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O'Neil: Greg Sankey is college hoops' most influential person

As the chair of the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, Greg Sankey will play an important role in determining North Carolina's fate.

Around the Horn on Louisville scandal: Someone is lying, someone is telling the truth (2:09)
Is Calipari posturing by saying Wildcats stink? (3:00)
3-Point Shot: New season, new Hoosiers offense (1:27)
KU welcomes 4 top-20 recruits to campus (2:43)
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2dJeff Borzello

Gary Trent Jr. brings new dimension to name

Gary Trent Jr.'s game is different from that of his former NBA-playing dad, but the No. 9 player in the 2017 class says much of his repertoire, and formative workout habits, came from his father.

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ESPNU CBB Podcast: Kris Dunn is back!

Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg weigh in on cases of academic impropriety at both SMU and UNC. Plus, Providence PG Kris Dunn and Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall join the show.

Pitino responds to claims made in book (0:52)
3-Point Shot: Bearcats' coach back in action (1:04)
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Scout's Take: Top-25 prospect Gabriel picks Kentucky

Wenyen Gabriel, who announced his decision on ESPN.com Thursday, should be an immediate impact defender for John Calipari's program. His skill set is similar to that of NBA forward Luol Deng.

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9dJohn Gasaway

Gasaway: Hey you, stop shooting so much!

Some players approach the game with a shoot-first, pass-second approach. Here's five guys who might want to consider making the extra pass a little more often.


John Calipari @UKCoachCalipari

Sleep Outfitters moved their corporate office to Lexington last month and has helped thousands sleep better for over 30 years!

John Calipari @UKCoachCalipari

Tempur-Pedic employs over 470 people on our Coldstream Research Campus. Worldwide company based here in Lexington. Taking care of families!

Ex-player saw strippers in dorm '1 or 2 times'

A former Louisville men's basketball player confirmed an earlier report that strippers visited a dorm "one or two times," but said nothing more than dancing transpired. The school is investigating allegations made in a book that a former staff member paid women to strip and have sex with players and recruits. Story

Jay Bilas @JayBilas

Before all them videos, before all them shows. Look at me now, I rock my own clothes. I gotta go to work.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Texas fans, if 6-4 Kerwin Roach can eventually transition to point guard position, watch out. Unique athlete & skills. NBA prototype in time