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Coaches Rank Prospects

A poll of 50 high-level coaches yielded a ranking of the top 12 recruits in college basketball's Class of 2016. Harry Giles came out on top.

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1mDana O'Neil

Source: SMU, Brown facing NCAA sanctions

SMU appeared before the COI last month for a hearing regarding various allegations involving the men's basketball team, including a failure to monitor charge for Larry Brown, a source confirmed.

2dDick 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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6dRecruiting Nation

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.

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Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Valpo is gonna be loaded this season. Vashil Fernandez granted an extra year. Bryce Drew returns 99 percent of scoring from tourney team.

Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

URI's EC Matthews pulled out of Adidas Nations. Had offseason hand surgery and doctors suggested he slip to be 100 percent for the season.

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Kentucky coach John Calipari, who will make $7M this season, gets an additional $1.6M retention bonus tomorrow.