Today we unveil the NBC Sports college basketball preseason top 25.
As always, there are plenty of caveats here.
It is still March to begin with. When we publish the top 25 preseason of college basketball, it is usually in April, after the national title game. At that point, we usually have a better idea of who’s going to the NBA, who’s going back to school, and where the best freshmen (and top transfer) will be playing.
That is not the case this year.
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Cole Anthony, Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman – but given that this year’s design lesson is so weak coupled with the fact that the world is socially distant and there may be no workouts during the preliminary design, everything throws a loop. “Data-reactid =” 24 “> There are a handful of names clearly leaving school – Cole Anthony, Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman – but given that this year’s design class is so weak coupled with the fact that the world social distance and perhaps no workout during the predraft process sheds everything for a loop.
It is difficult to know at this time.
Therefore, every preseason top 25 of college basketball that is now published will feature numerous assumptions, projections and moving parts.
So with that in mind, here’s the current NBC Sports college basketball preseason top 25:
- 1 1. VILLANOVA
- 2 2. GONZAGA
- 3 3. BAYLOR
- 4 4. CREIGHTON
- 5 5. VIRGINIA
- 6 6. MICHIGAN STATE
- 7 7. KENTUCKY
- 8 8. KANSAS
- 9 9. TEXAS TECH
- 10 10. STATE OF SAN DIEGO
- 11 11. DUKE
- 12 12. IOWA
- 13 13. TENNESSEE
- 14 14. NORTH CAROLINA
- 15 15. FLORIDA STATE
- 16 16. LOUISVILLE
- 17 17. WISCONSIN
- 18 18. UCLA
- 19 19. HOUSTON
- 20 20. OHIO STATE
- 21 21. WEST VIRGINA
- 22 22. MICHIGAN
- 23 23. RUTGERS
- 24 24. RICHMOND
- 25 25. OREGON
- 26 FIVE THAT SPEED MISSES ONLY
- AWAY: No
- COMING BACK: Collin Gillespie, Justin Moore, Jermaine Samuels, Bryan Antoine, Cole Swider, Brandon Slater, Dhamir Cosby-Roundtree
- WAIT BUT: Saddiq Bey, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
- NEW FACES: Caleb Daniels
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Collin Gillespie, Justin Moore, Bryan Antoine, Jermaine Samuels, Jeremiah Robinson-Earl
There is a chance, albeit quite minor, that Villanova can send everyone back from a team that won part of the Big East regular season title last season, while Tulane transfer Caleb Daniels (16.9 ppg) and a healthy Bryan Antoine added. There is enough talent on this roster that I think they will be the clear number 1 team in the country when everyone returns. And while Saddiq Bey is their best player, I think he will not only declare design ahead of Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, but I also think he will be easier to replace. Villanova has a list of talented wings and perimeter weapons. Bey is the best of the bunch, but forcing Caleb Daniels or Bryan Antoine over him is a better option than playing Dhamir Cosby-Rountree or Eric Dixon instead of JRE.
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- AWAY: Admon Gilder, Ryan Wooldridge, Killian Tillie
- COMING BACK: Corey Kispert, Drew Timme, Joel Ayayi, Anton Watson, Martynas Arlauskas, Pavel Zakharov
- WAIT BUT: Filip Petrusev, Jalen Suggs
- NEW FACES: Oumar Ballo, Julian Strawther, Dominick Harris
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Jalen Suggs, Joel Ayayi, Corey Kispert, Drew Timme, Filip Petrusev
The Zags should be another powerhouse next season, but they’re in the unique position of waiting for a freshman to decide if he’s going to be pro. The player in question is Jalen Suggs, who would fit perfectly alongside Joel Ayayi and Corey Kispert on the outskirts of Gonzaga. As much as I love finding Ayayi as a player, I’m not sure he’s the man who is a full-time point keeper on a team competing for a national title. That spot is actually the only question mark if Suggs chooses to skip college and play overseas because Gonzaga’s frontcourt will be absolutely full especially when Filip Petrusev returns as Drew Timme and Oumar Ballo are both WCC Player of the Year to have.
