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3-Point Shot: UCLA's case for Top 25

UCLA has the talent. Is Steve Alford's squad a top 25 team? Andy Katz discusses that and more.

9hDarren Rovell

NY Atty. General questions DraftKings, FanDuel

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an inquiry into DraftKings and FanDuel to look into possible advantages daily fantasy employees might have gained by exploiting data.

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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.

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23hAdam Finkelstein

5 observations: USA Basketball minicamp

ESPN No. 2 Jayson Tatum and No. 3 Josh Jackson were among the players who displayed next-level skills in Colorado Springs.

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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7dJohn 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.

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3-Point Shot: Utes a top-25 team? (1:01)
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8dDana O'Neil

Is the 15-year Big Ten title drought about to end?

The Big Ten hasn't won a national title since Mateen Cleaves and Michigan State won it all in 2000. Is this the year the conference's drought ends?

3-Point Shot: Painter reaches out to Izzo (2:20)


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Jahlil Okafor’s first preseason game last night: 12 points, 2 rebounds and 4 fouls in 17 minutes.

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Pistons rookie Stanley Johnson had impressive first preseason game: 26 points. Was 8-17 from the field, including 3-6 from deep. 7-9 FT.

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Joe Young had 18 points coming off the bench for the Pacers last night — in just 22 minutes. Loved that pickup late in the draft for Indiana

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Rookie Rashad Vaughn went for 20 points last night for Milwaukee in his first preseason game. Picked 17th overall. Love his upside.

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No one was happier Fred Hoiberg took over than Doug McDermott. Now has the green light. Had 23 points in 32 minutes last night for Bulls.

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Emmanuel Mudiay was talk of summer league, but will still be inconsistent coming from China. 17 points, 7 turnovers, 5 assists last night.

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Rookie Rashad Vaughn went for 20 points last season for Milwaukee in his first preseason game. Picked 17th overall. Love his upside.

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I practice what I preach, I preach what I practice. A couple hundred thousand kept under my mattress. I gotta go to work.