With college basketball is on the horizon, preseason rankings are prepping fans to gear up for another exciting season.
KenPom's unconventional preseason rankings were posted Saturday morning and put the Kansas Jayhawks, Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels as the top three.
Rounding out the top 10 are: Virginia, Villanova, Nevada, Kentucky, Syracuse, Gonzaga and West Virginia.
The Jayhawks have propelled to the No. 1 spot thanks to the returning talent of Lagerald Vick and Udoka Azubuike. F
The 2018-19 Preseason #Big12MBB awards are out ➡️ https://t.co/dotnHL7d3U— Kansas Basketball (@KUHoops) October 17, 2018
✅ Newcomer of the Year
✅ Freshman of the Year
✅ All-Big 12 First Team
✅ All-Big 12 Honorable Mention X2#KUbball pic.twitter.com/AIEcSLVqVj
The Blue Devils' biggest draws are freshmen Zion Williamson, Cam Reddish and RJ Barrett, of course. If the freshmen can adjust to the college game quickly, the entire country will be on notice.
Don't sleep on the Tar Heels, though, who will have a dangerous lineup including Coby White, replacing Joel Berry, and will have the help of top freshman Nassir Little and Luke Maye. His preseason All-American selection should motivate him to step up for the team.
Seriously, can the season just start already?