(WTNH)–With a highly-regarded freshman class, the return of stars Jalen Adams, Rodney Purvis and Amida Brimah, and the addition of talented newcomer Terry Larrier, the UConn men’s basketball team appears poised to do big things this season.
The coaches in the USA Today preseason poll seem to agree.
UConn was ranked No. 16 in the USA Today Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which came out on Thursday. The Huskies were tabbed above No. 17 Syracuse and No. 18 West Virginia, two former Big East rivals.
Check out the entire coaches poll below.
The Huskies begin the regular season on Nov. 11 against Wagner.
USA Today Preseason Coaches’ Poll:
6. North Carolina
9. Michigan State
18. West Virginia
19. St. Mary’s (CA)
24. Rhode Island