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We expected better: Top 25 of unfulfilled potential

ESPN.com presents the top 25 cases of unfulfilled potential in sports history. Some of the athletes who made the list squandered their prodigious talent; others were slowed or stopped by injury. All left us wanting more.

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Virginia coach Tony Bennett answers the fast break questions (1:10)
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Taylor: Coach Smart supported my decision (2:33)
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Should Nigel Hayes return to Wisconsin? (1:44)
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What you don't know about Roy Williams (1:08)
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Voepel: Baffling that women's basketball stands alone in UNC's latest notice (2:22)
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Top 10 available CBB transfers

The number of Division I transfers swelled to more than 700 last season. The 2016 version includes ex-Duke guard Derryck Thornton and hundreds of others.

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3-Point Shot: Players entering the NBA draft (1:20)
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Aussie rules football league eyes U.S. talent

The Australian Football League is seeking big men, so a group of U.S. college athletes, mostly basketball players, was recruited to L.A. this week for a crash course in Australian rules football.

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Coach K: Amaker, Wojciechowski and Battier best Duke defenders (1:05)
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Calipari's March Madness memories (1:04)
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Who are the favorites for 2017's top recruits?

Sure there are a handful of unsigned 2016 prospects, but it's time to turn our attention to the Class of 2017. The first evaluation period brought the coaches to see No. 1 DeAndre Ayton and others while setting up some interesting recruiting storylines.

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UMKC head coach Kareem Richardson has turned down opportunity to join Marvin Menzies staff at UNLV, source told ESPN.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Great move by new Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner hiring former Portland coach Eric Reveno for his staff. Never heard anyone say a negative word about Reveno. Known to be a high-level big man coach (was at Stanford). Reveno also should help Pastner with administrative aspects of job and a good quote for media. A source said the hire will be official soon. Pastner also has hired former Georgia State and Georgia Tech assistant Darryle LaBerrie.

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Valpo’s Alec Peters is working out with the Houston Rockets tomorrow and Boston Celtics on Friday.

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Washington State 6-11 transfer Valentine Izundu told ESPN he will visit San Diego State next weekend, then UNLV and Fresno.

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Barring a last-minute change of heart, source told ESPN that Michigan sophomore Kameron Chatman will transfer.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

The 2016 Gavitt Tipoff Games schedule: Monday, Nov. 14 Villanova at Purdue Tuesday, Nov. 15 Maryland at Georgetown Wisconsin at Creighton Wednesday, Nov. 16 Northwestern at Butler Thursday, Nov. 17 Seton Hall at Iowa Providence at Ohio State Rutgers at DePaul Friday, Nov. 18 St. John's at Minnesota

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The Mickey Mitchell connection to UCSB is that one of his buddies from Texas Titans AAU team, Grant Troutt, is on Santa Barbara team.

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Andy Miller's agency has signed Brice Johnson, Malik Beasley, AJ Hammons, Fred VanVleet, Kaleb Tarczewski, Rasheed Sulaimon.

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Cal State Bakersfield coach Rod Barnes, who went to NCAA tourney this past season, has signed a 5-year extension thru 2023, source told ESPN

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Auburn has landed another transfer -- Bethune Cookman big man LaRon Smith. He told ESPN he just committed to the Tigers. Shot-blocker.

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Washington State transfer Que Johnson told ESPN he will visit Rick Stansbury and Western Kentucky this week.