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Musselman discusses hoops impact of Oklahoma, Texas joining SEC

Not a subscriber? Subscribe for free for 30 days w/code HAWGS30. An underrated aspect of the SEC’s decision to become a super conference by inviting Oklahoma and Texas is what it’ll do to the league in men’s basketball. The conference was already on the rise, but adding two more schools...
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Frank Kaminsky, Suns Agree to 1-Year, $2.1M Contract in Free Agency

The Phoenix Suns have agreed to a one-year, $2.1 million deal to retain Frank Kaminsky, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, told Duane Rankin of the Arizona Republic. Kaminsky has spent the past two years with the Suns, finishing last season with averages of 6.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. The center played 15.2 minutes per game mostly off the bench last season, starting just 13 of his 47 games.
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Are Penny Hardaway And Memphis About To Land Jalen Duren And Emoni Bates?

Jalen Duren and Emoni Bates are the No. 1 and 2-ranked recruits in the Class of 2022. They are good friends and they are both closing in on decisions about their futures. And they could both end up playing for Penny Hardaway at the University of Memphis on a staff that would feature Larry Brown, Rasheed Wallace and Cody Toppert. Sources said Wallace, the former NBA champion, is set to be introduced as the latest addition to the Memphis staff in the coming days.
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Hartwick College announces 2021 athletic Hall of Fame class

Hartwick College Athletics will induct seven of its former top athletes into its Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 2, as a part of “True Blue Weekend.”. The list includes Steve Long, class of 1979 (men’s soccer), Dick Cartwright, class of 1979 (men’s cross country/track and field), Jennifer Brassell, class of 1993, (field hockey/women’s lacrosse), Jay Kalbach class of 1997 (men’s swimming and diving), Greg Balcavage 2001 (football), Jemma Dendy Young 2014 (water polo) and Jade Woodend 2015 (women’s swimming and diving).
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Chansky’s Notebook: No. 1, Not Done

No. 1 has helped UNC become No. 1 in almost every decade. In the summer of 1951, Carolina basketball was coming off its first losing season in 10 years and did not even qualify for the old Southern Conference tournament. The 12-15 record was duplicated the next season, and that was the end for coach Tom Scott.
Cartersville, GAprephoops.com

#PHCircuit Passion Region Finals All-Tournament Teams – 17U

The Passion Region Finals brought the best of the PH Circuit's Southeast teams together for a 2-day showdown at LakePoint Athletics Center in Cartersville, Georgia. With the big championship on the line, these 17U guys fought hard for their teams and worked to give themselves the best opportunity to walk home with a new piece of hardware. And while there was a boatload of incredible talent all weekend long, these are the 17U guys who really were able to get it done and make the All-Tournament teams!
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A combined Final Four? Gender equity report calls for it

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament typically has the biggest spotlight when it reaches the Final Four, with the best teams – or luckiest – to have survived March Madness playing the final games to determine a national champion. Now imagine how it could look with the women’s tournament bringing its...

Devonte' Graham to team with Zion Williamson, Pelicans after trade

Former KU basketball standout Devonte’ Graham will have a new NBA home in 2021-22. As part of a sign-and-trade deal, Graham will head to the New Orleans Pelicans on a four-year, $47 million contract, The Athletic's Shams Charania first reported. In return, the Pelicans will ship out a first-round draft pick to the Hornets.
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How to watch the men’s and women’s Olympic basketball finals

The 2020 Tokyo Games’ basketball tournaments are filled with highly emotional wins and major upsets alike. Still, as we approach the basketball finals, the competing teams are gearing up to overcome the odds. Once touted to be invincible, the USA men’s team had to work a little harder to qualify for the spot in the quarterfinals against the Czech Republic and just bested Spain 95-81 in quarterfinal action. As they head into their semifinal match with Australia on Thursday, August 5, they seem to be gaining momentum as they’ve made it to the Final Four, en route (hopefully) to the gold.