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ESPN.com's preseason Top 25

11/5/2007

The coaches had their say in the ESPN/USA Today rankings. The media made their voice heard in Saturday's Associated Press Top 25. Now, it's our turn. ESPN.com's panel of contributors -- columnists Mechelle Voepel, Graham Hays and Charlie Creme and ESPN play-by-play announcer Beth Mowins -- each independently came up with their top 25. We crunched the numbers and combined the votes to come up with the following order. Tennessee was the unanimous No. 1 pick -- until a certain bracketologist filed his rankings. A look:

* Refers to the highest and lowest votes a team received from the various experts; NR denotes "not ranked"; note that not every team received four votes.