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COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

Isaiah Thomas,Guard, Sophomore

MEN'S TOP 10

1 KANSAS

2 MICHIGAN STATE

3 VILLANOVA

4 TEXAS

5 KENTUCKY

6 PURDUE

7 NORTH CAROLINA

8 WEST VIRGINIA

9 WASHINGTON

10 CONNECTICUT

WOMEN'S TOP 10

1 CONNECTICUT

2 STANFORD

3 OHIO STATE

4 MICHIGAN STATE

5 NOTRE DAME

6 XAVIER

7 BAYLOR

8 OKLAHOMA

9 LSU

10 TENNESSEE

PLUS

SI's PROJECTED 65-TEAM NCAA MEN'S FIELD

SCOUTING REPORTS

PHOTOON THE COVER Photograph by John W. McDonough (Washington)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)