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Wings C.J. Fair and James Southerland can take on expanded scoring roles, and athletic sophomore-to-be Michael Carter-Williams and veteran Brandon Triche will give the Orange one of the Big East's best backcourts.
The Zags have an elite backcourt in point guard Kevin Pangos and gunner Gary Bell Jr. If German hybrid forward Elias Harris sticks around for his senior season, they should battle Arizona and San Diego State for the title of Best in the West.
8. NORTH CAROLINA
Should power forward James Michael McAdoo pass on the draft and build on his impressive NCAA tournament performance, he'll be surrounded with five quality guards who'll help the Heels repeat as ACC champs.
The Wildcats have the No. 1 recruiting class, led by forward Brandon Ashley and 7-foot Kaleb Tarczewski, and power forward Solomon Hill is back. But the status of point guard Josiah Turner (suspended for violating team rules) is uncertain.
Do-everything guard Will Barton is gone, but all the other key Tigers return, including point guard Joe Jackson and 6'6" wing Adonis Thomas. They'll dominate Conference USA one last time before bouncing to the Big East.