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LaMelo nears triple-double in win.

LaMelo Ball rebounds from a loss against Zion Williamson with 38 points, 10 boards and 9 assists as Big Baller Brand defeats Play Hard Play Smart 111-102.

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UNC

NCAAM

CP3 goes wild for UNC commit's throwdown.

Future Tar Heel Rechon "Leaky" Black elevates for a posterizing jam, much to the delight of Chris Paul.

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LaMelo and Zion take center stage in AAU showdown.

LaMelo Ball and Zion Williamson both put up monster performances in front of a monster-sized crowd.

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LaVar is great for basketball.

Bomani Jones reflects on LaVar Ball's appeal that turned an AAU game into a full-blown spectacle.

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Ball T'd up for arguing with refs.

A few days after pulling his AAU team off the court after receiving a technical foul, LaVar Ball finds beef with the officials yet again.

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LaVar Ball continues to ooze confidence.

In a wide-ranging chat, LaVar Ball proclaims himself the best coach ever and calls his son LaMelo the most famous high school athlete ever.

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Syracuse

NCAAM

Triche cements Boeheim's Army comeback.

Brandon Triche wills himself to the basket to bank in a tough shot over Team FOE defenders, solidifying Boeheim's Army's late second-quarter resurgence.

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Southerland pushes Boeheim's Army's comeback.

James Southerland caps Boeheim's Army's' 10-0 run with a sweet one-handed floater, as the former Orange players try to catch Team FOE in the second quarter.

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Murray State

NCAAM

Blocks, big alley-oop get Fran Fraschilla amped.

Former Murray State star Ivan Aska makes impressive plays on both sides of the court in the TBT for Team Challenge ALS.

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OSU

NCAAM

Sullinger nails back-to-back 3's.

Jared Sullinger, looking to get back to the NBA, knocks down two 3-pointers in a row during the Super 16 round of the TBT.

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Syracuse

NCAAM

Boeheim's Army blows pair of gimmies.

Rick Jackson was known for his inside scoring at Syracuse, but he didn't show those skills on this sequence during an eventual win in the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament.

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The perfect team

  • Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
  • Assembling the absolutely perfect college basketball team

    We're not talking All-America teams or the 10 best players. We are talking the best "team" from the first five on the floor to the subs off the bench. Plus, they need to be coached. So just imagine this: John Calipari and Rick Pitino on the same staff.

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.

Big names out of work

  • AP Photo/Jay LaPrete
  • Figuring out what's next for Matta, Crean, JT3 and more

    The names are recognizable: Thad Matta, Tom Crean, John Thompson III. All were successful, and now all are unemployed. What happens next? Here is a look at whether they deserve jobs and whether they will get them

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