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Medcalf: Looking ahead at Northern Iowa

Northern Iowa has lost key players from last season, and the Panthers will lean on their returning veterans to help reshape the program.

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Five observations: Nike Basketball Academy

Paul Biancardi was on hand in Santa Monica to check out the top talent, including Maverick Rowan and Omari Spellman, at the Nike Basketball Academy.

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Vitale: Roundball chatter

St. John's learned shot-blocker extraordinaire Chris Opekpa will transfer, and longtime assistant Mike Hopkins will officially take over for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse.

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O'Neil: Looking ahead at Wichita State

Wichita State's rise to college basketball prominence has been tied to the play of Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet. Now they're ready for their final act.

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Summer targets: Georgia Bulldogs

Mark Fox and Georgia have a good start on 2016-17, thanks to the commitments of Tyree Crump and Jordan Harris. What other big names could take the Bulldogs' lone remaining scholarship?


ESPNU CBB - Bo Ryan's Legacy

Indiana's Tom Crean and Michigan State's Tom Izzo join Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg to discuss Bo Ryan's legacy and what he's meant to Wisconsin and the Big Ten.

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Looking ahead: Xavier Musketeers

Xavier made it to the Sweet 16 on the strength of its efficient offense. The Musketeers could be better this season if they can find a point guard.

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The last time the Milwaukee Bucks were "Must Watch" was back in the mid 80's when they had Sidney Moncrief, Paul Pressey and Ricky Pierce.

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Love the frontcourt group that John Hammond has assembled in Milwaukee: Giannis, Jabari Parker, Greg Monroe and John Henson. Bucks legit.

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Phil Jackson and the Knicks strike out on Greg Monroe. His motto now becomes: "In the Zinger We Trust."

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Busy night for Cal's 2015 class: • Davon Dillard now going to Oklahoma St. • Tyson Jolly likely moving to 2016 class • Added SF Roman Davis