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Goodman: July recruiting takeaways

An elite-level point guard class and Harry Giles' NBA-ready display were among the top storylines during the all-important July recruiting period.

7hDick Vitale

Vitale: Roundball chatter

The Virginia Cavaliers won the Austin Nichols sweepstakes as the former Memphis forward will play for coach Tony Bennett after sitting out next season.

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Recruiting confidential: Malik Monk stating case

Malik Monk is the top shooting guard in the ESPN 100 Class of 2016, but he showed on Thursday in Las Vegas that he has the skills to transition to the point guard position if needed.

Duke freshman's crazy vertical (0:18)
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5dEamonn Brennan

Early look: Sizing up Conference USA

Conference USA was a one-bid league in last season's NCAA tournament. Old Dominion, UAB and UTEP are hoping to change that.

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4dAndy Katz

Orlando Classic could yield Irish vs. Shockers

Notre Dame and Wichita State could meet in a rematch of last March's Sweet 16 game in Cleveland if they advance to the Orlando Classic tournament title game in November.

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7dDick Vitale

Vitale: Roundball chatter

Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr. will miss the rest of the summer with a knee injury, and the Orlando Classic matchups have been announced.


Dan Dakich @dandakich

Brady left his PREGNANT WIFE for his girlfriend..keep that in mind as we act shocked that Brady might not be what some thought

Reggie Rankin @ReggieRankin

This Jethro Tishishumpa commit has my man Brian Merritt written all over it at the point of attack Relentless worker w/a coach he can sell

Reggie Rankin @ReggieRankin

Jethro Tishishumpa selected the Sun Devils after considering SMU, Georgetown, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, West Virginia, UMASS & others.

Reggie Rankin @ReggieRankin

Arizona State C Jethro Tishishumpa reminds me of NBA C Joel Anthony Defense ahead of offense but will develop nicely under Bobby Hurley

Reggie Rankin @ReggieRankin

Jethro Tishishumpa was a force on the defense end at NBPA Top 100 Camp will do the same immediately at Arizona State. Tremendous upside.