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6dDick Vitale

Duke, Kentucky lead Vitale's top 40

College basketball is just around the corner, and Dickie V has his eye on 40 of the country's best teams. Who comes after the Blue Devils and Wildcats?

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

The 20 watch list candidates for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's top point guard.

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Perrantes makes All-Rolls Royce team

Virginia brings in four ESPN 100 recruits, but they're not eligible for Dick Vitale's "solid gold" team. London Perrantes (11 PPG as a junior) is named among the nation's top returning players. All-Rolls Roycers

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18dEamonn Brennan

No-Longer-Way-Too-Early Top 25 in college hoops

College basketball season is about a month away. So it's no longer "too early" to determine the best of the best. Argue all you want about Nos. 2-24, but No. 1 remains a no-brainer: Hello, Duke.

The magical half-court shot is back (1:43)
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O'Neil: Conference races to watch

The ACC boasts a national title favorite in Duke but also contenders (UNC and Virginia), sleepers (Louisville and Syracuse) and a host of teams that will make things interesting (NC State, Miami and Notre Dame). Dana O'Neil, however, is intrigued by the unknown. Most interesting: ACC or Big Ten?

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Perrantes will be Cavs' new leader

Virginia has a lot to replace, but a talented incoming class should help. Senior London Perrantes, who averaged 11 points per game last season, will be asked to lead the young team. Most important players

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32dDick Vitale

This year's ACC could be deepest yet

Duke is at the top. North Carolina, Virginia, Louisville and Syracuse will be close behind. The ACC is always king in college basketball, but this year's league could be deeper than ever.

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46dJohn Gasaway

Good luck scoring on these strong defenses

Which teams will have the stingiest defenses this season? Some programs, like Kansas, will always excel on defense while others have the personnel to dramatically improve on last season's output.

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60dJohn Gasaway

Grayson Allen heads group of college basketball's best

College basketball isn't that far off. Really, it isn't. A Duke player still leads our updated rundown of the best players in the land, but it isn't the same one as in April.

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62dESPN.com staff

Kourtney Kardashian and other notable top-25 alumni

Everyone knows where NBA stars went to school, but what about non-basketball alumni? From Burt Reynolds to Bing Crosby, we looked at a noteworthy person from each top-25 team's school.

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63dC.L. Brown

What college hoops teams learned on overseas trips

It's not a vacation: Teams get to go abroad once every four years, so they better get something out of it. What did each traveling squad learn this summer? We go through the list.

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70dEamonn Brennan

Duke's freshman duo leads ACC newcomers

Duke has Harry Giles, the No. 1 overall freshman, but don't forget about Jayson Tatum, another top-three prospect who's ready to excel in Durham. They are both among the ACC's best newcomers.

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Two playing for one Hornets roster spot?

It appears to Kevin Pelton that swingman Treveon Graham from VCU and center Mike Tobey of Virginia were recently signed with the intent of filling Charlotte's final roster vacancy for 2016-17. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)

Virginia freshman dunks from free throw line (0:22)

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.0
Rebounds Per Game34.0
Assists Per Game19.5
Points Allowed63.3Tied-16th

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record28-20
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances20