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Runnin Utes Starting Off Ranked

Utah-BasketballAfter a painful ending to their 2014-15 season, Utes fans have something to be happy about again. Not only is their football team 5-0 but USA Today just released the Top 25 Men’s Basketball teams and the Runnin Utes are ranked!

Duke, who the Utes lost to 7 months ago in the Sweet 16 and went on to claim the championship, is rank #4 to start out the 2015-16 season. Our Utes are ranked #16 in the nation one spot above Wisconsin, who lost in the national championship earlier this year.

Three weeks from today the Utes face Cal State Monterey Bay at home to start off their season. See their full schedule here.

How do you feel about the ranking? Let us know in the comments below.

Here is a full list of the Top 25, Week 1:

  1. Kentucky
  2. North Carolina
  3. Maryland
  4. Duke
  5. Kansas
  6. Virginia
  7. Iowa St.
  8. Oklahoma
  9. Villanova
  10. Arizona
  11. Gonzaga
  12. Wichita St.
  13. Michigan St.
  14. California
  15. Indiana
  16. Utah
  17. Wisconsin
  18. Notre Dame
  19. Louisiana State
  20. Vanderbilt
  21. Baylor
  22. Butler
  23. West Virginia
  24. Purdue
  25. Connecticut

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