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Monday News and Notes thinks Xavier is the best program in Ohio

Matt Norlander thinks OSU is the best program in Ohio, Dyshawn Pierre does something he shouldn't have, and is there a college basketball video game on the horizon?

Quick RJ, how many Ohio schools were in the Sweet 16 this year?
Quick RJ, how many Ohio schools were in the Sweet 16 this year?
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Xavier news:

Big East Coast Bias Twitter Mailbag #5 - Everybody on the court, so come on let's ride - Big East Coast Bias
Scroll down to see what BECB thinks of Xavier's recruiting class this year. With some of the big names that X has landed in the last few years, you can be forgiven for not being quite so excited this year. The question remains though: did Xavier need a major class this year?

The United States of College Basketball: Top program in each state -
This is a much closer race than Norlander might have you think. If you want a detailed explanation of why, we gave you one this summer. There are two schools perched at the top in Ohio, with a large gap back to UC and Dayton.

Around basketball:

VIDEO: Kansas featured in NBA 2K16 trailer |
I would absolutely love for there to be a revival of a college basketball game. For me, that's a game I would by an entire console just to get my hands on. This seems like another step in that direction.

Dyshawn Pierre of Dayton Flyers suspended for fall semester
I sure hate to see bad things befall Dayton. If you'd like to see what the rumors are regarding the situation (there's nothing substantiated, so we aren't reporting anything), you can check the Blackburn Review or UD Pride.

Inside College Hoops: Will Wade is starting from scratch at VCU -
For the longest time VCU was based on HAVOC and Shaka Smart. Both of those are now gone. That leaves the Rams with one of the best fight songs in the nation and not a whole lot else in the way of known quantities.

Wisconsin can keep rolling without Frank Kaminsky and Sam Dekker -
Speaking of known quantities, Wisconsin has been one for a long time. This season also may mark the beginning of a sea change for them. As SB Nation keeps rolling out its top 25, we'll highlight the occasional interesting squad.