Players like Maryland's Melo Trimble and Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes could have bolted for the NBA draft, but their fans should be glad they're back in school.
Another competitive nonconference tournament will take place in November after it was announced that Duke, North Carolina, Florida and UConn would be part of the Phil Knight Invitational.
Four star small forward Justin Smith committed to Indiana on Monday night after also considering Villanova. The No. 80 prospect in the ESPN 100 officially visited both the Hoosiers and the Wildcats before deciding to head to Bloomington.
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