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Medcalf: Looking ahead at the Texas Longhorns

For Shaka Smart to succeed in his first season at Texas, he'll need to get the most out of Isaiah Taylor and use the Longhorns' big men effectively.

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Donovan says goodbye to Florida

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

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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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Inside the pre-draft workout process

Seth Greenberg breaks down what NBA prospects will go through during the draft combine and individual team workouts over the next month.

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6dC.L. Brown

Looking ahead: Kansas Jayhawks

The Jayhawks look to make it 12 straight Big 12 conference titles next season and will again be considered among the favorites.

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9dEamonn Brennan

Looking ahead: Virginia Tech Hokies

Looking ahead at what Virginia Tech might look like in 2015-16 after a rough transition year under Buzz Williams.


Coach Cal: No more platooning

From John Calipari's website: "Last season was an absolute outlier. It's just not the way I like to coach. ... I think we wrote the book on platooning this year, but I hope we stick it on the shelf and never have to use it again."

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Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

One more thing on the UK Platoon: It’s not exactly as if Calipari stuck with it for all that long, anyway. He did it in many of the routs.

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Elite players don't want to play 20'ish minutes a game. It's fine while you are undefeated, but it's a tough sell to kids these days.

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South Carolina’s Reggie Theus Jr., Demetrius Henry and Shamiek Sheppard will all transfer, school announces.

John Calipari @UKCoachCalipari

By this summer we will have had 26 guys in six years drafted, potentially 13 lottery picks and maybe three No. 1 draft picks.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Congrats and good luck to J.D. Collins, the NCAA's new Coordinator of Officiating. Job One: To remember it's basketball, not wrestling.

Cauley-Stein's name officially changed

The former Kentucky star changed his name from Willie Durmond Cauley Jr. to Willie Trill Cauley-Stein. He wanted to include his mother's last name, and he changed his middle name to "Trill" -- his nickname -- since he was already at the district court.

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Could NCAA clock go from 35 to 30?

J.D. Collins, the new national coordinator of men's basketball officiating, will help his officials adjust to new rules, like a possible shot-clock change for 2015-16. The Rules Committee chair Rick Byrd told ESPN's Andy Katz he expects a reduction in the clock.

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Dana O'Neil @ESPNDanaOneil

NCAA names JD Collins, from Mid-American/Summit League, as new coordinator of officials, replacing John Adams.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

J.D. Collins will replace John Adams as national coordinator of basketball officiating. Collins has been coordinator for the MAC and Summit.