Andy Katz updates his early top 25 after the NBA draft's early-entry deadline
Andy Katz takes a (very) early look at the top 25 for 2011-12 and finds some familiar names at the top.
Now that we know who's in the draft and who's out, who gets Andy Katz's top spot in his revised top 25? The same team that ended last season No. 1. But a pair of Big Ten teams aren't far behind.
Purdue's Final Four dreams ended in devastating fashion this season after losing Robbie Hummel to injury. But with Hummel returning to a senior-laden squad, the Boilermakers are the early favorites as the top team in 2010-11.
Tyler Hansbrough can enhance his legacy with a title this season. Who else can use the NCAA tournament to change perceptions?
It's never too early to look ahead and try to predict the Top 25, and the Texas Longhorns are the pre-preseason No. 1, writes Andy Katz.
They're guys teams can't live without. They do all the little things hardly anyone notices. They're blender guys, led by Pitt's Levon Kendall, writes Andy Katz.