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Thu., Oct. 17, 2013, 10:39 p.m.

Gonzaga 14th in USA Today preseason poll

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.

More from USA Today here and here's the Top 25.

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Jim Meehan
Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

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