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Scouting Reports ACC and Big Ten powers pack SI's top 5, but can those teams, or any other contenders, hang with mighty Arizona?


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1 Arizona
2 Duke
3 Maryland
4 Illinois
5 Michigan State
6 Kansas
7 Seton Hall
8 Tennessee
9 North Carolina
10 Florida
11 Stanford
12 Wisconsin
13 USC
14 Kentucky
16 Arkansas
17 Notre Dame
18 DePaul
19 Georgetown
20 Connecticut For college basketball team pages, schedules, stats
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COLOR PHOTO: PHOTOGRAPH BY BOB ROSATO East Meets West Joseph Forte's Tar Heels and Michael McDonald's Cardinal will again be in the thick of the battle for the national title.