John Gasaway with ESPN Insiders ranked the top five defenses going into the college basketball season. Rick Pitino has always been known for his aggressive defense, so it is no surprise that this years team comes in at number 1. Check out the other four teams below, and let us know what you think about the rankings. Any surprises? Or are they the teams you expected to see.
Projecting 2018’s top five defenses….
—2 Big 12 teams (but no KU)
—1 ACC (not so fast, UVA)
—1 Big Easthttps://t.co/2UYC4tOted
— John Gasaway (@JohnGasaway) September 7, 2017