Men's hoops ranked 25th in preseason rankings

<p> The Arizona State men's basketball team, the only Pac-10 team with two all-league performers returning, is ranked 25th in the preseason rankings.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">ASU Ranked 25th in Men's Hoops Preseason Poll (Sept. 22, 2008)</a></p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;</p><separator></separator><p>ASU returns its top seven scorers from last year's 21-13 team that tied for the nation's lead in win improvement, as ASU was 8-22 in 2006-07 but went on to beat NCAA Tournament teams Arizona (twice), Xavier, Stanford, USC and Oregon last year.</p><separator></separator>The Sun Devils open their season at home on Friday, Nov. 14, against 2008 NCAA Tournament participant Mississippi Valley State.<!-- STORY AD BEGINS HERE --></p>