What's hot (and not) for 2011-12

The conferences, if not the stars, have realigned.

Players have left (Kemba and Jimmer) and players have stayed (Harrison and Jared).

We have debated and dissected the teams and the players and the coaches.

Fortunately -- mercifully -- it is actually time to play basketball.

But before we do, here is one last list to ponder: What's hot and what's not for the 2011-12 season?

Dana O'Neil covers college basketball for ESPN.com and can be reached at espnoneil@live.com. Follow Dana on Twitter: @dgoneil1.