Can Giacoletti make Drake a contender?

Updated: August 27, 2013, 4:44 PM ET
By Andy Katz

Editor's Note: All week ESPN.com is taking a look at new faces in new places. As part of our coverage, Andy Katz will be diving into the mid-major ranks to profile a first-year coach each day.

Wichita State is coming off a Final Four appearance and Creighton is gone.

If there ever was a time for Missouri Valley teams to step up to a challenge, it is now.

The door is open for some program -- even Drake, led by new coach Ray Giacoletti -- to fill the void left by the ...

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