- AWAY: Freddie Gillespie, Devonte Bandoo
- COMING BACK: Davion Mitchell, MaCio Teague, Mark Vital, Tristan Clark, Matthew Mayer, Jordan Turner, Flo Thamba
- WAIT BUT: Jared Butler
- NEW FACES: Adam Flagler, L.J. Cryer, Dain Dainja, Zach Loveday, Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Jared Butler, MaCio Teague, Davion Mitchell, Mark Vital, Tristan Clark
The Bears should get all three of their guards back, assuming Jared Butler isn’t going pro, and with Mark Vital about to return, they’ll have two of the best college basketball defenders on the roster again ( Davion Mitchell). They are from a season of 26-4 and there are plenty of banking options available to Scott Drew – Matthew Mayer, Jordan Turner, Adam Flagler – but the big question will be among the five. Which Tristan Clark will we get next season?
- AWAY: Kelvin Jones
- COMING BACK: Mitchell Ballock, Damien Jefferson, Christian Bishop, Denzel Mahoney, Davion Mintz, Jacob Epperson
- WAIT BUT: Ty-Shon Alexander, Marcus Zegarowski
- NEW FACES: Antwaan Jones, Ryan Kalkbrenner
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Marcus Zegarowski, Ty-Shon Alexander, Mitchell Ballock, Damien Jefferson, Christian Bishop
Creighton’s ranking depends on what their talented backcourt of Ty-Shon Alexander and Marcus Zegarowski decide to do. When they come back to school, the Bluejays once again have one of the most dangerous areas of college basketball. The other question is what happens in the fifth place. Christian Bishop was adequate in his minutes last season, and with four-star recruit Ryan Kalkbrenner and a (hopefully) healthy Jacob Epperson in the mix, there will be options to answer that question.
- AWAY: Mamadi Diakite, Braxton Key
- COMING BACK: Jay Huff, Kihei Clark, Casey Morsell, Tomas Woldetensae, Kody Stattman, Justin McCoy
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Sam Hauser, Jabri Abdur-Rahim, Carson McCorkle, Reece Beekman
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Kihei Clark, Casey Morsell, Tomas Woldetensae, Sam Hauser, Jay Huff
The Cavaliers should be much better offensively with Sam Hauser replacing Mamadi Diakite in the starting lineup, and while Diakite is a significantly better defender than Hauser, it’s hard to imagine Virginia ever being a poorly defensive team, especially when Hauser is a year has learned the system. Kihei Clark and Jay Huff are both back and I would expect Casey Morsell to take a step forward this season. Throw in a strong freshman class and UVA should compete for an ACC title again.
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6. MICHIGAN STATE
- AWAY: Cassius Winston
- COMING BACK: Rocket Watts, Aaren Henty, Gabe Brown, Malik Hall, Marcus Bingham, Juliues Marble, Thomas Kithier, Foster Loyer
- WAIT BUT: Xavier Tillman, Josh Langford
- NEW FACES: Joey Hauser, Madi Sissoko, A.J. Hoggard
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Rocket Watts, Gabe Brown, Aaron Henry, Joey Hauser, Xavier Tillman
Rocket Watts showed last season that he was ready to take the reins offensively, and with Joey Hauser eligible, he should get a second scoring threat on the ground with him. That will allow Aaron Henry to play his handyman, and with Gabe Brown, Malik Hall and Marcus Bingham, in theory, taking a step forward, there’s plenty of weapons. However, the key becomes Xavier Tillman. I think he is a first choice, and since he is a married man with two children already, he can certainly use the income. He is the piece that brings everything together.
- AWAY: Nate Sestina, Tyrese Maxey, Nick Richards, Ashton Hagans
- COMING BACK: Keion Brooks, Johnny Juzang, Dontaie Allen
- WAIT BUT: Immanuel Quickley, E.J. Montgomery
- NEW FACES: B.J. Boston, Terrence Clarke, Devin Askew, Isaiah Jackson, Lance Ware, Cam’Ron Fletcher
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Devin Askew, Terrence Clarke, B.J. Boston, Keion Brooks, E.J. Montgomery
My assumption is that Tyrese Maxey, Nick Richards and Ashton Hagans are likely to go pro. I think Immanuel Quickley is 50-50, but if a Kentucky player is 50-50, I work in the context that the player is gone until he comes back. What remains is a loaded recruitment class. I love the combination of Terrence Clarke and Brandon Boston on the wings, and Devin Askew should be able to step in and perform the waiting duties when Quickley is out. Again, the question is in the frontcourt. Will Keion Brooks and E.J. Montgomery will make the leap next year? Can Isaiah Jackson or Lance Ware take the lead?
