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Coaches Roundtable: Who has the hardest job this season?

Every season is different for college basketball coaches. So which ones have the toughest tasks ahead of them this season?

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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.

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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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Sagay spent last season at Watkinson (CT) and tells me he will be transferring to St. Thomas More (CT) for the rest of his senior season.

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ICYMI: Kansas coach Bill Self is now $10,000 poorer after this half-court shot at "Late Night in the Phog." es.pn/1LEF5gw

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My voice hit the track like icing on a cake. You all wastin' yo' time with yo' little mix tapes. I gotta go to work.

Bill Self gives $10K to KU student

Thanks to a half-court shot from former '08 walk-on and current director of basketball operations Brennan Bechard, Kansas coach Bill Self wrote a $10K check to a KU student.