Michigan is ranked 24th in the Associated Press Top 25 Preseason Poll released this morning.
The Wolverines will start the season ranked in the top 25 for the fourth consecutive season. The Wolverines were also ranked 23rd in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
Wisconsin (No. 3), Michigan State (No. 18), Ohio State (20) and Nebraska (21) are the other league teams to earn a spot in the AP Top 25.
Michigan will also face several top 25 teams during its non-conference schedule including a difficult road game at No. 2 Arizona. The Wolverines will host SMU (No. 22) and Syracuse (No. 23) as well as a game against either Villanova (No. 12) or VCU (No. 15) in Brooklyn.