- AWAY: Udoka Azubuike, Devon Dotson, Isaiah Moss
- COMING BACK: Marcus Garrett, Ochai Agbaji, David McCormack, Christian Braun, Tristan Enaruna, Jalen Wilson, Mitch Lightfoot, DaJuan Harris
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Bryce Thompson, Tyon Grant-Foster, Gethro Muscadin, Latrell Jossell
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Marcus Garrett, Bryce Thompson, Ochai Agbaji, Tristan Enaruna, David McCormack
When it comes to the amount of talent on the Kansas roster, there are certainly plenty of weapons here. They are incredibly loaded on the wing – Marcus Garrett, Bryce Thompson, Ochai Agbaji, Christian Braun, Tyon Grant-Foster, Tristan Enaruna, Jalen Wilson, sheesh – and David McCormack showed enough flashes last season that I expect him to do a suitable job to replace Udoka Azubuike. Assuming Self (correctly) plays small balls again, they should be really good. The problem? Unlike Garrett, there is no point guard on the roster who has played college basketball for a second. The best Jayhawk teams have had a killer in that position and I’m not sure Garrett qualifies as such.
9. TEXAS TECH
- AWAYChris Clarke, T.J. Holyfield
- COMING BACK: Kyler Edwards, Terrance Shannon Jr., Davide Moretti, Kevin McCullar, Russel Tchewa, Avery Benson
- WAIT BUT: Jahmi’s Ramsey
- NEW FACES: Nimari Burnett, Micah Peavy, Joel Ntambwe, Chibuzo Agbo
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Kyler Edwards, Davide Moretti, Nimari Burnett, Terrance Shannon, Joel Ntambwe
The Red Raiders should have a selection that is much better suited to the way Chris Beard wants to play. Kyler Edwards and Nimari Burnett are both built in the form of a classic Texas Tech headguard, while Terrance Shannon is on quite a few of the breakout sophomores you’ll find. The two main questions in this group are whether or not Davide Moretti (or Edwards) can take over the full standby duty, and whether Joel Ntambwe can handle the spot five better than T.J. Holyfield did last season. There are plenty of talented perimeter weapons to purchase, but with no anchor at the five a la Tariq Owens, their ceiling is somewhat limited.
10. STATE OF SAN DIEGO
- AWAY: Yanni Wetzel, K.J. Feagin
- COMING BACK: Matt Mitchell, Nathan Mensah, Jordan Schakel, Trey Pulliam, Joel Mensah, Aguek Arop, Adam Seiko
- WAIT BUT: Malachi Flynn
- NEW FACES: Lamont Butler, Che Evans, Keith Dinwiddie
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Malachi Flynn, Trey Pulliam, Jordan Schakel, Matt Mitchell, Nathan Mensah
The key here is Malachi Flynn. Flynn, a redshirt junior who moved to the program from Washington State, is currently an All-American running Brian Dutcher’s attack as he pleases. Losing Yanni Wetzel will hurt, but Nathan Mensah started over him at the beginning of the year, and the defense that K.J. Feagin provided will be missed. But with Matt Mitchell back, he and Flynn should be able to provide enough firepower to keep the system working just fine. Remember, the Aztecs are due to end a season in which they will only lose two games and return 3.5 starters, including an All-American, when Flynn returns.
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- AWAY: Tre Jones, Vernon Carey Jr., Cassius Stanley, Jack White, Alex O’Connell, Javin DeLaurier
- COMING BACK: Jordan Goldwire, Joey Baker
- WAIT BUT: Wendell Moore, Matthew Hurt
- NEW FACES: Jalen Johnson, Jeremy Roach, D.J. Steward, Mark Williams, Jaemyn Brakefield, Henry Coleman, Patrick Tape
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Jeremy Roach, D.J. Steward, Wendell Moore, Jalen Johnson, Mark Williams
The Blue Devils lose quite a bit of talent from last season’s roster if, as expected, Tre Jones, Vernon Carey and Cassius Stanley all head to the pros. But with six top 50 prospects coming into the program – headed up by a potential lottery in Jalen Johnson, as well as guard Jeremy Roach and scoring guard D.J. Steward – there will be quite a bit of talent on display. A starting line-up with those three freshmen and Wendell Moore will be fun. However, Duke is getting very young and with a front line that will apparently include only a few freshmen (Mark Williams, Jaemyn Brakefield) and Columbia grad transfer, Patrick Tape is somewhat disturbing.
