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Brown: Looking ahead at the Syracuse Orange

The future for the Syracuse Orange isn't totally bleak despite numerous player defections and NCAA sanctions.

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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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4dFran Fraschilla

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.


Jay Bilas @JayBilas

Sometimes I lay in my bed and think 'til my head hurt. Screw the rest, I'd rather stress, yeah, we call that bad work. I gotta go to work.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Stephen F. Austin & Brad Underwood w/ a big day. Two commitments. JaQuan Smith- 6-9 from Northern Oklahoma College & 7-footer Jovan Grujic.

Myron Medcalf @MedcalfByESPN

Solution for the noise issue that Monty Williams is having: He should make the Pelicans practice to old Jodeci records. Nothin but screamin.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Eastern Washington has added Saint Louis transfer Austin McBroom. 5th year kid. Immediately eligible. Great addition for Jim Hayford.