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See where 5 national outlets rank U of L, UK, IU and others in early 2016-17 poll

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- On the heels of one of the greatest national championship games ever, the focus has now shifted for some to the 2016-17 season.

Aggregating five early rankings for next season, we've averaged those out to see where national analysts believe next year's teams will be ranked to begin the year.

Using early rankings from ESPN, CBS, NBC, SB Nation and Bleacher Report, here are the average positions of five major programs:

University of Louisville

ESPN - 5

CBS - 22

NBC - 10

SB Nation - 5

Bleacher Report - 9

Average - 10.2

University of Kentucky

ESPN - 3

CBS - 2

NBC - 2

SB Nation - 2

Bleacher Report - 3

Average - 2.4

Indiana University

ESPN - 8

CBS - 12

NBC - 21

SB Nation - 14

Bleacher Report - 11

Average - 13.2

Duke University

ESPN - 1

CBS - 1

NBC - 1

SB Nation - 1

Bleacher Report - 1

Average - 1

Kansas University

ESPN - 4

CBS - 4

NBC - 7

SB Nation - 7

Bleacher Report - 2

Average - 4.8

Villanova University

ESPN - 2

CBS - 3

NBC - 3

SB Nation - 3

Bleacher Report - 6

Average - 3.4

University of North Carolina

ESPN - 6

CBS - 7

NBC - 8

SB Nation - 4

Bleacher Report - 7

Average - 6.4

Michigan State University

ESPN - 13

CBS - 6

NBC - 5

SB Nation - 10

Bleacher Report - 5

Average - 7.8

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