Key question for 10 top teams as college basketball practice begins
It's been 179 days since Connecticut completed its miraculous run in the NCAA tournament by knocking off a Kentucky team that had finally begun playing up to its talent. There are still 42 days left until games begin in earnest on Friday, Nov. 14. But the longest offseason in sports is nearly finished, as college hoops teams begin practicing today. In a sport in which many of the best players only stay for a season, there are plenty of questions on every roster. Our full preseason top 25 is still a few weeks away from being released, so below are burning questions for the top 10 teams from our way-too-early top 25 published just days after that national championship game.