ESPN picks: Duke is the popular choice for national champ

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski and guard Grayson Allen are back after a run to the Sweet 16 last season. Mark Dolejs/USA TODAY Sports

Duke is the unquestioned preseason No. 1 team, no matter which poll you choose as your guide. But will the Blue Devils cut down the nets at University of Phoenix Stadium for their sixth national title in April? Will Villanova be the first team to repeat since Florida pulled it off in 2007?

On the eve of the 2016-2017 college basketball season, our ESPN panel of 31 experts gives you its picks for national champion, Final Four participants, player of the year and coach of the year.

Here's how they voted.