As Seattle Times reporter Percy Allen noted, the University of Washington is the only Pac-10 (or 12) team ranked in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Preseason Top 25 poll.
But what do these preseason polls really mean anyway? Not much, according to Zach Bell of the Slipper Still Fits and the Huskies should certainly understand why.
ESPN/USA Today Coaches' Preseason Men's Top 25 poll: Gonzaga 12th, UW 16th - The Daily Drip - SB Nation Seattle
Washington's experience last season is all the evidence you need of that: the Huskies started the season ranked 13th and found themselves out of the Top 25 by Week 9.