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Preseason Top 40 for 2013-14

Updated: May 2, 2013, 12:18 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

Earlier this week, my ESPN colleague Jason King offered up his Top 25 for 2013-14 and Andy Katz countered with his. So I've decided to join the fun!

I know it is early, but it gave me something to do while sitting at The Broken Egg. It is subject to change as other player moves, injuries, transfers, etc. can happen. For the moment, here is my look at the best that college hoops has to offer for the 2013-14 campaign.

A number of players have declared for the NBA draft. That group certainly influenced my look at the early top 40 teams for next season.

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.