The week 5 college basketball polls were released Monday afternoon. Each week this will update Providence’s position, the Big East members in the polls and Providence’s non-conference opponents.
Here’s how the Big East and Providence’s non-conference opponents fared in this week’s polls and Kenpom ratings:
The Big East
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USA Today released their preseason Coaches Poll on Thursday and Providence was among the group of schools who received some votes but not enough to crack the Top 25. The Friars got 21 votes and are ranked 32nd by the 32 head coaches across Division I college basketball who cast ballots. The Big East has 3 schools inside the Top 25, including league favorite Villanova who is ranked 6th. The Friars’ first opponent at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center as part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games is Minnesota who is ranked 15th and Providence’s in-state rival finds themselves one spot in front of the Friars 22 days before the 2017-18 season kicks off across the country.
Here’s how the Big East and Providence’s non-conference opponents fared in this preseason poll:
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