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7dDick 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.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Louisville official says school hasn't decided yet about bid for NCAA men's first and second round in March. So far Providence, Furman for Greenville, S.C., are in with South Carolina going to as well. This is to replace Greensboro, N.C., after NCAA pulled tourney out due to HB2 law.

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9dJeff Borzello

The best recruiter for each top-25 team

To be a top 25 team, you need to get players. To get players, you have to have recruiters who can close the deal. That's why it helps teams in the top 25 to have these guys on staff.

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Campaign slogans for each top-25 college hoops team

Everybody needs something to put on a sign, bumper sticker or hat, right? Here's what each team in our top 25 will be slapping on everything. You can just see Coach K with a button, can't you?

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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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37dESPN.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.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 point guard Darius Perry tells ESPN he has committed to Louisville. No. 48 in the 2017 class.

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56dJeff Borzello

Williams becomes Louisville's first 2017 commit

Four-star forward Malik Williams, ranked No. 42 in the ESPN 100, is Louisville's first commitment in the 2017 class. Williams averaged 23.5 points and 13.2 rebounds during a July AAU tournament.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 No. 42 Malik Williams announces he has committed to Louisville.

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L'ville accepts resignation of embattled president

James Ramsey came under increasing fire at Louisville, with some of the trouble rooted in allegations that a former men's basketball staffer paid women to strip and have sex with players.

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66dC.L. Brown

Ranking the ACC's venues: Is Cameron still king?

The ACC has some pretty daunting venues, from Syracuse's Carrier Dome to North Carolina's Smith Center. Is Duke's Cameron Indoor Stadium the toughest place to get a win?

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Rockets benefit from Onuaku deal

Kevin Pelton applauds Houston going against what has become the grain and signing second-round draftee Chinanu Onuaku to a minimum contract with all three seasons guaranteed. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)

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Who's taking the last shot for your top-25 team?

With the game on the line, some players are better suited than others to have the ball in their hands. Each top-25 team has a player who should have the rock in the game's final seconds.

Malik Williams is Louisville's top priority

Rick Pitino and his staff haven't let up on Williams at all this month, showing up at his games in Philadelphia and Atlanta. Three Big Ten schools also have interest in Williams. Recruiting dominoes (Insider)

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Tournament History

Final Fours10
Tournament Record75-42
Championship Seasons1980, 1986, 2013
Tournament Appearances41