University of Cincinnati LogoPotassiumPills's Ballot for Preseason of 2019-20

Submitted on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9:03PM EDT
RankTeamReason
1 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State tons of returning talent, tons of incoming talent, made final four last year
2 University of Louisville Logo Louisville similar to michigan state, albeit with less success in the tourney last year
3 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky monster recruiting class, moderate tourney success last year
4 Duke University Logo Duke another strong recruiting class, made elite eight
5 University of Kansas Logo Kansas added a ton of depth and is absolutely loaded at the front
6 Villanova University Logo Villanova returns a lot of key players, strong recruiting class, even year
7 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga returns killian tillie and kispert who will be key to their success, coming off of an elite 8 run
8 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina brings in cole anthony and other talent to go around him
9 University of Oregon Logo Oregon tons of returning players including prichard, and has a top 5 recruiting class
10 University of Virginia Logo Virginia lot of question marks, but coming off of a championship and bringing in a gem of a recruiting class
11 University of Florida Logo Florida the addition of blackshear combined with lots of returning players should make florida good, mediocre season last year
12 Seton Hall University Logo Seton Hall returns myles powell, which will make seton hall scary
13 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State returns kaleb wesson and several other key starters, was scary last year when healthy
14 University of Memphis Logo Memphis they're bringing in the number one recruiting class, however very few key starters
15 University of Maryland, College Park Logo Maryland tons of returning and new talent, however turgeon is a roadblock
16 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech coming off a title game appearance, lose a lot of key starters but bringing in considerable talent and returns moretti
17 Xavier University Logo Xavier tons of incoming talent, battle tested returning players
18 Utah State University Logo Utah State returns one of the best players in the league in sam merrill, along with a lot of team retention
19 University of Washington Logo Washington tons of incoming talent and key returning players
20 Saint Mary's College of California Logo St. Mary's retains nearly their entire squad from last year, who made a surprise tournament run
21 Virginia Commonwealth University Logo VCU tons of returning players, retaining a very strong defensive team
22 Purdue University Logo Purdue lots of question marks, but should have enough talent to stay ranked
23 Baylor University Logo Baylor lots of question marks, but have a decent amount of returning players from a tournament team
24 Auburn University Logo Auburn lots of question marks, but have lots of talent and coming off of a final four run
25 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State tons of battle tested returning players along with a loaded recruiting class, looked good at the end of last year