Gary Parrish

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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

K.J. Lawson takes vulgar swipe at Tubby Smith on way out of Memphis for Kansas

The Lawson brothers are transferring from Memphis for Kansas

North Carolina’s Justin Jackson will forgo senior year and enter 2017 NBA Draft

The ACC Player of the Year is a projected top-20 pick

Zach Collins will become the first one-and-done player in Gonzaga history

The 7-foot freshman helped the Zags make the national title game for the first time

How Tubby Smith made a gigantic mess of Memphis' program in just one year

Six of the Tigers' top eight players have announced they're transferring

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.