Happy Thursday, 'Nova Nation! Without further commentary, I bring you this latest update in the Jalen Brunson recruitment.
And now, the "news."
Rick Brunson, accused of sexual assault, used Patrick Ewing as an alias
Rick Brunson, a former Temple basketball star and candidate to be the Owls' next assistant coach, used Patrick Ewing's name to book an appointment with a female massage therapist whom he allegedly attempted to sexually assault at a suburban Chicago fitness center, according to a Vernon Hills (Ill.) police report.
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Rashad McCants is about to get paid, according to Rashad McCants.