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Brennan: Looking ahead at the NC State Wolfpack

With Trevor Lacey gone, hopes of a consistently great -- or even just consistent -- campaign next season look far less likely.

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7-footer Zimmerman stays home, picks UNLV

Five-star senior Stephen Zimmerman has decided to stay home for college, choosing UNLV over multiple blue-blood programs, including Kansas and Kentucky.

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Chad Ford

Names to know for the 2016 NBA draft

Chad Ford gives readers a sneak peak at the names to know for the 2016 NBA draft. He leads with Australian forward Ben Simmons, who is committed to LSU.

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New coaches face recruiting questions

Can NBA guys Avery Johnson and Chris Mullin recruit? How will Bobby Hurley play out West? New faces in new places face big questions on the trail.

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Most impressive Nike Hoop Summit players

Fran Fraschilla was on-hand last week for the Nike Hoop Summit. He details his most impressive performers, including Skal Labissiere and Ben Simmons.

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Scout's Take: Ivan Rabb to Cal

Ivan Rabb's decision to attend Cal gives coach Cuonzo Martin his highest-ranked recruit since he took over the program. Rabb is the No. 6 prospect in the ESPN 100.


The greatness of Lew Alcindor

Bob Ryan reflects on how Lew Alcindor's domination spread across three NCAA championship games in the 1960s.


Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

Love Marcus Foster move to Creighton. He'll get back to being scorer in Coach Mac's O. But, remember, KSU ran EVERYTHING for him as frosh.

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Marcus Foster to ESPN: "I've know coach McDermott and the coaching staff for a long time. I trust them to prepare me for a great comeback."

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Creighton 2nd to K-state on Marcus Foster coming out of high school. Jays assistant Steve Lutz did terrific job getting him off the bounce.

Fran Fraschilla @franfraschilla

There are so many good international players in league now, even as key role players. If you think they're soft, you're 10 years behind.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

I'm not saying Celtics will win this game -- or certainly this series. But Brad Stevens is so damn good.

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Brad Stevens took Butler to a pair of championship game appearances. Butler. Never doubt Boy Wonder.

Seth Greenberg @SethOnHoops

The Cavs do not look like they have a championship defense. They don't guard the ball and are not connected and alert.

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Don't be surprised if Ed Cooley winds up filling Bob Simon's spot with former Wake assistant Jeff Battle.

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Alabama's Avery Johnson has hired vastly underrated Providence assistant Bob Simon, sources told ESPN. Terrific evaluator, recruiter.