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The 2020 college basketball hot seat revolves around Shaka Smart and an ACC quartet

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Penn State's Lundy feeds Watkins for the alley-oop (0:19)

Penn State forward Seth Lundy lobs a pass up to Mike Watkins, who finishes with a two-handed jam. (0:19)

By this time last year, one of the biggest jobs in college basketball was already open. UCLA fired head coach Steve Alford on New Year's Eve and got the coaching carousel spinning earlier than expected. The Bruins wouldn't fill the job until they hired Mick Cronin the day after the national championship game, but the vacancy in Westwood dominated the hot seat conversation for those three months.