The reigning AAC player of the year will play at the World University games with Kansas this summer.
The Tar Heels are followed by Maryland, Iowa State, Kentucky and Kansas.
Duke, Kentucky, Michigan State and North Carolina are all listed at the top of Bovada's updated odds board for the 2016 NCAA Tournament.
Five-star center prospect Cheick Diallo has committed to Kansas, according to multiple reports.
The 6-foot-8, 225-pound big man led the Jayhawks in scoring (13.8 points per game) and rebounding (6.9 rebounds per game) in 2014-15.
The Jayhawks will be a top 10 team in the preseason.
The early 2016 college basketball betting odds were posted by Bovada on Wednesday, with Kentucky, North Carolina, Maryland and Virginia listed as the favorites.
Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander will enter the NBA Draft rather than return to school and fight for reinstatement with the NCAA, a source told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. The development has long been expected.
The Cavaliers should return eight of their top nine players from a team that finished 30-4 and won the ACC's regular-season title.
Kansas wing Kelly Oubre will enter the NBA Draft. In a video released by the Kansas athletic department, Oubre announced his decision to move forward into the NBA and thanked the university and its fans for the support.

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