A top five recruiting class arrives in Lawrence and will be joined by brothers Dedric and K.J. Lawson, transfers from Memphis.
The Blue Devils will reload, and then some, with an unprecedented four top 10 recruits, including 6' 7" wings R.J. Barrett and Cameron Reddish.
Jalen Brunson will most likely turn pro, but five-star 6' 1" point guard Jahvon Quinerly from Hudson Catholic High in Jersey City is on the way in.
If Moritz Wagner comes back, the Wolverines will have four starters returning to help a top 20 recruiting class get up to speed.
More Wildcats than usual are likely to stay in school, and UK gains two stellar backcourt players in 6' 5" SG Tyler Herro and 6' 3" PG Immanuel Quickley.
Signees include the MVP of the McDonald's All-American game (6' 6" SF Nassir Little) and North Carolina Mr. Basketball (6' 5" PG Coby White).
The Cavaliers should have three starters back and will get a big boost if 6' 7" freshman guard De'Andre Hunter (9.2 ppg) also returns.
The Zags will have five of their top 10 scorers back and add 6' 10" PF Filip Petrusev, who led Monteverde (Fla.) Academy to a national title.
Expect the Tigers to contend for the SEC title again with Bryce Brown (15.9), Jared Harper (13.2)and Desean Murray (10.1) all expected to return.
The surprising Vols should stay near the top of the polls with the SEC player of the year, Grant Williams (15.2 ppg), returning to Knoxville.