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Medcalf: Looking ahead at the Miami Hurricanes

The Hurricanes return a lot of talent, but the team must avoid the letdowns that plagued its 2014-15 season.

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7-footer Zimmerman stays home, picks UNLV

Five-star senior Stephen Zimmerman has decided to stay home for college, choosing UNLV over multiple blue-blood programs, including Kansas and Kentucky.

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Goodman/Borzello: New ceiling for Texas?

The Texas Longhorns reached the NCAA tournament 16 times in 17 years under Rick Barnes, but expectations could escalate quickly under Shaka Smart. Is this an elite program in waiting?


Jordan Brand Classic recap

ESPN's Mike Couzens, Paul Biancardi and Miles Simon summarized the Jordan Brand Classic featuring some of the best high school basketball players in the country.

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New coaches face recruiting questions

Can NBA guys Avery Johnson and Chris Mullin recruit? How will Bobby Hurley play out West? New faces in new places face big questions on the trail.

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Most impressive Nike Hoop Summit players

Fran Fraschilla was on-hand last week for the Nike Hoop Summit. He details his most impressive performers, including Skal Labissiere and Ben Simmons.

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Scout's Take: Ivan Rabb to Cal

Ivan Rabb's decision to attend Cal gives coach Cuonzo Martin his highest-ranked recruit since he took over the program. Rabb is the No. 6 prospect in the ESPN 100.


The greatness of Lew Alcindor

Bob Ryan reflects on how Lew Alcindor's domination spread across three NCAA championship games in the 1960s.


Looking ahead: Miami
Men's College Basketball 

After a season-defining win over eventual national champion Duke, the Hurricanes never found their swag again and ended their season with a loss to Stanford in the NIT title game. But Myron Medcalf sees some promise due to a solid returning nucleus. Search for consistency

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Future college stars shine in Classic

In a game that featured six Kentucky recruits -- and three undecided players who are considering the Wildcats -- the West beat the East 118-116 in the Jordan Brand Classic. Cheick Diallo and Allonzo Trier shared MVP honors.