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Thursday’s Arizin: Daily links for Oct. 27

A hodgepodge of Jalen Brunson, Donte DiVincenzo, top freshmen to watch, player of the year predictions and more!

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Happy Thursday! Here are your links for the day:

Jalen Brunson’s 13 Assists Keep Knicks Alive in Overtime | The Knicks Wall
The ghost of Knicks point guard past came back to haunt the garden, but the Knicks got the last laugh in an overtime thriller.

Brunsanity? Jalen Brunson drops Knicks stat line unseen since Jeremy Lin | ClutchPoints
Jalen Brunson matched a statline the Knicks haven't seen since the heyday of Jeremy Lin, powering his team to a 134-131 win over the Hornets.

A guide to Donte DiVincenzo’s nicknames - Golden State Of Mind
Why is Donte DiVincenzo the Michael Jordan of Delaware? We explain. (Nice to see that the nickname continues to stick, even as he goes to the west coast.)

Donte DiVincenzo to be re-evaluated in a week after injury, Steve Kerr says - NBC Sports Bay Area
Steve Kerr provides a timeline for when Donte DiVincenzo can realistically return to action.

Detroit Pistons film review: Saddiq Bey needs to embrace his inner bully and attack on offense - Detroit Bad Boys
A breakdown of Saddiq Bey's first three games on the court.

Predicting college basketball's All-Freshman teams for each Power 6 conference
A look at some of the best freshmen in every major college basketball conference.

Nantz stepping down from NCAA Tournament after this year - Sports Media Watch
Longtime voice of the men's NCAA Tournament Jim Nantz is stepping down from the position after this coming season and will be replaced by Ian Eagle, per

Women's college basketball player of year picks for every conference | ESPN
All hail Maddy Buckets!

Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing isn’t ignoring last season’s disaster - The Washington Post
The Hoyas coach has swapped out most of the players and assistants after a 6-25 debacle.

25 storylines to watch for the 2022-2023 college hoops season | Yardbarker
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Some familiar names are back at the top of the rankings, and some familiar names decided to return to school for another run. It should be one of the most exciting seasons in memory, as so many teams are stacked for a tournament run.

11 impact juniors in men's college basketball, ranked by Andy Katz |
Andy Katz ranks the juniors he predicts will have the biggest impact in DI men's college basketball for the upcoming 2022-23 season.

11 impact seniors in men's college basketball, ranked by Andy Katz |
Andy Katz predicts the 11 seniors poised to have the biggest impacts on their teams in the 2022-2023 men's basketball season.