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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.


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.

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Chris Harriman will be a head coach. Just a matter of time. This move gives him more west coast options.

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Tremendous hire for Craig Neal at New Mexico -- sources told ESPN he will bring on Nebraska's Chris Harriman as his associate head coach.

Jeff Borzello @jeffborzello

Former VCU signee Kenny Williams is on an official to North Carolina today and tomorrow. Will take an unofficial to Virginia on Tuesday.

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

First-ever trip to USF today for Pelicans practice. School best known for its 1978 NCAA Tournament loss -- WITH Bill Cartwright -- to @csuf