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UNC, Kentucky, Arkansas Dick Vitale's top three teams for 2022-23

UNC, Kentucky, Arkansas Dick Vitale’s top three teams for 2022-23

The NBA decision deadline will hit just before midnight ET June 1. And while a few players still have decisions to make, that didn’t stop ESPN personality Dick Vitale from ranking his top three teams for the 2022-23 season. Vitale picked UNC, which fell just short in last year’s national title game, as his …

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2022 NBA Draft: Seven players facing tough stay-or-go decisions before the NCAA deadline to withdraw Wednesday

2022 NBA Draft: Seven players facing tough stay-or-go decisions before the NCAA deadline to withdraw Wednesday

Following weeks of pre-draft preparation for 2022 NBA prospects — including private workouts, G League Elite camp and the the NBA Draft Combine — underclassmen in the draft are now met with the NCAA’s withdrawal deadline fast approaching on Wednesday at 11:59 pm AND. It’s expected to be busy on the decision front as on-the-fence …

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Daily Digest |  Illini crack ESPN's preseason rankings;  Hawthorne joins SIU coaching staff

Daily Digest | Illini crack ESPN’s preseason rankings; Hawthorne joins SIU coaching staff

There’s a lot of news each day. Illini Inquirer will try to make it easier to digest each weekday morning with the Daily Digest. ***** (Photo: courtesy Illinois Athletics) Illinois cracked ESPN’s latest way-too-early college basketball rankings. Following the addition of Baylor transfer Matthew MayerIllinois now …

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Four-Star Forward Milan Momcilovic Sets Visit to Virginia Basketball

Four-Star Forward Milan Momcilovic Sets Visit to Virginia Basketball

A big time week of recruiting visits continues for the Virginia men’s basketball program. Milan Momcilovic, one of the fastest-rising prospects in the country in the class of 2023, will reportedly take a visit to UVA in the first weekend of June. Momcilovic, a four-star power forward from Pewaukee, Wisconsin, is the No. 1-ranked player …

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