- AWAY: Bakari Evelyn, Ryan Kreiner
- COMING BACK: C.J. Frederick, Joe Weiskamp, Joe Toussaint, Connor McCaffery, Jack Nunge
- WAIT BUT: Luka Garza, Jordan Bohannon
- NEW FACES: Tony Perkins, Ahron Ulis, Patrick McCaffery
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Joe Toussaint, C.J. Frederick, Joe Weiskamp, Jack Nunge, Luka Garza
I assume Luka Garza is coming back for his senior season, which is a great way for Fran McCaffery to anchor a roster that looks just as good as anyone in the Big Ten. I think Joe Toussaint has the chance to be one of the breakthrough stars in college basketball next year, which is a good sign for a team that is also returning the preseason player of the year, along with talents like Joe Weiskamp and C.J. Frederick.
- AWAY: Lamonte Turner, Jordan Bowden
- COMING BACK: John Fulkerson, Santiago Vescovi, Olivier Nkamhoua, Drew Pemper
- WAIT BUT: Josiah Jordan-James, Yves Pons
- NEW FACES: Keon Johnson, Jaden Springer, Corey Walker, Victor Bailey
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Santiago Vescovi, Josiah Jordan-James, Keon Johnson, Yves Pons, John Fulkerson
Last season, one of the biggest problems with Tennessee was a lack of firepower at their borders. This year, they will add five-star watchmen Keon Johnson and Jaden Springer to Josiah Jordan-James and Santiago Vescovi. They’ll have weapons, and that’s before you add in John Fulkerson, who was one of the best big players in the SEC during the season. Yves Pons becomes the best defender in college basketball. If Vescovi can do full-time point waiting better with an offseason under his belt, the Vols will compete for an SEC title.
14. NORTH CAROLINA
- AWAY: Cole Anthony, Brandon Robinson
- COMING BACK: Garrison Brooks, Armando Bacot, Leaky Black, Andrew Platek, Anthony Harris
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Caleb Love, Walker Kessler, R.J. Davis, Day ‘Ron Sharpe, Puff Johnson
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Caleb Love, Anthony Harris, Leaky Black, Armando Bacot, Garrison Brooks
The Tar Heels will lose Cole Anthony, but with Caleb Love in the program, they will once again be led by a five-star lead guard perfectly suited to pilot Roy Williams’ system. The Tar Heels will also arguably have the best front line in college basketball, as Garrison Brooks and Armando Bacot are joined by five-star Day’Ron Sharpe and Walker Kessler. The key to this team lies on the wings, where Leaky Black, Anthony Harris, Puff Johnson, R.J. Davis and Andrew Platek will be asked to carry the burden. If I had more confidence in that group, the Tar Heels would be in my top eight.
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15. FLORIDA STATE
- AWAY: Trent Forrest, Devin Vassell, Dominik Olejniczak
- COMING BACK: M.J. Walker, Balsa Koprivica, Anthony Polite, Malik Osborne, Raiquan Gray, Wyatt Wilkes, Nathanael Jack
- WAIT BUT: Patrick Williams
- NEW FACES: Scottie Barnes, Sardar Calhoun
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Anthony Polite, M.J. Walker, Scottie Barnes, Devin Vassell / Patrick Williams, Balsa Koprivica
Florida State is hard to project because it’s hard to know exactly what’s going to happen to Patrick Williams and Devin Vassell who went to design. Both are expected to go sometime in the first round. Now that Scottie Barnes comes in and M.J. Walker returns, the state of Florida still has some dangerous weapons. The Seminoles are currently a machine and I think the system will continue to work even if both remain in the design. And even if both came back, this doesn’t answer the most pressing question asked by Leonard Hamilton’s team: how do they replace Trent Forrest?
- AWAY: Jordan Nwora, Dwayne Sutton, Steve Enoch, Fresh Kimble, Ryan McMahon, Darius Perry
- COMING BACK: David Johnson, Samuell Williamson, Malik Williams, Josh Nickelberry, Aidan Ighiehon, Jaelyn Withers
- WAIT BUT: Jay Scrubb
- NEW FACES: Jay Scrubb, D’Andre Davis, J.J. Traynor
- PROJECTED STARTERS: David Johnson, Jay Scrubb, Samuell Williamson, Aidan Ighiehon, Malik Williams
The Cardinals are set to build this season around sophomores David Johnson and Samuell Williamson and junior Malik Williams. Johnson and Williamson have both shown flashes of star potential. The main question mark will be who steps forward in the four, and whether or not JuCo persuades Jay Scrubb to campus or chooses to go straight to the professional ranks.
