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O'Neil: Looking ahead at the Kentucky Wildcats

Replacing eight guys from a team that lost but one game in 39 tries is a rather tall order, but this is Kentucky, and expectations are always high.

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With Perry Ellis set to depart after 2015-16 and Cheick Diallo likely to follow, Kansas will need to eye frontcourt help this summer. Jeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello assess the Jayhawks' needs.

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Chicago fans skeptical of Hoiberg hire (2:40)
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3-Point Shot: SEC rivalries, ISU search (1:52)
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Looking ahead: USC Trojans

It appears that Andy Enfield finally has the foundation in place to get the Trojans out of the Pac-12 cellar.

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Looking ahead: Colorado Buffaloes

There is not just an expectation of success at Colorado now, but an expectation that the work needed to succeed will be done.

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Looking ahead: Oregon State Beavers

Led by Gary Payton II, the Oregon State Beavers could be heading toward an NCAA tournament bid.

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Looking ahead: Kentucky

Replacing eight guys from a team that lost but one game in 39 tries is a rather tall order, but this is Kentucky -- and expectations are always high. O'Neil: Missing on recruits

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Eamonn Brennan @eamonnbrennan

Not being in Chicago anymore, it's hard to get a feel for nebulous local opinion. Are people really that down on the Hoiberg hire?

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Iowa State search to replace Hoiberg includes Murray State coach Steve Prohm and Stephen F. Austin’s Brad Underwood, source told ESPN.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Iowa State president meddling in job search. Should probably leave it to AD Jamie Pollard — who did happen to hire a guy named Hoiberg.

Jay Bilas @JayBilas

I'm tired, I feel wired, but yet I'm still inspired. To find somebody else for the job, tell me I'm fired. I gotta go to work.

Reggie Rankin @ReggieRankin

Hearing Mario Kegler (MS) and Sam Cunliffe (WA) had great unofficial visits to Arizona State, HC Bobby Hurley not wasting time!@ESPNRNHoops

NBA seeking college coaches again

Fred Hoiberg joins Billy Donovan and Brad Stevens as recent NBA coaching hires from the college ranks, after years of spotty results. Is this the start of a new trend? Making the jump

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