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Dan Le Batard Not a Fan of ESPN's Constant John Calipari Exposure

posted on June 24, 2016
John Calipari is arguably ESPN's favorite college basketball coach. He's always intertwined with the network in some way.   All this television time doesn't sit well with one of the employees of the worldwide leader in sports. Dan Le Batard, co-host of ESPN's Highly Questionable, spoke about reaching somewhat of a saturation point with the network's exposure of the Kentucky coach.   "It comes off like a gross recruiting tool for Kentucky," Le Batard said...
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An Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2016-17

posted on June 6, 2016
For dozens of coaches and players in college basketball, the last few weeks have been nerve-wracking.   After the season, 117 underclassmen entered their names into the NBA Draft. A majority of these players needed more information on whether to hire and agent and test the pros or to return to school. In the end, 57 will return to college (though not necessarily the same one for which they played in 2015-16).   The coaches, too, have been left wondering what kind of roster they might...
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Syracuse Legend Pearl Washington Passes Away at 52

posted on April 20, 2016
Dwayne Washington, the Syracuse staple and legend, passed away at the age of 52.   The school's basketball twitter account confirmed the sad news. Pearl, as he was affectionately known, was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2015 and underwent surgery, but his health deteriorated as time went on.   The great Pearl Washington has passed away. The entire Orange Nation mourns. https://t.co/RhsNsNjfDm — Syracuse Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) April 20, 2016   #RememberingPearlhttps://t.co/9zr0sBXxkJ —...
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A Very Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2016-17

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Even as Villanova is still basking in the glow of its first national championship since 1985 and fans are catching their breath after a wild NCAA Tournament, it’s still a good time to start looking ahead.   This upcoming college basketball season is a little bit different for those of us in prediction land, as we have even less of a picture than we’ve had in recent years.   The NCAA returned to its old stance regarding the NBA Draft, allowing underclassmen to start the evaluation...
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