Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports
The USA Today preseason Coaches Poll was released on Thursday and LSU is ranked No. 19.

The Tigers finished last season with a 22-11 record.


1. Kentucky 38-1
1. North Carolina 26-12
3. Maryland 28-7
4. Duke 35-4
5. Kansas 27-9
6. Virginia 30-4
7. Iowa St. 25-9
8. Oklahoma 24-11
9. Villanova 33-3
10 Arizona 34-4
11. Gonzaga 35-3
12. Wichita St. 30-5
13. Michigan St 27-12
14. California 18-15
15. Indiana 20-14
16. Utah 26-9
17. Wisconsin 36-4
18. Notre Dame 32-6
19. LSU 22-11
20. Vanderbilt 21-14
21. Baylor 24-10
22. Butler 23-11
23. West Virginia 25-10
24. Purdue 21-13
24. Connecticut 20-15

Others Receiving Votes:
Michigan 108; Louisville 93; Texas A&M 58; UCLA 48; Georgetown 45; Cincinnati 43; North Carolina State 36; Oregon 33; Texas 29; Xavier 25; Florida State 25; Miami (Fla.) 11; San Diego State 10; Iowa 8; Davidson 5; Boise State 5; Providence 5; Stephen F. Austin 2; Belmont 2; Ohio State 2; Tulsa 1; Dayton 1; Old Dominion 1; Marquette 1.

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3 Comments
They're unproven. I'm fine with this. Would actually be ok if they were unranked. They will have their chances to prove themselves this year. I expect that they will end the year ranked higher than this.
Reply66 months
2nd best SEC team. I'll take it.
Reply66 months
Seems right.
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