Duke Ranked #9 in first A.P. Poll

The Duke Blue Devils begin the 2020-21 college basketball season ranked 9th in the debut of the Associated Press poll.

Duke returns two starters from an abbreviated season and welcomes another talented freshmen class.

The Blue Devils have been ranked 832 weeks all time and this marks the 45th year they enter the pre-season ranked by members of the media.

Duke enters the season seeking their sixth national championship under Mike Krzyzewski who is the winningest head coach in NCAA history with 1123 victories.

Top Ten

1 - Gonzaga

2 - Baylor

3 - Villanova

4 - Virginia

5 - Iowa

6 - Kansas

7 - Wisconsin

8 - Illinois

9 - Duke

10- Kentucky