WVU Ranked No. 11 In Preseason Men’s Basketball AP Top 25

WVU Ranked No. 11 In Preseason Men's Basketball AP Top 25

The AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll has WVU ranked No. 11 for the 2017-2018 season. This is the third straight year Bob Huggins and company have been ranked.

The Mountaineers are looking to build off a 28-9 season where they made it to the Big 12 Championship game as well as the Sweet 16. WVU lost in the Sweet 16 to Gonzaga by a final score of 61-58. Gonzaga went on for an appearance in the national championship.

There are four WVU opponents who are ranked in this preseason poll. WVU opens the season with 25th ranked Teas A&M. In the SEC/Big 12 Challenge the Mountaineers will take on preseason No. 5 Kentucky. Fellow Big 12 members Kansas (No. 4) and Baylor (No. 24) are the two other ranked opponents.

The Mountaineers open up the season on Friday, November 10, at 6 p.m. when they travel to Ramstein, Germany to take on the Texas A&M Aggies on ESPN.