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ESPNU College Basketball Podcast

Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg welcome LSU's Johnny Jones, Cal's Cuonzo Martin and Texas A&M's Billy Kennedy to discuss their recent trips with their respective clubs and more.

3-Point Shot: Jaylen Brown impresses (1:38)
3-Point Shot: Impactful Aggies abroad (1:42)
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2dNick Pietruszkiewicz

Full Big 12-SEC Challenge schedule released

Kentucky's visit to Kansas will highlight the Big 12-SEC Challenge, which released its full schedule and has three games in which top 25 teams meet.

3-Point Shot: Coastal Carolina makes history (2:14)
3-Point Shot: Cyclones in Spain (1:24)
3-Point Shot: Kentucky ready to roll (2:38)

Ex-Kentucky standout Tsioropoulos dies at 84

Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.

3-Point Shot: Rivalries rekindled (1:28)
Freshman makes up for missed free throw (0:20)
3-Point Shot: A-10 powerhouse (2:33)
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The Returnees: Welcome back, Buddy Hield

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield is one of the best players in America, and he's the captain of an Oklahoma program that could enter the season as a top-10 team.

3-Point Shot: Pre-season POY favorite? (1:49)
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The Returnees: Welcome back, Anthony Gill

Virginia's Anthony Gill is one of the country's most important returning veterans and the 2015 offseason's least heralded All-American candidate.

3-Point Shot: If Coach K were younger... (2:35)
Batman steals the show (0:13)


John Gasaway @JohnGasaway

I have a daydream where my alma mater pulls a U. of Chicago and chooses to take a principled stance due to total and utter futility.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

ESPN 100 prospect Koby McEwen has three official visits scheduled. The first one, Wake Forest, is planned for this weekend.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Top-50 prospect Juwan Durham was hurt for most of this spring and summer circuit, but he'll visit UConn this weekend.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Texas turned up the heat on James Banks a few months ago. The four-star big man visits Austin this weekend.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

ESPN 100 Lamar Stevens was also expected to visit Pittsburgh this weekend. As I reported last night, that visit is unlikely to happen.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Four-star guard Cassius Winston has an official visit this weekend, to Pittsburgh. Panthers among his four finalists.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Illinois has a pair of visitors on campus this weekend: ESPN 100 guard Xavier Simpson and forward Xavier Sneed.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Shamorie Ponds on official visit to Saint John's today. He's not Felipe Lopez or Ron Artest but only way to build program is from NYC out.