Illinois has added a big man for next season, getting a commitment from Charlotte graduate transfer Mike Thorne.
Former NBA standout Mark Price has been offered a college coaching job by Charlotte.
Gary Parrish is joined by Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie for this edition of the Eye on College Basketball podcast. They discuss the NCAA Tournament bracket from every angle, then get into the coaching carousel that's already spinning.
Charlotte and men's basketball coach Alan Major have "mutually agreed to part ways," the school announced Sunday afternoon.
The 49ers coach was out of commission from last May through September as well.
Fitting Bill Self's profile for a tough point guard, Frank Mason establishes himself as Kansas' best floor general. Also, Shavon Shields is an All-Big Ten player and keep an eye on Washington big Robert Upshaw.
The ACC-Big Ten Challenge finishes, headlined by Duke at Wisconsin.
Pierria Henry was shooting 2-23 on 3-pointers this season before he made this 3.
Other participants include Michigan, Washington, Texas A&M and Charlotte. Should be another excellent tournament.
The Hall of Fame Classic, Gulf Coast Showcase, and Legends Classic also roll on.

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