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The five best college players who were not selected in this year's NBA draft (Yahoo Sports)

The list includes an All-American forward and two point guards known for their knack for sinking clutch late-game jump shots.

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The Vertical's first-round draft analysis (Yahoo Sports)

The Vertical's first-round draft analysis

A breakdown of every player taken in the first 30 picks of Thursday’s NBA draft.

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John Calipari's USA U-19 roster will feature plenty of Kentucky connections (Yahoo Sports)

The Kentucky coach will coach two Wildcats players and four potential recruits at the U-19 World Championships in Egypt next month.

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Rick Pitino's letter to boosters hints at how Louisville will craft its last-gasp appeal (Yahoo Sports)

Rick Pitino's letter to boosters hints at how Louisville will craft its last-gasp appeal

The fate of Louisville’s 2013 national title rests on its bid to overturn the penalties handed down by the NCAA last Thursday.

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Butler's most decorated recruit follows Chris Holtmann to Ohio State (Yahoo Sports)

In addition to having head coach Chris Holtmann and his three assistants leave for Ohio State, Butler will also lose its most heralded signee to the Buckeyes. Four-star forward Kyle Young announced on Twitter on Monday evening that he is backing out o…

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Ex-Louisville star Russ Smith's open letter is well-intentioned but unpersuasive (Yahoo Sports)

Ex-Louisville star Russ Smith's open letter is well-intentioned but unpersuasive

The former All-American argued the NCAA should not vacate Louisville’s 2013 national title because players were not aware women were paid to dance for or have sex with them.

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Should NCAA's historic punishment of Louisville make UNC nervous? (Yahoo Sports)

Should NCAA's historic punishment of Louisville make UNC nervous?

Rick Pitino sounded a defiant tone after the NCAA levied its punishment on Thursday, but the deed may already be done in the case of the Cardinals’ national championship.

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So after Louisville's NCAA punishment, who actually won the 2013 NCAA title? (Yahoo Sports)

So after Louisville's NCAA punishment, who actually won the 2013 NCAA title?

The confetti fell and the nets got clipped but who exactly won the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball championship is still in dispute.

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Rick Pitino suspended five games, Louisville's 2013 title may still be in jeopardy (Yahoo Sports)

Rick Pitino suspended five games, Louisville's 2013 title may still be in jeopardy

Rick Pitino and Louisville received a ruling from the Committee on Infractions Thursday. Louisville could be the first school to have a championship season vacated. The NCAA’s Committee on Infractions ruled Thursday that the Cardinals will have to vacate victories in which players competed while ineligible from December 2010 to July 2014, but its release did not definitively state that the school’s 2013 national title banner will come down.

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Louisville ‘shocked and angry’ after NCAA sanctions (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde reports from Louisville after heavy NCAA sanctions were handed down to the Cardinals basketball program.

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Twenty-game league schedules would come at a price for college basketball (Yahoo Sports)

Twenty-game league schedules would come at a price for college basketball

You’d see fewer quality non-conference matchups if other leagues follow in the ACC’s footsteps and adopt a 20-game league schedule.

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Butler follows a familiar pattern in hiring LaVall Jordan as head coach (Yahoo Sports)

From Brad Stevens, to Todd Lickliter, to Chris Holtmann, the Bulldogs have enjoyed consistent success staying in the family when hiring coaches.

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Chris Holtmann is a better fit than some of Ohio State's previous targets (Yahoo Sports)

Chris Holtmann is a better fit than some of Ohio State's previous targets

The Butler coach reportedly has emerged as the frontrunner to be the Buckeyes’ new coach. A deal could be done as soon as Friday.

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Pittsburgh predictably backs down, grants Cameron Johnson a full release (Yahoo Sports)

Pittsburgh had previously placed restrictions on Johnson that would have prevented him from playing for North Carolina next season.

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Ohio State's poorly timed search continues after Greg McDermott says no (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State has all the attributes of an elite college basketball job, yet its athletic director appears to be struggling to find a successor to Thad Matta.

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