Who could make a team at the bottom of Round 1 a big winner on draft night? Productive guard Jerian Grant or versatile wing Justin Anderson, for starters.
The Pac-12 schedule won't be a walk in the park for Arizona, and Kentucky will have some additional competition in the SEC from an unlikely team.
For all the reasons cited for college basketball's lack of scoring and excitement, the one you don't hear about is the actual coaching.
UNLV forward Christian Wood has decided to declare for the NBA Draft, contrary to earlier reports on Wednesday afternoon that he had decided to return to UNLV for his junior season.
The Rebels beat out Kentucky, Arizona and UCLA -- among others -- for his services.
Arizona State has won the last two matchups. The Sun Devils won 86-80 at UNLV in 2013-14 and 77-55 at home in 2014-15.
UNLV shooting guard Rashad Vaughn has officially thrown his name in the NBA Draft by signing with an agent.
The former McDonald's All-American averaged 17.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 23 games before suffering a torn meniscus in his left knee in mid-February.
Wisconsin has an X-factor in Nigel Hayes, whose development gives him the chance to be a real difference-maker for the Badgers.
Rice just completed his fourth season at his alma mater by finishing 18-15 and missing the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. Consequently, his status was very much in question over the weekend. But Rice was told Monday he'll get at least one more season, sources told CBSSports.com.

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