The way-too-early USA Today Coaches Poll was released on Wednesday, and Mizzou comes in at 17th in the preseason edition.
Indiana is ranked No. 1 and received 21 of 31 first place votes. Louisville and Kentucky are No. 2 and No. 3 respectively, and each got five first place votes. Ohio State and Michigan round off the top five.
Kentucky and Florida, ranked 10th, join Mizzou as the only three SEC teams that are included in the top 25. Tennessee and Georgia are the SEC teams that received votes.
The Tigers begin their regular season on November 10 against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Mizzou Arena.