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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?

3-Point Shot: Takeaways from the Louisville case (1:44)
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)
3-Point Shot: Marksmen in Cuse (1:11)
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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.

3-Point Shot: Prince of Baylor (1:03)
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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.

3-Point Shot: Luck of the Fighting Irish (0:57)
3-Point Shot: SEC's sleeper pick (1:07)


Jay Bilas @JayBilas

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.


Former UCLA F Meyers dies at 62

Dave Meyers, who led UCLA to the national title in 1975 in John Wooden's final season as coach, died Friday at 62 after battling cancer. Meyers averaged 18.3 points and 7.9 in his senior season for the Bruins, and later played four seasons for the Bucks after the Lakers dealt him as part of the trade for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Story

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

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Not watching a single inning of baseball all season and then trying to watch a full game is like not training for a marathon.

Joel Francisco @JoelFranESPN

Utah has been the presumed leader for Jayce Johnson, but with no scholarship available Cal is making a strong push according to our sources