9 schools with men’s and women’s basketball teams in the AP Top 25

As the college football season quickly approaches the red zone, the college basketball season awaits its moment at the scoring table.

The 2022-23 college basketball season is just under weeks away, and as the offseason draws to a close, The Associated Press has just released its preseason Top 25 poll for basketball. male and female ball.

If you pay close enough attention to both lists, you will notice that several schools appear on each. Specifically, nine schools are ranked by the AP in its men’s and women’s basketball polls.

Here’s a look at each, with their rankings included (all odds courtesy of DraftKings).

(Bob Donnan – USA TODAY Sports)

Behind the experience of Armando Bacot and Caleb Love, the men’s national championship runner-up starts the season as the No. 1 in the country. Meanwhile, the women’s team returns four starters from its 2022 Sweet 16 team that was knocked out of the tournament by eventual champion South Carolina.

North Carolina Tar Heels Championship Odds

Men: +900

Women: +3500

(James Snook-USA TODAY Sports)

It should be a really happy new year texas. On the women’s side, Rori Harmon will be the pace for the Longhorns for what could be the team’s first Final Four appearance since 2003, while Chris Beard’s hugely talented squad should have much better cohesion and chemistry this time around. -this.

Texas Longhorns Championship Odds

Men: +2200

Women: +1000

(Brianna Paciorka/News Sentinel/USA TODAY NETWORK)

The Tennessee women’s basketball team has done serious work in the transfer portal to help their already strong recruiting class. And although the men lost Kennedy Chandler to the NBA, they still come back a solid team that should be able to make a run in the NCAA Tournament.

Tennessee Volunteer Championship Odds

Men: +3000

Women: +800

(Chris Jones – USA TODAY Sports)

Baylor’s men’s team aren’t too far off from a national championship, and with another talented roster, a run to the Final Four shouldn’t be out of the question. Nicki Colleen’s Bears have lost their best players to the WNBA, but have more than enough returning starters and incoming talent to thrive in Colleen’s sophomore season.

Baylor Bears Championship Odds

Men: +1500

Women: +5000

(Rich Janzaruk/Herald-Times/USA TODAY NETWORK)

Both basketball teams are coming off of impressive seasons, which should be followed by even better years with most of their key players back on campus.

Indiana Hoosiers Championship Odds

Men: +3500

Women: +4000

(Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports)

A sensational sophomore class makes Greg McDermott’s Bluejays a popular pick to win the Big East, which could lead to their deepest NCAA tournament run in school history. Speaking of school history, Jim Flanery’s Creighton women’s basketball team did it last season with an appearance in the Elite 8. Almost everyone is back for the sequel.

Creighton Bluejays Championship Odds

Men: +2500

Women: +10000

(Daniel Dunn – USA TODAY Sports)

Tommy Lloyd has his work cut out after losing Bennedict Mathurin, Dalen Terry and Christian Koloko in the NBA. But with Azuolas Tubelis and Kerr Kriisa back, the Wildcats will be fine. Meanwhile, the transfer portal has helped Adia Barnes’ basketball team load up with quality players.

Arizona Wildcats Championship Futures

Men: +2500

Women: +6000

(Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard/USA TODAY NETWORK)

Many players left Eugene after the women’s team’s disappointing end to the season. But as long as Te-Hina Paopao and Sedona Prince are in uniform, the Ducks will be good. The men’s roster is pretty stacked and should be competing for a Pac-12 title.

Oregon Ducks Championship Futures

Men: +5000

Women: +6000

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