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College basketball rankings: Virginia joins preseason Top 25 And 1, ready to contend for ACC title

With the 2022-23 season approaching, the Cavaliers crash the CBS Sports early college basketball rankings

Memphis lawyers step up in the clutch as Penny Hardaway's program picks up massive win in IARP case

The Tigers were delivered, essentially, a slap on the wrist in relation to the James Wiseman eligibility case

Candid Coaches: More than one year in, is name, image and likeness helping or hurting college athletics?

We asked coaches for their thoughts on the impact NIL legislation has had on college athletics

Candid Coaches: Who was the best hire of the college basketball coaching carousel in 2022?

We asked coaches who was the best hire of the busy 2022 coaching carousel

Candid Coaches: Which conference will be the best college basketball league after realignment?

We asked coaches which conference will be best after Oklahoma and Texas head to the SEC, and UCLA and USC head to the Big Ten

Candid Coaches: Which college basketball team will be the best in the country in the 2022-23 season?

Our annual Candid Coaches series tips off with a look at who coaches think will win the 2023 NCAA Tournament.

John Calipari says Kentucky 'is a basketball school' but football coach Mark Stoops questions if that's true

Yes, hoops is king at UK, but Stoops has some good points and isn't wrong for sticking up for his program

Kentucky vs. Gonzaga: Why John Calipari must green-light The Kennel as host of matchup in 2022-23 season

Calipari previously prevented his Memphis team from entering the raucous venue but shouldn't make the same mistake

Kentucky and Duke are still bringing in the best college basketball recruits even after NIL changes the rules

John Calipari shows no signs of slowing down in the post-NIL era after the Wildcats landed another five-star recruit

College basketball rankings: Arizona moves into top 15 after five-star PG Kylan Boswell reclassifies to 2022

The Wildcats should have one of the best backcourts in college hoops next season

Football drove USC and UCLA to the Big Ten, but could (eventually) mean big changes in college basketball, too

Super-conferences are on the way, raising the possibility the NCAA Tournament as we know it could be a thing of the past

By committing to Eastern Michigan, Emoni Bates could be repeating mistakes that stunted once-promising career

The former basketball prodigy is trying to reset his career, but will EMU be the right environment to do it?

2022 NBA Draft grades: Pick-by-pick analysis of all 58 selections in night where the surprises started at 1

Get your complete pick-by-pick breakdown of the 2022 NBA Draft right here

2023 NBA Mock Draft: Two Duke freshmen selected as lottery picks in next year's never-too-early projections

A first look at the players likely to be a lottery pick in the 2023 NBA Draft

2022 NBA Mock Draft: Orlando takes Jabari Smith at No. 1, but Chet Holmgren has highest upside

Gary Parrish explains why he would take Holmgren at No. 1 in his draft-day mock

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.

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