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.