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Florida Gators basketball starts sixth in preseason AP poll

Florida State wasn’t ranked but received votes.
Florida Gators head coach Mike White, right, takes selfie photos with Gators fan Zev Goodman, 13, during open practice that was available to the public at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on Thursday. Tonight the Nov. 4 Gators take on the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers. [OCTAVIO JONES | Times]
Published Oct. 21

The Florida Gators’ men’s basketball team will start the season ranked sixth in the country in the AP poll.

Michigan State took the top spot in the preseason poll, followed by Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Louisville.

The rest of the top 10: Maryland, Gonzaga, North Carolina and Villanova.

Florida State was among the programs that received votes outside the top 25.

You can see the full rankings here.

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