Here's the path for either the Blue Devils or the Wildcats to secure the top class for 2022, and where other top players are likely headed.
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ESPN's panel talks SEC recruiting, including Kentucky's lost year, the rise of Alabama and the dark cloud that has hovered over the league's recruiting exploits.
- Mizzou-LSU game postponed due to COVID
- Zags, Bears remain 1-2 in poll; top 5 unchanged
- SEC, ESPN strike 10-year deal starting in '24
- Missouri athletes lead march for social justice
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the SEC men's basketball programs that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
— Trying to defend a three-point lead with under 6 seconds left, Oklahoma's Elijah Harkless played it perfectly.
— Dru Smith made two free throws with 15.2 seconds left, and the Missouri Tigers held off Georgia 73-70 Thursday night to advance to the Southeastern Conference Tournament quarterfinals.
— Trendon Watford scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half and his short jumper with just over a minute left broke a final tie as LSU battled past Missouri 86-80 on Saturday to end the regular season.
— Dru Smith scored the game-winner, banking a baseline drive reverse layup off the glass with 0.7 seconds on the clock and Missouri held on to defeat Florida 72-70 on Wednesday night for the Tigers' first-ever win in Gainesville.
— Devontae Shuler scored 14 points and Mississippi beat No. 24 Missouri 60-53 on Tuesday night to sweep the season series against the sputtering Tigers.
Gonzaga and Baylor are still Nos. 1 and 2 by a wide margin, but did the weekend's Big Ten results upset the top-5 balance of power?
— Dru Smith scored 17 and Mark Smith 13 as No. 20 Missouri snapped a three-game losing streak with a 93-78 victory over struggling South Carolina on Saturday.
— Toumani Camara scored 15 points, including a big three-point play, and Georgia rallied to beat No. 20 Missouri 80-70 on Tuesday night.
Is Michigan college basketball's top threat to the Gonzaga-Baylor axis?
— Justin Smith scored 19 points to lead Arkansas to an 86-81 overtime victory over 10th-ranked Missouri on Saturday.
— Jarkel Joiner scored 21 points to help Mississippi beat No. 10 Missouri 80-59 on Wednesday night.
Ohio State and Illinois vault into the top five while carnage hits this week's Power Rankings.