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Why Oregon will stay on top in next season's Pac-12

Oregon finished on top of the Pac-12 last season and made a run to the Elite Eight. With loads of talent returning, will the Ducks continue their reign?

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How C.M. Newton changed the face of the SEC

No one provided athletic opportunities for African-Americans in the South like Charles Martin Newton. At every stop of his career, he made unprecedented and controversial moves related to race.

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College basketball's biggest underachievers

Recruiting is the lifeblood of any program, but Kentucky leads the way among schools that have signed impressive classes only to see them fail to live up to expectations.

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Ohio State's growing pains should be over

Despite departures that will hurt frontcourt depth, the Buckeyes return their top six scorers and will have experience in the starting lineup.

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How will the ACC race play out in 2016-17?

Next season's ACC will likely be defined by one team: Duke. The league will be deep -- it always is, isn't it? But the Blue Devils are loaded and likely will start the season as the No. 1 team.

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With or without Hayes, things looking up for Wisconsin

After a tumultuous season that saw a surprise coaching change and inconsistent play, the 2016-17 Badgers -- even while awaiting Nigel Hayes' decision -- will have everything going for them.

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Villanova's Hart to return for senior season

Villanova guard Josh Hart, who was the leading scorer of the Wildcats' national championship team, announced he will return for his senior season.

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Four-star senior Justin Jackson has committed to Maryland, source confirmed to ESPN. Huge pickup this late in the process.

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IMaryland guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, announced Wednesday night that he will return to College Park for his junior campaign after testing the NBA draft waters. 📷:GettyImages

Source: Peters withdraws from draft

Per Jeff Goodman, Valparaiso's Alec Peters has withdrawn from the NBA draft. Peters, who led the Crusaders in scoring and rebounding en route to 30 wins and the NIT final, will reveal his decision to the public on Thursday.

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Trimble made Terps fans wait all night

Melo Trimble made a deadline decision late Wednesday night to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to Maryland for his junior year. He was expected to be a second-round pick.

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