Emmanuel Mudiay will probably be just fine overseas. But the idea that he merely picked that over playing at SMU is silly because the two years he spent at Prime Prep Academy in Texas made it unlikely that he'd ever get through the NCAA's Eligibility Center, a source told CBSSports.com.
What CBSSports.com last week reported would eventually happen will become official in the next 48 hours. Yes, Memphis is hiring Keelon Lawson as an assistant basketball coach, multiple sources told CBSSports.com early Wednesday.
Why has the SEC been down in men's basketball recently? That's not a simple question to answer. But one reason is because two of the league's historically strong programs have been down, and when that changes so will the perception of the conference.
Some folks like to scream that recruiting rankings don't mean anything, and, in some cases, I that might be true. But a top-10 recruiting ranking absolutely means something -- and what it means is that you're virtually guaranteed to leave college early and play in the NBA.