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Looking ahead: Another Big 12 title for Kansas? Another Big 12 title for Kansas

There's nothing to suggest the Jayhawks won't end up atop the Big 12 for a 13th season in a row. But what about a return to the Final Four?

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Which team could reach the Final Four again? (2:31)
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Virginia coach Tony Bennett answers the fast break questions (1:10)
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Taylor: Coach Smart supported my decision (2:33)
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Should Nigel Hayes return to Wisconsin? (1:44)
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What you don't know about Roy Williams (1:08)
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Voepel: Baffling that women's basketball stands alone in UNC's latest notice (2:22)
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Top 10 available CBB transfers

The number of Division I transfers swelled to more than 700 last season. The 2016 version includes ex-Duke guard Derryck Thornton and hundreds of others.

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Aussie rules football league eyes U.S. talent

The Australian Football League is seeking big men, so a group of U.S. college athletes, mostly basketball players, was recruited to L.A. this week for a crash course in Australian rules football.

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Coach K: Amaker, Wojciechowski and Battier best Duke defenders (1:05)
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Calipari's March Madness memories (1:04)
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Gathers is ready to showcase his football skills (1:54)
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Who are the favorites for 2017's top recruits?

Sure there are a handful of unsigned 2016 prospects, but it's time to turn our attention to the Class of 2017. The first evaluation period brought the coaches to see No. 1 DeAndre Ayton and others while setting up some interesting recruiting storylines.

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Cal State Bakersfield coach Rod Barnes, who went to NCAA tourney this past season, has signed a 5-year extension thru 2023, source told ESPN

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Auburn has landed another transfer -- Bethune Cookman big man LaRon Smith. He told ESPN he just committed to the Tigers. Shot-blocker.

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Washington State transfer Que Johnson told ESPN he will visit Rick Stansbury and Western Kentucky this week.

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New South Dakota State coach T.J. Otzelberger has landed Southern Utah grad transfer A.J. Hess. Averaged 11.7 two years ago when healthy.

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Colorado State grad transfer John Gillon tells ESPN he has committed to Syracuse.

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Some more guys who have not been invited to combine: V.J. Beachem, Kaleb Tarczewski, Maurice Watson, Trevon Bluiett, Peter Jok.

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Presbyterian transfer DeSean Murray has committed to Auburn, source told ESPN. First-team all-Big South as a soph.

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Few more alternates on the NBA combine list: Dillon Brooks, Sheldon McClellan, James Webb, Prince Ibeh