Michigan State women’s basketball is ranked No. 17 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll that was released Wednesday. The No. 17 ranking is the Spartans’ first ranking in the preseason poll since 2015-16 and is their highest preseason ranking since 2014-15 when they were No. 14. Overall it is MSU’s seventh preseason ranking under head coach Suzy Merchant and the 10th in the history of the program.