Gonzaga is ranked No. 14 in USA Today's preseason poll. The Bulldogs finished 14th in the USA Today rankings last season.
Kentucky is rated No. 1. Memphis, Gonzaga's opponent Feb. 8 in Memphis, is ranked 13th. Syracuse, a possible GU opponent in Maui, is No. 7. Baylor, also a potential opponent in Maui, just missed the Top 25 (102 votes, 26th). Kansas State, GU's opponent on Dec. 21 in Wichita, received three votes.
No other WCC teams received a vote. Wichita State, which eliminated Gonzaga in last year's NCAA Tournament, is No. 16.