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Cornhole challenge: Mississippi State basketball.

Mississippi State basketball players Morgan William and Quinndary Weatherspoon put their cornhole skills to the test at SEC Nation.

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LaVar Ball caught wearing Adidas sneakers.

Spotted wearing Adidas sneakers, LaVar Ball says he was at a construction site earlier and adds he would only wear Adidas when taking out the trash.

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What's in LaVar Ball's fridge?

LaVar Ball shows off his stash of food and treats to Darren Rovell.

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Pitino says NBA could allow high school players.

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino tells ESPN's Marty Smith that he believes that the NBA will allow high school players to forgo college within two years.

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Recruiting tactics

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  • The argument for (and against) playing for blue bloods

    Michael Porter Jr. and Collin Sexton aren't going to Kentucky or Duke or any other big-time power. Instead, they will take the floor for Missouri and Alabama. Others have traveled this road. But is it the right path?

Centers of attention

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  • Big men finding homes inside and out in college hoops

    Once it was a rule -- big men were to get themselves into the paint and stay there. Not anymore. And certainly not this season in college basketball, when new names and old faces show they are just fine on the perimeter and in the post.

Defensive teams

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  • Good luck scoring against these five college hoops teams

    Need a bucket against Louisville? We wish you the best. Same for those bringing the ball up the floor against West Virginia. Those are just two of the teams in our projections of the best defenses in college basketball.

Remembering Rollie

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  • Rollie Massimino was a basketball coach until the day he died

    Rollie Massimino coached Villanova to one of the greatest upsets -- and titles -- in college basketball history. But long after that 1985 victory over Georgetown, Massimino kept coaching, at unknown outposts, because he was a coach until the end.

Holiday tournaments

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  • A full guide to holiday hoops tournaments

    The brackets are out for six of college basketball's most recognizable holiday basketball tournaments. Take a look at the matchups and start planning your holiday viewing schedule now.