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Restocked KU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Kansas coach Bill Self sees big holes when he looks at his roster after losing three starters, including Associated Press All-American Devonte' Graham.

The voters in the AP Top 25 poll see something different: a roster restocked so well that Jayhawks will start the season as the nation's top team.

Kansas checked in at No. 1 in the preseason poll released Monday, earning the top spot to start a season for the third time in program history, all under Self. The Jayhawks topped the ballot for 37 of 65 voters, nearly double that of No. 2 Kentucky.

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AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas0-0
2 Kentucky0-0
3 Gonzaga0-0
4 Duke0-0
5 Virginia0-0
6 Tennessee0-0
7 Nevada0-0
8 North Carolina0-0
9 Villanova0-0
10 Michigan State0-0
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 North Carolina26-11
5 Kansas31-8
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Duke29-8
8 Tennessee26-9
9 Purdue30-7
10 Kentucky26-11
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