Gary Parrish

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Here’s why it’s not a big deal that 137 underclassmen declared for the NBA Draft

It's time for random observers to stop being outraged by players' decisions

Big-name coaches keep helping Oakland's coach raise money for cancer research

Once again coaches are participating in Oakland coach Greg Kampe's charity event

John Calipari will have his youngest Kentucky team ever -- and still likely be good

Eight of the top nine scorers from this season's team are not returning, but UK will be fine

Kentucky’s Hamidou Diallo declares for NBA Draft without ever playing in college

The former five-star recruit has not yet hired an agent

NBA Mock Draft: Mavericks grab Lauri Markkanen to learn under Dirk Nowitzki

Celtics still sticking with Markelle Fultz at No. 1, but Dallas gets a steal with Markkanen at No. 9

NCAA should dump Friday and start the college basketball season on a Tuesday

Letting teams open on a Friday in football season has never made sense

Podcast: Grayson Allen’s return is good for Duke and college basketball in general

The controversial guard provides the sport with a familiar face

Arizona lands Class of 2018 star Shareef O'Neal, son of Shaquille O’Neal

The 6-9 forward is ranked 31st in the Class of 2018 by 247Sports

Frank Jackson, like Grayson Allen, is planning to return to Duke next season

Jackson started 16 games as a freshman for the Blue Devils this past season

NBA Mock Draft: 76ers solidify point guard position, take Dennis Smith Jr. at No. 4

The Knicks also snag big man Lauri Markkanen at No. 7

Duke's Grayson Allen skipping NBA Draft, will return for his senior season

The controversial guard will play his senior year of college

New Mexico State hires Wichita State assistant Chris Jans to replace Paul Weir

Jans was previously the head coach at Bowling Green

NBA Draft 2017: South Carolina’s PJ Dozier to sign with agent, remain in draft

The Gamecocks are losing three of their top four scorers from a Final Four team

Podcast: What does Miles Bridges’ return to MSU mean for Tom Izzo’s Spartans?

Also on the podcast: Tubby Smith's mess at Memphis

Gary Parrish is an award-winning college basketball columnist and television analyst for CBS Sports who also hosts the highest-rated afternoon drive radio show in Memphis, where he lives with his wife and sons. He's been with CBS Sports since 2006. He previously worked at The Commercial Appeal and was responsible for breaking one of the biggest recruiting scandals in NCAA history -- specifically that an Alabama booster paid a high school coach $150,000 to secure the services of a five-star prospect. Parrish's initial story launched an NCAA and federal investigation that resulted in Alabama landing on probation and three men being convicted of federal crimes.