Purdue junior Carsen Edwards appeared on 63 of 65 ballots from a national panel to lead voting for the Associated Press 2018-19 preseason men's All-America team.
Will Iowa State's Lindell Wigginton shine? How many Big 12 teams make the NCAA tourney? Will someone finally knock KU off its Big 12 throne?
The Jayhawks have won or shared 14 consecutive conference hoops titles. This season's biggest test could come from neighboring Kansas State.
Braxton Key, who transferred from Alabama to Virginia, was granted a waiver to play right away for the Cavaliers.
Kansas checked in at No. 1 in the AP's preseason poll, earning the top spot to start a season for the third time in program history despite its entanglement in a federal corruption case.
North Carolina State says guard Braxton Beverly will have surgery on his broken left hand.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|6||Michigan StMSU||Big Ten||30-5||6||60||7||13|
|9||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||26-11||9||12||14||28|
|11||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||27-10||11||7||10||31|
|17||Ohio StateOSU||Big Ten||25-9||17||35||16||19|
|20||Penn StatePSU||Big Ten||26-13||20||56||34||71|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).