The Preseason Top 25 Men's Basketball Poll was released today by the Associated Press. According to, Michigan State, with a highly-touted freshman class, is ranked Number 12.

Duke, by far, was voted the Preseason Number 1, receiving 58 of the 65 first-place votes. Despite high expectations from this year's freshmen class featuring blue chip recruits Miles Bridges, Josh Langford, Nick Ward and Cassius Winston joining forces with returning guards Tum Tum Nairn, Eron Harris, and Matt McQuaid, MSU isn't the highest ranked Big Ten team in the poll. Indiana ranks one spot higher at Number 11.

The Spartans kick off the regular season against Preseason Number 10 Arizona in Hawaii on Friday, November 11 at 7:00PM local time, part of the Armed Forces Classic. All of the Spartan Basketball action this season can be heard on Classic Rock 94.9 WMMQ!