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Michigan State is ranked No. 10 and Michigan is No. 18 in the USA Today preseason coaches’ poll, released Thursday.

The Spartans were also ranked No. 10 in the AP preseason poll, released Monday, while the Wolverines were No. 19.

The Spartans, 30-5 last season, have an exhibition game against Northern Michigan on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Breslin Center before opening the regular season against Kansas in the Champions Classic in Indianapolis (Nov. 6, 7 p.m.).

Kansas is ranked No. 1 in the AP poll and the coaches’ poll.

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The Wolverines, who finished 33-8 last season, with a loss to Villanova in the national championship game, play an exhibition game against Northwood on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Crisler Center. Their season opener is Nov. 6 at 8:30 p.m. at home against Norfolk State.

USA TODAY PRESEASON COACHES' POLL

 

REC

PTS

PVS

1. Kansas (14)

31-8

771

3

2. Kentucky (12)

26-11

761

17

3. Duke (4)

29-8

743

4

4. Gonzaga (1)

32-5

699

10

5. Virginia (1)

31-3

656

5

6. Tennessee

26-9

613

16

7. North Carolina

26-11

610

14

8. Villanova

36-4

543

1

9. Nevada

29-8

521

20

10. Michigan State

30-5

486

11

11. Kansas State

25-12

469

19

12. Auburn

26-8

432

23

13. West Virginia

26-11

343

13

14. Syracuse

23-14

297

15. Florida State

23-12

287

18

16. Oregon

23-13

280

17. Virginia Tech

21-12

272

18. Michigan

33-8

265

2

19. Mississippi State

25-12

213

20. UCLA

21-12

202

21. TCU

21-12

153

22. Purdue

30-7

107

9

23. Clemson

25-10

106

15

24. Washington

21-13

75

25. Nebraska

22-11

67

Others receiving votes: LSU 65, Loyola of Chicago 61, Florida 52, Indiana 34, Marquette 34, Cincinnati 30, N.C. State 30, Alabama 28, Maryland 26, Louisville 10, Providence 10, Buffalo 7, Southern Cal 6, Arizona 5, Butler 5, UCF 5, Notre Dame 4, Texas 4, Wisconsin 4, Missouri 3, Baylor 2, Miami 2, St. John’s 1, Vanderbilt 1.

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