Preseason NCAA Basketball 2013 - 2014 Rankings: Top 10

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Preseason NCAA Basketball 2013 - 2014 Rankings: Top 10

  1. 1. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14SeasonSportsFan Chronicles
  2. 2. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• This season of NCAA basketball was one that wouldbe perfect for a sports book. Looking ahead, though,which are the teams that are most likely to prevail nextyear?
  3. 3. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• The best teams for the 2013-14 games,despite my biases against some of them, willprobably be some of the ones we saw makeit to the top this year.
  4. 4. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season10) Syracuse. Thanks to coach Jim Boeheim, this teamwill excel despite losing two of its best players thisyear.
  5. 5. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• They went to the Final Four this year, andnext year, the Orange might take it all theway to the top.
  6. 6. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season9) Marquette. They slid into the Elite Eight this season,and coach Buzz Williams is probably itching to bringthe team further next year.[source: http://www.thebestsportsblog.com/marquette-basketball.html]
  7. 7. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• With most of its crucial players stayingon, this team has a solid chance.
  8. 8. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season8) North Carolina. The Tar Heels already have fivechampionships to their name.[source: http://www.overtimesportstalk.com/?p=183]
  9. 9. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• Nate Britt has been added as a point guardalong with several other recruits, and theresulting combination of players could makehistory.
  10. 10. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season7) Florida. The Gators took a hit this year, losing RikMurphy, Kenny Boynton, and Mike Rosario.[source: http://gamedayr.com/gamedayr/florida-gators-beat-air-force-basketball-recap/]
  11. 11. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• Still, with the addition of Kasey Hill,they may be able to make a comebacknext season.
  12. 12. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season6) Ohio State. These guys lost big-scorer DeshaunThomas, but have four great starters returning.[source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/early-lead/post/ncaa-basketball-ohio-state-pulls-away-from-cincinnati/2012/03/22/gIQA5FosUS_blog.html]
  13. 13. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season5) Duke. Mike Krzyzewski, or "Coach K" as the teamcalls him, has not only coached Duke, but the Olympicbasketball team as well.[source: http://www.dukechronicle.com/articles/2013/04/16/duke-basketballs-seth-curry-undergoes-surgery]
  14. 14. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• With Quinn Cook and Jabari Parkeronboard for next year, the other teamsmight have to watch themselves.
  15. 15. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season4) Arizona. Led by Sean Miller and featuring NickJohnson and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, this team couldshow us some moves usually reserved for sportsfiction stories.[source: http://tucsoncitizen.com/wildcatreport/2013/01/27/arizona-basketball-chol-york-working-hard-on-the-fringe-of-playing-rotation/]
  16. 16. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season3) Michigan State. The green-and-white clad team led byTom Izzo made it to the Sweet Sixteen this year.[source: http://www.umhoops.com/2012/10/05/ask-the-beat-will-michigan-be-an-uptempo-team-in-2012-13/]
  17. 17. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• Perhaps next year they can taketheir game even further.
  18. 18. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season2) Louisville. Hopefully Russ Smith, this teams bestscorer, will pass on the NBA draft for one more year.[source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1589531-louisville-vs-wichita-state-nba-comparison-for-starters-in-final-four-showdown]
  19. 19. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• After all, the team is already losing PeytonSiva, arguably the teams leader. Terry Rozierand Chris Jones, both point guards, couldstep in.
  20. 20. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season1) Kentucky. The Wildcats could face-off against itsaforementioned neighbor in what could become onefor the books--or perhaps just a sports novel.[source: http://www.takingbadschotz.com/?p=8112]
  21. 21. 10 Best NCAA Teams asPredicted for the 2013-14 Season• Julius Randle and James Young could,along with the rest of the team, carrythe school to victory.
  22. 22. Future 2014 Champions: KentuckyAnd that’s it for our way-too-early NCAAmen’s basketball preseason rankings for2013-2014.For more of todays best sports humor,opinions, insights and more, visit:www.sportsfanchronicles.com/blog

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