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CBS Releases New Preseason Top 25

Bill Self crouching next to the Kansas bench.

LAWRENCE, KS - JANUARY 19: Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks watches from the bench during the game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Allen Fieldhouse on January 19, 2015 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The college basketball season is still more than five months away. However, early preseason top 25s are already being updated.

As players make their final NBA Draft decisions, rosters begin to crystallize more. There are still some guys left to make up their mind, as well as graduate transfers still mulling over options for next year.

CBS put out its most up-to-date Top 25 this afternoon. The list was updated after Villanova star Donte DiVincenzo announced he was staying in the draft.C

CBS has a familiar name at No. 1: the Kansas Jayhawks.

“Bill Self will once again have a roster loaded with talent and experience — the kind that makes the Jayhawks the clear favorite to win a 15th straight Big 12 title. Former Memphis star Dedric Lawson should be a double-double nightmare for opponents right from the jump. And the arrival of five-star guards Quentin Grimes and Devon Dotson makes the losses of Malik Newman and Lagerald Vick less of a big deal."

Here’s the full top 10:

  1. Kansas
  2. Duke
  3. Tennessee
  4. Kentucky
  5. Gonzaga
  6. Virginia
  7. Villanova
  8. Nevada
  9. North Carolina
  10. Auburn

The deadline for underclassmen who previously declared to withdraw from the NBA Draft is June 11. We’ll know more about the 2018-19 season then.

You can view CBS’ full top 25 here.