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Rothstein | Boston College and Ole Miss to headline 2018 Suncoast Classic

TALLAHASSEE, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Jim Christian The Clement and Elizabeth Izzi Family Head Men's Basketball Coach Boston College Eagles works in shirt sleeves on the sideline against the Florida State University (FSU) Seminoles in an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) game Monday, February 20, 2017, at Donald L. Tucker Civic Center in Tallahassee, Florida. FSU wins 72-104. (Photo by David Allio/Icon Sportswire)
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The Boston College Eagles, Ole Miss Rebels, Richmond Spiders and Wyoming Cowboys will be headlining the 2018 Suncoast Classic, multiple sources have informed FanRag Sports. However, the official matchups, as well as the dates and times, surrounding next year’s event have yet to be determined.

The Eagles should return one of the ACC’s best backcourts in Jerome Robinson and Ky Bowman while the Rebels should also be strong along the perimeter with Breein Tyree, Terence Davis and Devonate Shuler all present. On the other hand, both the Spiders and Cowboys will be looking to build upon 20-win seasons from 2016-17 despite the fact that each program finished in the middle-of-the-pack of their respective conferences.

It is also worth noting that Wyoming will be coming off an 83-59 win over the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, a victory that allowed the Cowboys to claim the CBI Championship in 2016-17.

Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FanRag Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via iTunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.

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