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Brennan: Looking ahead at the Gonzaga Bulldogs

Gonzaga will be good. Gonzaga is always good. The Bulldogs are in position to make a deep tournament run, but then, that's nothing new.

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2hDick Vitale

Vitale: Roundball chatter

Ohio State coach Thad Matta deserves credit for upgrading the Buckeyes' nonconference schedule. They'll face Kentucky, Virginia and UConn before Big Ten play begins.

The million-dollar basketball tournament (2:47)
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Medcalf: Looking ahead at Murray State

Continuing its run of success will be a challenge for Murray State after losing star Cameron Payne to the NBA and coach Steve Prohm to Iowa State.

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Looking ahead: Colorado State Rams

Larry Eustachy's team was stung by not making the tournament last season, but they will have to incorporate some new parts to make another run.

Rice's road back (5:03)
3-Point Shot: Bo Ryan's Successor (2:35)
3-Point Shot: SCAR, MSU, IU previews (2:38)
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6dDick Vitale

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.


Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Malik Monk gets to the basket basically whenever he wants. No. 5 in ESPN. List: Arkansas, UK, Oregon, FSU, Kansas, SMU, St. John's and UNC.

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The No. 2-ranked player in 2016, Jayson Tatum, is considering four schools: Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina and Saint Louis (he's from STL).

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Harry Giles is the No. 1 player in ESPN Class of 2016. His current list: Duke, UNC, Wake, UK, Kansas, Ohio State, Syracuse, UNLV.

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Dennis Smith, top point guard in the class, told ESPN that his list heading into July is Kansas, N.C. State, Wake, Duke, UNC and Louisville.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Excited to head out tomorrow for July AAU circuit. Starting w/Under Armour Camp in Charlotte, then Peach Jam. Top of 2016 class is LOADED.

NBA's Adam Silver joins Duke board

The newest Board of Trustees members at Duke includes the NBA commissioner, the school announced. Silver, who earned his Bachelor's Degree at Duke, began a 6-year term July 1. He joins Apple CEO Tim Cook and six others.

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Jay Bilas @JayBilas

The feds outside, and they checking his tag. But, still, the boy move with a hell of a swag. I gotta go to work.