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4hEamonn Brennan

Where does Oklahoma go from here?

After a methodical five-year rise to college hoops relevance and beyond, Oklahoma is likely to level off -- but don't count the Sooners out.

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6dJeff Goodman

Who will be this season's best mid-majors?

You know it's coming: A team outside the power group will rise and make some serious noise. It's never too early to look at the possibilities.

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2dMyron Medcalf

Who are the top reserves in college basketball?

Oregon's Dylan Ennis, who will return from a foot injury, is among the key reserves who will make an impact for the nation's top teams.

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Jalen & Jacoby: Michigan to honor Fab Five anniversary (2:17)
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2dDick 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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10dDana O'Neil

Which non-freshmen could steal the hoops show?

Freshmen offer promise for the future but rarely bring home college hoops' top honors. So which non-freshmen are likely to be among the country's best?

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13dJeff Goodman

Who's the favorite to win the Wooden Award?

The race for the Wooden Award appears wide open this season, with Duke's Grayson Allen and Villanova's Josh Hart among the contenders.

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21dJohn 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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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Michigan expecting that every seat in its basketball arena will be filled tomorrow for Jordan uniform reveal with a performance from DJ Khaled

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Great call by Pitt and West Virginia to renew their basketball series (hello Kanas-Missouri, anyone there?). Four-year deal: at Pitt in 2017 and '19, at West Virginia in '18 and 20.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Nice to see Pittsburgh and West Virginia renewing the Backyard Brawl. Last time the two programs played was in 2012. They will start a four-game series in Pittsburgh in 2017. Nice job by Bob Huggins and Kevin Stallings – and good for college hoops (which needs more quality non-conference games).

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Great call by Pitt and West Virginia to renew their basketball series (hello Kanas-Missouri, anyone there?). Four-year deal: at Pitt in 2017 and '19, at West Virginia in '18 and 20.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Check out these outfits that Texas Tech coach Chris Beard and assistant Chris Ogden are wearing on a visit with Top 100 kid V.J. Bailey. The masked rider of Texas Tech. Classic.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star point guard Trae Young says he won't sign during the early period. "Just want to be able to watch these teams play and see how these teams play, as well as see who will be there when I get on campus."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Five-star forward Brian Bowen (No. 13) is down to Creighton, UCLA, Arizona, NC State, Michigan State and Texas.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Point guard Wabissa Bede announcing his choice tonight. Signs pointing to Buzz Williams and Virginia Tech.