Gregg Doyel, of the Charlotte Observer has a preseason Top 25 that includes two ACC schools, Duke (4) and Maryland (20). The Tar Heels are at No. 7 in the ACC poll, noting that "If frosh are ready, could finish 4th."
LINK: Men's Preseason Poll
The Washington Wizards will play an Oct. 15 exhibition game at the Crown Coliseum in Fayetteville -- but will Jordan be there?
Frank Dascenzo at the Durham Herald-Sun, "What Maryland's basketball team did on Monday night at the Georgia Dome was not only win its first NCAA championship, but the Terrapins may as well have convinced any doubters that the ACC is still the best conference in the country ..."
College seniors will try to show NBA scouts that they're worthy of a draft pick starting tonight at the Portsmouth (Va.) Invitational. Jason Capel and Kris Lang will be among them. The roster has been divided into teams, and there are a few last-minute personnel changes.