A surprising number of returning stars, a freshman class that's been salivated over for years and a bevy of national title contenders has us already counting down the days until the 2013-14 season.
Jason Capel spent only one year as an assistant and it seems like only yesterday he was playing at UNC. But as the second-youngest coach in all of Division I, the new man in charge at Appalachian State is far from inexperienced.
Stephen Curry? Red-hot. The SEC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college basketball season? Dana O'Neil has the answers.