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Berglund redirects pass for Blues' game winner (0:25)
Pistons hold off Lakers in back-and-forth tilt (1:03)
USC slips by Colorado (1:08)
Pistons' Smith beats the buzzer (0:31)
Big win for Chimezie Metu, USC (1:26)
Drummond heaves one up to beat the buzzer (0:42)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Kentucky has four signees playing in the McDonald's game. Duke and UCLA have two selections apiece. Nine schools have one signee.

Drummond gets the steal and finishes with a fury (0:28)
Tobias Harris beats the buzzer with a dunk (0:23)
King explodes for vicious hammer dunk (0:22)
Randle battles his way to a two-handed jam (0:23)

Time for Buffs to break through?

Colorado has opened Pac-12 play with four losses, but ESPN's BPI tabs it the favorite on Sunday. USC began the season 14-0 but has lost three of its last four games. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

Sean McVay's defensive coaching staff is taking shape, though the paperwork isn't finalized on these guys just yet. Wade Phillips has agreed to be the defensive coordinator. Joe Barry, fired after two years as Redskins defensive coordinator, will come in as assistant head coach and linebackers coach, a position group he has spent 16 years coaching. Bill Johnson, one of five Saints assistants let go recently, will coach the defensive line. Mike Waufle previously held that job for the Rams, but was hired by the Bills. Something to keep in mind about assembling a staff: Teams are only required to allow assistants to interview for and take head-coaching jobs, not anything else. So, for example: A team can block an offensive line coach from being poached to become offensive coordinator, even though it is a promotion. That's why it's so hard for new head coaches to assemble their first staff.

ESPN Stats & Info

No experience necessary for new hires

Of the five head coaches hired this year, only Doug Marrone has previous experience, and he has only two years, at that. The 49ers have shown interest in two candidates with previous experience: Josh McDaniels and Tom Cable.

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Lonzo Ball setting the bar for Pac-12

Ball recorded 17 points, 8 assists, 6 rebounds and 5 steals in UCLA's 83-82 win over Utah on Saturday. That makes him the first Pac-12 player this season to record 15 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds and 5 steals in a single game. (ESPN Stats & Info)

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Jordan goes 20-and-20 against Lakers

DeAndre Jordan's 24 points and 21 boards helped the Clippers get past the Lakers. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the first 20-20 game by a Clipper against the Lakers since Elton Brand had 35 points and 20 rebounds in 2004.

Ritchie scores on end board deflection in Ducks' win (0:31)