The 2015-16 college basketball season ended with one of the greatest shots in the history of the sport, and the 2016-17 season is rapidly approaching.

Regular season play will begin on Friday, Nov. 11. Here are some of the best games on the docket for opening night:

Notable games
Matchup Venue
Indiana vs. Kansas Armed Forces Classic
Arizona vs. Michigan State Armed Forces Classic
Duke vs. Grand Canyon Cameron Indoor Stadium
Kentucky vs. Stephen F. Austin Rupp Arena
Xavier vs. Lehigh Cintas Center
North Carolina vs. Tulane Devlin Fieldhouse
Oregon vs. Army Matthew Knight Arena

Nov. 11 marks the beginning of the college basketball journey. The end will look something like this:

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Bring on the basketball.

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, and Joe’s claim to fame since joining he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.

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