Jay Bilas provides his preseason edition of The Bilas Index, his ranking of the top 68 teams in the nation. Rick Pitino's Louisville team earns the No. 1 spot.
Here's a look at what each team in the Midwest region is losing after this year, what kind of recruiting classes they're bringing in and what it means to their hopes of making future NCAA tournaments.
Don't follow recruiting religiously? Let Eamonn Brennan and our guru Dave Telep take you through the players and latest developments you need to know for the Class of 2012.
Andy Katz takes a (very) early look at the top 25 for 2011-12 and finds some familiar names at the top.