Mississippi State's fortunes may rest with senior guard Craig Sword, Marquette faces a tough November schedule and other news and notes from Jon Rothstein.
In this week's edition of the College Hoops Mailbag, Sam Vecenie discusses why he thinks Monte Morris will play an even bigger role for Iowa State this season. Also, he discusses Marquette, Alabama, Pittsburgh and Kansas.
With the start of the college basketball season now 59 days away, it's time for the 2016 NBA Draft season to kick off. Within this post, you will find the top 150 players that Sam Vecenie is looking forward to seeing this coming season.
The biggest teams: Kentucky, North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State. The list goes on. They're all playing in something major in college hoops this November.
Villanova, Providence and Georgetown all return key players while Chris Mullin and Dave Leitao return to familiar places as coaches.
Will the Big East put more than the six teams it placed in the NCAA Tournament last season? Will Marquette rebound after struggling in conference play? Get the answers to these and other offseason questions from the Big East.
Iowa State's hiring of former Murray State coach Steve Prohm is an interesting, inspired and ultimately not too unlikely of a pick.
You better recognize Michigan -- with Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton getting healthy and significant resources returning -- is better than it showed last season.
Junior forward Steve Taylor Jr. will transfer from Marquette
There are 60 games tomorrow, about two-thirds or which are of some importance. Where should you divert your eyes? Here's a quick preview.

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