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    Men's basketball ranked 15th in FOX preseason poll

    By Eric Lindsey

    It's that time of the year again.

    Magazine and yearbooks are starting to hit newstands at local stores, meaning this year's men's basketball preseason polls are starting to hit the World Wide Web.

    Jeff Goodman of FOX Sports turned in his preseason rankings Wednesday, tabbing the Kentucky men's basketball team at No. 15 to begin the year. Not bad for a team that lost five NBA first-round draft picks.

    Here is what Goodman had to say about UK:

    Talk about a drastic change in personnel. The Wildcats lost five guys to the first round of the NBA draft, but UK has reloaded by adding another terrific freshman class led by Knight - one of the most talented guards in the country. The key, however, will be Kanter - a 6-foot-9 Turkish kid who could be a force in the paint as long as he is cleared by the NCAA.