- AWAY: Brevin Pritzl
- COMING BACK: D’Mitrik Trice, Brad Davison, Nate Reuvers, Micah Potter, Aleem Ford, Tyler Wahl, Trevor Anderson
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Ben Carlson, Lorne Bowman, Johnny Davis, Jordan Davis, Steve Crowl
- PROJECTED STARTERS: D’Mitrik Trice, Brad Davison, Aleem Ford, Nate Reuvers, Micah Potter
After winning part of last year’s Big Ten season title, the badgers are on track to essentially bring everyone back from the party. Their frontline of Aleem Ford, Nate Reuvers and Micah Potter will be as good as anyone in the Big Ten, D’Mitrik Trice has grown into a solid shotmaker and Tyler Wahl is waiting in the wings as a super sub. Throw in Brad Davison and the Badgers will once again compete for the league title.
- AWAY: Prince Ali, Alex Olesinski
- COMING BACK: Chris Smith, Cody Riley, Jaime Jaquez, Tyger Campbell, Jake Kyman, Jules Bernard, David Singleton
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Daishen Nix, Jaylen Clark
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Daishen Nix, David Singleton, Chris Smith, Jaime Jaquez, Jalen Hill
After reversing their season and finishing second in the Pac-12 regular season, UCLA returns everyone who played a key role in their rotation throughout the season, adding five-star watch Daishen Nix. Some of Cronin’s young pieces – Jaime Jaquez, Jalen Hill, Cody Riley, David Singleton – played really well. The two question marks: how do Tyger Campbell and Nix fit together and Chris Smith return to school?
- AWAY: Chris Harris
- COMING BACK: Quentin Grimes, Caleb Mills, Marcus Sasser, Nate Hinton, Fabian White, Justin Forham, Brison Gresham, Cedrick Alley
- WAIT BUT: DeJon Jarreau
- NEW FACES: Tramon Mark, Jamal Shead, Kiyron Powell
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Marcus Sasser, Caleb Mills, Quentin Grimes, Nate Hinton, Fabian White
We all know that Kelvin can coach Sampson and he will bring back a selection in which his top six scorers were all underclass from a team that finished top 15 on KenPom. They’ll be charged in the backcourt – Kansas transfer Quentin Grimes may become their third or fourth best guard – and there will be some veterans in their frontcourt. The Cougars seem to be the favorite in the American.
20. OHIO STATE
- AWAY: Andrew Wesson, D.J. Cardboard
- COMING BACK: Duane Washington, Luther Muhammad, C.J. Walker, Kyle Young, E.J. Liddell, Justin Ahrens, Alonzo Gaffney, Ibrahima Diallo
- WAIT BUT: Caleb Wesson
- NEW FACES: Seth Towns, Eugene Brown, Zed Kay, Justice Suenig
- PROJECTED STARTERS: C.J. Walker, Duane Washington, Luther Muhammad, Seth Towns, Kyle Young
This is another rankings based as much on who the coach is as on the roster players. The state of Ohio is likely to lose Kaleb Wesson to the NBA, but with a solid crop of guards to go along with Kyle Young, E.J. Liddell and Harvard transfer Seth Towns, there is more than enough for the Buckeyes to return to the NCAA tournament.
21. WEST VIRGINA
- AWAY: Jermaine Haley, Chase Harler
- COMING BACK: Oscar Tshiebwe, Derek Culver, Miles McBride, Emmitt Matthews, Gabe Osabuohien, Jalen Bridges, Sean McNeil
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Isaiah Cottrell, Taj Thweatt, Kedrian Johnson, Jalen Bridges
- PROJECTED STARTERSMiles McBride, Kedrian Johnson, Emmitt Matthews, Derek Culver, Oscar Tshiebwe
The Mountaineers will be exactly what they were last season: big, physical, defensive and overwhelming and able to win matches when Miles McBride and Emmitt Matthews can make enough shots to keep the defense from collapsing.
- AWAY: Zavier Simpson, Jon Teske
- COMING BACK: Eli Brooks, Brandon Johns, Adrian Nunez
- WAIT BUT: Isaiah Livers, Franz Wagner
- NEW FACES: Isaiah Todd, Hunter Dickinson, Terrance Williams, Zeb Jackson, Jace Howard
- PROJECTED STARTERS: David DeJulius, Eli Brooks, Isaiah Livers, Franz Wagner, Hunter Dickinson
The Wolverines will have one of the better front lines in college basketball in 2020-21, as they are likely to return at least one if not both from Isaiah Livers and Franz Wagner. Throw in a recruiting course with Isaiah Todd and Hunter Dickinson, and the Wolverines load. Their guards are old, but there are some questions about the benefits of David DeJulius and Eli Brooks.
