Originally posted on The Cardinal Connect  |  Last updated 10/31/13
Around 1 PM this afternoon, the 2013-14 preseason College Basketball AP Poll will be released. Rick Pitino and the Louisville Cardinals are expected to fall anywhere between the top five. Prior to the suspension of Chane Behanan, Louisville was expected to be No. 1 or No. 2, however without Behanan suspended indefinitely, I’m sure there are some voters who kept that in mind while filling their ballot. While we don’t yet know where the Cards will fall in the AP Poll, the folks at ESPN.com have been releasing their Preseason Power Rankings chunk by chunk with No. 6 – No. 10 being released today. Surprisingly, Louisville came in at No. 6. 6. Louisville The Cardinals quest to become the first repeat national champion since Florida in 2006-07 suffered a debilitating hit with the indefinite suspension of junior forward Chane Behanan. The two-year starters absence will put a lot of pressure on sophomore Montrezl Harrell and senior Stephan Van Treese — not to mention force freshman Mangok M...
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