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Borzello: Guards will dominate the Class of 2016

After two recruiting classes dominated by big men, perimeter players like Dennis Smith Jr. are back in the spotlight in the Class of 2016.

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7hFran Fraschilla

The 30-second shot clock primer

Fran Fraschilla looks ahead to next week's vote on lowering the shot clock from 35 seconds to 30, discussing the implications of the move.

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8hC.L. Brown

Looking ahead: TCU Horned Frogs

TCU had its first winning season under Trent Johnson last season and, with an upgraded nonconference schedule, hopes to take the next step in 2015-16.

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2dEamonn Brennan

Looking ahead: Kansas State Wildcats

The Wildcats were tough to figure last season, and with a roster overhaul ongoing, a tough season could be coming.

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1dDick Vitale

Vitale: Roundball chatter

Players, like Sterling Gibbs, are looking for new places to play during a busy offseason for transfers.

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Donovan says goodbye to Florida

Donovan hopes to leave legacy at UF (2:31)

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6dMyron Medcalf

Looking ahead: Oklahoma Sooners

The Sooners return all the pieces needed to compete for the Big 12 title and make a run in March.

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Eamonn Brennan @eamonnbrennan

You could say Boateng got put on skates but even the worst, most self-conscious beginner ice-skater holds on longer than that

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Got Barca beating Bayern over two legs. Think that front three will destroy Bayern, whether on the counter or getting behind the defense.

John Calipari @UKCoachCalipari

Our staff has had three birthdays this week. I want to say thanks to Rafferty’s for providing lunch and cheesecake to celebrate!

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Arkansas Little Rock 5th year transfer James White w/tons of HM interest: Memphis, Bama, Ga., Ga Tech, Wichita St, GW, VCU, Tenn., Ark, BC.