Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – The Syracuse University men’s basketball team is tied for a No. 8 ranking in the Associated Press preseason poll released on Thursday
The Orange are less than seven months removed from a Final Four appearance in the NCAA Tournament, but lost a number of key players including star guard Michael Carter-Williams and forward James Southerland.
The Orange are ranked No. 7 in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll.
Kentucky topped both polls.
The Orange are one of five ACC teams ranked in the top 25.
SU’s new conference has more teams in the AP top 25 than any other conference.
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