Happy Thursday, ‘Nova Nation! As subpoenas start to go out (have fun Oklahoma State!), the NCAA took action by creating a committee to clean up college basketball recruiting.
And it’s as laughable as you probably thought. First of all, several ADs are on the panel (they should have known and/or overlooked this to begin with), former players (old enough to have not lived through anything close to what’s happening now), and two coaches (who if they were cheating the system, weren’t doing it well enough).
Keep doing you, NCAA.
And now, the “news.”
New NCAA committee to clean up college hoops is unfit to tackle that challenge | Yahoo! Sports
Mark Emmert chose 14 committee members. Astonishingly, hardly any of them have any intimate knowledge of how cheating in college basketball occurs.
Subpoenas, college basketball commissions prove NCAA is further than ever from the end of amateurism | CollegeBasketballTalk
Unfortunately that is the truth.
Vecenie: Ranking the nation’s top 20 lead guards | The Athletic
There's nobody better than YA BOY JALEN BRUNSON.
2018 4-star guard David Duke to commit on Friday | Big East Coast Bias
Duke will decide between Virginia Tech and the Providence Friars.
Will the NCAA start paying players? Not likely, Emmert says | The Athletic
When NCAA president Mark Emmert announced on Wednesday the formation of a commission on college basketball, he said in the press release that he wanted the...
JMU may have to go to the air against a stingy Villanova defense | dailyprogress.com
Slot receiver Terrence Alls will be key on third down against Wildcats, who haven’t allowed a 100-yard rusher since Nov. 2016
2017-18 CBT Expert Picks | NBC Sports
Remember what we get wrong right here.
UCLA without Lonzo Ball, Purdue without Caleb Swanigan among the teams trying to replace stars | ESPN
UCLA doesn't have Lonzo Ball anymore. Kentucky can't rely on De'Aaron Fox. And Kansas has the same issue without Wooden Award winner Frank Mason III. They aren't the only ones left with big shoes to fill as the season approaches. Villanova without Josh Hart? They'll be just fine.