Preseason NCAA Basketball 2013 - 2014 Rankings: Top 10

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10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 SeasonSportsFan Chronicles10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season This season of NCAA basketball was one that would be perfect for a sports book. Looking ahead, though, which are the teams that are most likely to prevail next year?10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season The best teams for the 2013-14 games, despite my biases against some of them, will probably be some of the ones we saw make it to the top this year.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season10) Syracuse. Thanks to coach Jim Boeheim, this teamwill excel despite losing two of its best players this year.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season They went to the Final Four this year, and next year, the Orange might take it all the way to the top.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season9) Marquette. They slid into the Elite Eight this season,and coach Buzz Williams is probably itching to bring the team further next year.[source: http://www.thebestsportsblog.com/marquette-basketball.html]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season With most of its crucial players staying on, this team has a solid chance.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season8) North Carolina. The Tar Heels already have fivechampionships to their name.[source: http://www.overtimesportstalk.com/?p=183]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season Nate Britt has been added as a point guard along with several other recruits, and the resulting combination of players could make history.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted 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/]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season Still, with the addition of Kasey Hill, they may be able to make a comeback next season.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted 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-statepulls-away-from-cincinnati/2012/03/22/gIQA5FosUS_blog.html]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season5) Duke. Mike Krzyzewski, or "Coach K" as the teamcalls him, has not only coached Duke, but the Olympic basketball team as well.[source: http://www.dukechronicle.com/articles/2013/04/16/duke-basketballs-seth-curryundergoes-surgery]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season With Quinn Cook and Jabari Parker onboard for next year, the other teams might have to watch themselves.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season4) Arizona. Led by Sean Miller and featuring NickJohnson and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, this team could show us some moves usually reserved for sports fiction stories.[source: http://tucsoncitizen.com/wildcatreport/2013/01/27/arizona-basketball-chol-yorkworking-hard-on-the-fringe-of-playing-rotation/]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted 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-anuptempo-team-in-2012-13/]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season Perhaps next year they can take their game even further.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season2) Louisville. Hopefully Russ Smith, this team's bestscorer, will pass on the NBA draft for one more year.[source: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1589531-louisville-vs-wichita-state-nbacomparison-for-starters-in-final-four-showdown]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season After all, the team is already losing Peyton Siva, arguably the team's leader. Terry Rozier and Chris Jones, both point guards, could step in.10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season1) Kentucky. The Wildcats could face-off against itsaforementioned neighbor in what could become one for the books--or perhaps just a sports novel.[source: http://www.takingbadschotz.com/?p=8112]10 Best NCAA Teams as Predicted for the 2013-14 Season Julius Randle and James Young could, along with the rest of the team, carry the school to victory.Future 2014 Champions: KentuckyAnd thats it for our way-too-early NCAA mens basketball preseason rankings for 2013-2014. For more of today's best sports humor, opinions, insights and more, visit: www.sportsfanchronicles.com/blog

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