Walton is possible of thinking up anything, so this actually sounds pretty interesting.
North Carolina, with UNC, Duke, NC State, Wake Forest and more, tops our list of which states have the top programs with a chance to succeed over the next five years.
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.
Beyond Gonzaga, the league could end up having a fairly rough season without some improvement from the middle of the league.
The biggest challenge for Smith and San Diego basketball might not be San Diego State, or Gonzaga -- but the city itself.
This could be pretty cool -- but hopefully it won't be cold. Hey, it's San Diego. It shouldn't be.
A less exciting slate than you'd expect, considering there are over 60 games.
Gonzaga is among the best teams in the nation, but BYU, Saint Mary's and Portland are also off to strong starts as the West Coast Conference race begins.
Non-conference play slows down -- though Duke and Jahlil Okafor face Toledo. Meanwhile, the WCC heats up early conference play, including No. 5 Gonzaga at San Diego and Portland-BYU.
Only one new team enters the poll this week, as Northern Iowa drops from the rankings.

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