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ESPN 25 update for Class of 2018

Marvin Bagley III remained No. 1, and the top four was unchanged, but wing Keldon Johnson went all the way from unranked to No. 9 in the updated ESPN 25.

3-Point Shot: Jaylen Brown impresses (1:38)
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ESPNU College Basketball Podcast

Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg welcome LSU's Johnny Jones, Cal's Cuonzo Martin and Texas A&M's Billy Kennedy to discuss their recent trips with their respective clubs and more.

3-Point Shot: Impactful Aggies abroad (1:42)
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Full Big 12-SEC Challenge schedule released

Kentucky's visit to Kansas will highlight the Big 12-SEC Challenge, which released its full schedule and has three games in which top 25 teams meet.

3-Point Shot: Coastal Carolina makes history (2:14)
3-Point Shot: Cyclones in Spain (1:24)
3-Point Shot: Kentucky ready to roll (2:38)

Ex-Kentucky standout Tsioropoulos dies at 84

Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

3-Point Shot: Rivalries rekindled (1:28)
Freshman makes up for missed free throw (0:20)
3-Point Shot: A-10 powerhouse (2:33)
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The Returnees: Welcome back, Buddy Hield

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield is one of the best players in America, and he's the captain of an Oklahoma program that could enter the season as a top-10 team.

3-Point Shot: Pre-season POY favorite? (1:49)
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The Returnees: Welcome back, Anthony Gill

Virginia's Anthony Gill is one of the country's most important returning veterans and the 2015 offseason's least heralded All-American candidate.

3-Point Shot: If Coach K were younger... (2:35)
Batman steals the show (0:13)


Adam Finkelstein @AdamFinkelstein

Young players - think before you tweet. You might only be reinforcing what coaches & evaluators are concerned about in the first place.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

The guy next to me doesn't fly much. He's picking through my stack of last the four weeks Sports Illustrateds I've stored. But it's all good

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

ESPN 100 guard Shamorie Ponds will take the short trip to St. John's. Johnnies are in good shape for the talented NYC prospect.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Five-star guard Kobi Simmons has an official visit to Kentucky this weekend. Also has trips to UNLV and Ohio State scheduled.

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Five-star guard Frank Jackson flew in last night for his official visit to Duke this weekend. Blue Devils are considered a favorite for him.