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Michigan basketball, Michigan State ranked high in USA TODAY's too-early top 25

Editor's note: A previous version of this story included Memphis in the rankings. Memphis had several players enter the transfer protocol, bumping it out of the poll. Virginia Tech was moved into the poll at No. 25.

INDIANAPOLIS — The 2020-21 men's college basketball season is officially in the books following one of the sport's most challenging years due to COVID-19 postponements and restrictions.

But now that Baylor has cut down the nets and an epic 2021 NCAA Tournament is over, we can look at the season ahead.

Events of the offseason – players entering the NBA draft, transfers and late decisions among incoming freshmen – are sure to shake things up.