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North Carolina Leads First College Basketball AP Top 25

The 2015-16 college basketball season is upon us, and today, the AP dropped its first Top 25. Veteran-laden North Carolina leads the way, while Kentucky's young guns come up just behind, along with Maryland, Kansas, and Duke behind. Virginia, which comes in at No. 6, also received a lone No. 1 vote.

Here is the full Top 25 list:

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

The conference breakdown:

AAC: 1
ACC: 4
Big East: 2
Big Ten: 6
Big 12: 4
Missouri Valley: 1
Pac-12: 3
SEC: 3
WCC: 1

[AP]