UPDATED 2013-2014 preseason top 25 college basketball rankings

With the Louisville Cardinals cutting down the nets, the book was officially closed on the 2012-2013 college basketball season.  Hoop junkies like myself are already looking ahead to next season so allow me to present to you my updated way too early 2012-2013 preseason Top 25 college basketball rankings.

So here is my preliminary preseason Top 25 college basketball rankings for next season.  I have updated these rankings since the NBA Draft early entries list is complete and a number of transfers have since been announced.  There is still one major x-factor out there, the undecided Andrew Wiggins who is the #1 prospect in the 2013 class.  Leave a comment below if you think a team is too high, too low, not getting enough respect, or if you notice an error in a projected roster.  (Click here to see how my 2012-13 way too early preseason college basketball rankings turned out.)

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2013 NBA Draft Early Entrants

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The 2013 NBA Draft will soon be here. The deadline for college basketball underclassmen having to decide their future has officially passed so at this point, you are either in or out.  Here is an updated list of underclassmen who have declared for the 2013 NBA Draft and where they could end up being selected.

Click here for The Sports Bank’s 2013 NBA Draft mock.

Updated: 4/29/13

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Indiana’s Victor Oladipo has Top 5 NBA Draft pick potential


Entering this college basketball season, Victor Oladipo was not the Indiana Hoosiers baller that everyone was talking about as a future NBA lottery pick. Instead it was Cody Zeller. The stock of Cody Zeller is still high, but Oladipo draft stock is a must buy. Dipo, as the Indiana faithful refer to him is a tremendous leaper, and lockdown defender. His defense has always been there, but now his scoring is up, and he shoots a high percentage. Oladipo has won national player of the year and defensive player of the years awards.

And insane (or really dumb) people have compared him to Michael Jordan and think he’ll be the #1 pick in the NBA Draft. The Bulls player he resembles more is Luol Deng, but shorter. On April 9th, 2013 Victor Oladipo declared for the NBA Draft.

Oladipo wasn’t doing much today, until this fastbreak 360 slam in the final moments of Indiana’s blowout of Illinois in the Big Ten tourney quarterfinals Friday afternoon. But the Hoosiers junior still finished with a double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds),

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NBA Draft stock report: Big Ten edition

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The NBA Draft Stock Report checks in on which college basketball players have either helped or hurt their future draft position.  This edition focuses on which Big Ten players have opened some eyes or disappointed since the start of the season.

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