Chances for a 2017-18 NCAA return

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Who's coming back, who's coming in? Take a look at the NCAA tournament teams and the prospects of NCAA tournament bids for eliminated 2017 teams.


Duke Blue Devils

Once again, freshman stars will keep Duke among title contenders

Florida State Seminoles

Despite top-20 class, Florida State can expect a step backwards

Louisville Cardinals

Cardinals add three ESPN 100 recruits to young, talented roster next season

Miami Hurricanes

Miami should be ACC contender with top-10 recruiting class

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Can ESPN 100 D.J. Harvey help Notre Dame overcome big personnel losses?

Virginia Cavaliers

Small class won't answer Virginia's offensive woes next season

Virginia Tech Hokies

With two high-level recruits joining a talented roster, Hokies should be good again

Wake Forest Demon Deacons

Despite strong recruiting, losing John Collins will hurt Demon Deacons


Cincinnati Bearcats

New backcourt pieces will be key to Cincinnati's future

SMU Mustangs

SMU's unheralded recruiting class will only build on talented roster

Atlantic 10

Dayton Flyers

Despite departures, Flyers should again contend in the A-10

Rhode Island Rams

Plenty of rebuilding ahead for Rhode Island

VCU Rams

VCU adds two ESPN 100 prospects to A-10 contender

Big 12

Iowa State Cyclones

Iowa State must find Monte Morris' replacement to succeed

Kansas State Wildcats

With low-rated recruiting class, it's bubble at best for Kansas State next season

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State will look to a solid recruiting class for backcourt help

Big East

Creighton Bluejays

Creighton has a lot of star power to replace next season

Marquette Golden Eagles

Despite personnel losses, Marquette could be ready for another tourney run

Providence Friars

Recruiting size, Ed Cooley has Providence heading in the right direction

Seton Hall Pirates

With its big three back, Seton Hall should be a force next season

Villanova Wildcats

Personnel losses aside, Villanova should continue its winning ways

Big Ten

Maryland Terrapins

Maryland's plans for next season start with Melo Trimble's draft decision

Michigan State Spartans

Michigan State's frontcourt issues should be resolved next season

Minnesota Golden Gophers

With everyone back, Minnesota should be a Big Ten favorite next season

Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern has the pieces for back-to-back tournament appearances

Missouri Valley Conference

Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State should be experienced and loaded for another run in 2017


USC Trojans

With Duke transfer and loaded class, USC could be Pac-12's most talented team next year


Arkansas Razorbacks

Arkansas loses two senior stars, but trending up with solid recruiting class

Vanderbilt Commodores

Vandy returns a lot as Bryce Drew continues building Dores' recruiting


Saint Mary's Gaels

Saint Mary's will refresh tourney-ready roster with two foreign guards