Jayhawks the team to beat ... for now

Originally Published: April 10, 2009
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

The deadline to declare for the draft is April 26, and the deadline to withdraw not until June 15. The Top 25 will change multiple times between now and November. Wake Forest didn't make the cut because James Johnson and Jeff Teague declared. If Teague returns, the Demon Deacons are assuredly a Top 25 team. Florida has the same issue. The Gators are waiting to see whether Nick Calathes stays in the draft. If he returns, he joins Kenny Boynton and Vernon Macklin, and the Gators suddenly become one of the favorites in the SEC.

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1.Syracuse, 2.Kansas, 3.Michigan State, 4.Villanova, 5.Purdue
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Michigan State: Although they got blown out by the Tar Heels in the national championship this year, the future looks bright for the Spartans. Kalin Lucas and Raymar Morgan will continue their dominance in Big Ten play.
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