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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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Greenberg: Coaches' summer checklist

Seth Greenberg details 12 things college coaches do to prepare their teams during the offseason -- actually one of the busiest times of year.

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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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Four-star 2016 power forward Mitch Lightfoot took an official visit to Stanford last weekend. It was his first official.

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Vanderbilt has invited Darius Perry for an unofficial this weekend to play with team and former Vandy players currently in the NBA

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Talented 2016 Jonathan Isaac down to 12: Auburn, LSU, Texas, FSU, Wisconsin, Michigan, Miami, Cal, Kentucky, Stanford, Wake Forest, Virginia

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2016 SF Vance Jackson listed entire Pac-12, plus UNLV, UConn, Maryland and Memphis. Cal, USC, Zona probably in strongest among Pac-12 teams.

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Top-30 2016 Rawle Alkins has recent offers from Texas and Kentucky. Duke & UNC have contacted him. Louisville, Indiana, others involved.

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Four-star 2016 point guard Quentin Goodin tells ESPN he will cut his list to five after NBA Camp. Thirteen schools involved right now.

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De'Ron Davis will cut his list after NBA Camp. Indiana, Arizona, Arkansas, ASU, Notre Dame, UConn, Texas, Colorado, Cal, UCLA in the mix.