- AWAY: Akwasi Yeboah, Shaq Carter
- COMING BACK: Geo Baker, Ron Harper, Myles Johnson, Montez Mathis, Caleb McConnell, Jacob Young, Mamadou Doucoure, Paul Mulcahy
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Dean Reiber, Oskar Palmquist, Mawot Mag
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Geo Baker, Montez Mathis, Caleb McConnell, Ron Harper Jr., Myles Johnson
The Scarlet Knights basically return everyone from a team that would have made the program’s first NCAA tournament since 1991. In total, eight of their nine best players return and only Akwasi Yeboah (9.8 ppg) has disappeared.
- AWAY: No
- COMING BACK: Jacob Gilyard, Grant Golden, Blake Francis, Nick Sherod, Nathan Cayo, Andre Gustavson, Jake Wojcik, Tyler Burton
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Isaiah Wilson
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Jacob Gilyard, Blake Francis, Nick Sherod, Nathan Cayo, Grant Golden
Chris Mooney had no senior on the roster of a team that finished 24-7 overall and 14-4 in the Atlantic 10. With Obi Toppin gone, the Spiders are likely to be the conference class heading into next season. Jacob Gilyard has a chance to win Atlantic 10 Player of the Year.
- AWAY: Payton Pritchard, Anthony Mathis, Shakur Juiston
- COMING BACK: Will Richardson, Chris Duarte, C.J. Walker, Francis Okoro, Chandler Lawson, Addison Patterson
- WAIT BUT: N’Faly Dante
- NEW FACES: Jalen Terry, Eric Williams, Eugene Omoruyi
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Will Richardson, Chris Duarte, Eric Williams, Eugene Omoruyi, C.J. Walker
The Ducks will lose Payton Pritchard, which is a big blow, but Will Richardson and Chris Duarte could handle a bigger load. Eric Williams and Eugene Omoruyi are both impact transfers that came out last season, and there’s plenty of young talent returning on the Duck couch.
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- AWAY: No
- COMING BACK: Matt Coleman, Courtney Ramey, Andrew Jones, Kai Jones, Jericho Sims, Jase Febres, Kamaka Hepa, Royce Hamm, Donovan Williams, Gerald Lidell, Will Baker
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: No
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Matt Coleman, Courtney Ramey, Andrew Jones, Kai Jones, Jericho Sims
- AWAY: De Ron Davis, Devonte Green
- COMING BACK: Joey Brunk, Justin Smith, Al Durham, Rob Phinisee, Jerome Hunter, Race Thompson
- WAIT BUT: Trayce Jackson-Davis
- NEW FACES: Trey Galloway, Jordan Geronimo, Anthony Leal
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Rob Phinisee, Al Durham, Justin Smith, Trayce Jackson-Davis, Joey Brunk
STATE OF ARIZONA
- AWAY: Rob Edwards, Mickey Mitchell
- COMING BACK: Remy Martin, Alonzo Verge, Kimani Lawrence, Taeshon Cherry, Romello White, Jaelen House, Khalid Thomas, Jalen Graham
- WAIT BUT: No
- NEW FACES: Marcus Bagley
- PROJECTED STARTERS: Remy Martin, Alonzo Verge, Kimani Lawrence, Taeshon Cherry, Romello White
- AWAY: Lucas Siewert, Shane Gatling
- COMING BACK: Evan Battey, D’Shawn Schwartz, Maddox Daniels, Eli Parquet, Dallas Walton, Daylen Kountz
- WAIT BUT: McKinley Wright, Tyler Bey
- NEW FACES: Doninique Clifford
- PROJECTED STARTERS: McKinley Wright, Maddox Daniels, D’Shawn Schwartz, Tyler Bey, Evan Battey
- AWAY: Christian Vital, Alterique Gilbert
- COMING BACK: Josh Carlton, Akok Akok, Andre Jackson, Jalen Gaffney, Tyler Polley, Brendan Adams, Isaiah Whaley, Sid Wilson
- WAIT BUT: James Bouknight
- NEW FACES: R.J. Cole, Andre Jackson, Javonte Brown-Ferguson, Richie Springs
- PROJECTED STARTERS: R.J. Cole, James Bouknight, Andre Jackson, Akok Akok, Josh Carlton