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Brennan: Looking ahead at Rutgers

Rutgers lost its top two scorers, but coach Eddie Jordan has a top-60 freshman coming in. Will that be enough to get the Scarlet Knights out of the Big Ten's basement?

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SMU's Moore to play in World University Games

SMU guard Nic Moore will join the Kansas basketball program to represent the U.S. as the World University Games in South Korea later this summer.

Jay Bilas

Bilas: Committee's rules proposals are a start

Jay Bilas reacts to the changes proposed Friday by the men's basketball rules committee. Bilas says they're a start, but a move toward adopting FIBA rules would have been a better move.

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Dakich: Hiring the right, wrong type of coach

Dan Dakich reflects on the hiring season by grouping the coaches into different categories. Coaches with no meaningful experience -- like Chris Mullin -- will have a tough road, says Dakich.

Hashtag Game (1:19)
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2015 class rankings

Caleb Swanigan's commitment to Purdue and Tevin Mack's decision to follow Shaka Smart to Texas shook up the 2015 landscape.

Andy Katz's Three-Point Shot (1:40)
John Calipari happy at Kentucky (2:26)
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ESPNU CBB Podcast: Welcome To The Neighborhood

Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg talk with Arizona State's Bobby Hurley, Mississippi State's Ben Howland and Florida's Mike White about their new teams & the 30 second shot clock.

3-Point Shot: Tasks for new coaches (3:04)
3-Point Shot: Delayed draft deadline? (3:03)
Jay Wright in favor of 30-second shot clock (3:00)


Notable Kentucky non-conference games

Kentucky men's basketball announced its 2015-16 non-conference schedule, and it's a doozy.

  • Nov. 17: Duke, neutral court
  • Dec. 3: at UCLA
  • Dec. 19: Ohio St, neutral court
  • Dec. 26: vs. Louisville
  • Jan. 30: at Kansas

Kentucky to play Duke, Kansas in 2015-16

The Wildcats' schedule includes six programs that played in the 2015 NCAA tournament. Said UK coach John Calipari of the star-packed schedule: "Putting a schedule together, especially one like this, is fun. Having to play those games is a different story. To understate it, this will obviously be a challenging schedule for a young team like ours."

Jay Bilas @JayBilas

They your enemy, that's just my philosophy. All these swagger jackers owe you an apology. I gotta go to work.

Miles Simon @milessimon

Dwight had the ball with a WIDE OPEN lane w/ 3 sec and didn't drive it to try to finish at the rim. Yes they would've fouled but try to win

Chad Ford @chadfordinsider

At a 2nd workout tonight in Santa Monica. Ronde Hollis-Jefferson, Rashad Vaughn, Pat Connaughton, Anthony Brown, Tyler Harvey, Dez Wells

Seth Greenberg @SethOnHoops

Coaches and players should watch how hard the Warriors cut on penetration. Turn your head and you give up a layup.

Seth Greenberg @SethOnHoops

Warriors keep the ball hot. Rockets lack of defensive and offensive execution and attention to detail. Bad basketball