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Do you believe in ... West Virginia, Gonzaga, Duke?

Some teams (West Virginia, Duke) have stumbled since the New Year. Others (Gonzaga, Maryland) continue to roll. As March approaches, which teams will prove to be worthy of the high expectations?

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Updated ESPN 100 rankings

Arizona-bound senior DeAndre Ayton lost his grip on the No. 1 spot in the Class of 2017. Who does it belong to now?

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Marty Smith gets to the bottom of Steph's jumper (3:23)
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Flashback: That time when Curry impressed LeBron at Davidson (1:01)
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Allen chooses interesting path back to bench (0:27)
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Trouble just seems to find Grayson Allen (1:03)
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Villanova is No. 1 in latest BPI rankings

West Virginia's 2 losses last week and 2 decisive wins allowed Villanova to move into the top spot of the latest BPI rankings

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Joe McCoy ESPN 

#2 Kansas and POY candidate Frank Mason III prepare for WVU with Dickie V in the house.

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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Here's something I learned today about Bob Huggins' contract at West Virginia: He gets $25,000 each time he beats Kansas, regardless of location. It's the only school in his contract with that designation. He's won 3 straight here in Morgantown for $75,000. Going for a four-year total of $100,000 in four years tonight at 7 pm on ESPN.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Here's something I learned today about Bob Huggins' contract at West Virginia: He gets $25,000 each time he beats Kansas, regardless of location. It's the only school in his contract with that designation. He's won 3 straight for $75,000. Going for a four-year total of $100,000 in four years tonight at 7 pm on ESPN.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA is watching five-star wing M.J. Walker today. Seems like Florida State and UCLA are making the biggest push for the uncommitted senior.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Kansas is 4-0 in true road games this season, but tonight's game at West Virginia is the Jayhawks' first road game against a ranked opponent. Kansas has lost 3 straight road games at West Virginia; they have never lost four straight road games to a Big 12 opponent.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Just visited with player of the year candidate senior Frank Mason of Kansas here in Morgantown (ESPN, 7 pm). He said something most high-level college players never say: "I wish I could play four more years."

Marty Smith ESPN 

Davidson College Intramural softball champs, including 3rd baseman/MVP. @StephenCurry30 (far right)

Marty Smith ESPN 

Davidson College's Belk Arena. Section 30, dedicated Tuesday in @StephenCurry30 name.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

A few numbers from the N.C State win at Duke. Dennis Smith with a spectacular performance 32 points in 33 minutes. (shoots 4-6 from 3) with 6 dimes. State had 30 FTA's on the road. (Only made 20) Wolfpack closed the gap on the glass & points in the paint which was key. Can N.C State get on a roll? Duke had a poor second half performance vs State but a great second half vs Miami. Consistency still lacking with Duke.

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Dennis Smith Jr. finished with 32 points and 6 assists in the 84-82 win over Duke tonight. That is his 3rd game with at least 30 points and 5 assists this season (the rest of the ACC has 2 such games).