First AP Men’s Hoops Top 25 Poll Released

The Associated Press released its first look at the top 25 in men’s college basketball on Monday.

Reigning National Champion Baylor comes in at #8 as it begins its title defense, while the team the Bears defeated to hoist the trophy, Gonzaga, will begin the season in the #1 slot.

Kansas finds itself at #3 in the nation, joined by Texas #5, as the Big 12 will only have three representatives in the poll to start the year.

Full Poll Here: