Andy Katz likes Rutgers men's basketball this year, with the Scarlet Knights part of his 'Power 36' preseason rankings.
Ben Howland believes Mississippi State could be one of his best squads since arriving in Starkville. MSU (18-15, 8-10 Southeastern Conference) returns two of its top three scorers in guard Iverson Molinar (16.7 points per game) and forward Tolu Smith (12.6 points, 8.5 rebounds), though Smith is out until late November following foot surgery. Molinar's offense was key to the Bulldogs' NIT run, and he's a preseason All-SEC first team selection.
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