ohio St.
- N.C. State
- North Carolina
- Michigan St.
- San Diego St.
- Notre Dame
- Florida St.
Others Receiving Votes — Murray St. 59, VCU 58, Texas 46, Saint Louis 46, Minnesota 40, Butler 33, Pittsburgh 32, St. Joseph's 25, Marquette 23, Tennessee 15, Oklahoma St. 14, Kansas St. 12, Ohio 9, New Mexico 9, Georgetown 9, Miami (OH) 8, Miami (FL) 8, St. Mary's 6, West Virginia 6, Northern Iowa 5, Drexel 5, Davidson 5, Valparaiso 3, Stanford 2, Lehigh 2, Oral Roberts 1, Colorado St. 1.