UK BASKETBALL | Cats tie for No. 1 in preseason coaches poll

10/15/2015 02:41 PM

For the third season in a row, the Kentucky Wildcats begin the basketball season as the top-ranked team in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

The Cats share the spot with the North Carolina Tar Heels. Both teams earned 749 points from the ballots of 32 Division I coaches.

Kentucky reached the Final Four the last two years it claimed the preseason No. 1 ranking.

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