Dave Telep's Starting 5: Oregon back in for Aaron Gordon, Notre Dame's big weekend visitors, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson's big performance, Arizona targeting the Class of 2014 and an introduction to freshman Raekwon Long.
The SEC was in a lull before John Calipari took over at Kentucky, but since he brought his strength on the recruiting trail and top-flight competition to the league, he has forced conference foes to set up their game.
The Kentucky Wildcats are on the verge of a historic recruiting class. James Young, rated No. 5 overall in the ESPN 100, committed to Kentucky on Thursday, choosing the Wildcats over Michigan State, Syracuse and Kansas.