Gary Parrish

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Mid-major coaches need to stop complaining and start adapting to college basketball realities

Scheduling teams from a power conference will always be difficult for mid-majors

College Basketball Podcast: A discussion on Rick Pitino's book and Loyola-Chicago's scheduling difficulties

Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander explain why it's so hard for quality mid-majors to get good non-league games

Rick Pitino continues to insist he's innocent in his new book, but is he changing anybody's mind?

The Hall of Fame coach has once again denied knowing anything about Adidas paying Brian Bowen's family

College Basketball Podcast: Discussing topics from Candid Coaches series, including best 2018 coaching hire

Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss, among other things, the hires at Louisville, UConn and Memphis

Candid Coaches: Who's the real GOAT -- Michael Jordan or LeBron James?

More than 100 college coaches answered this question, and MJ got 82 percent of the vote

Candid Coaches: Who is the most underappreciated good head coach in college basketball?

The answers to this question show that Davidson's Bob McKillop is respected by his peers

Candid Coaches: Has the FBI's investigation significantly reduced cheating in the past 10 months?

The coaches we surveyed were split on the impact of the federal probe of bribery and corruption in college basketball

College Basketball Podcast: Say bye to the RPI as the top tool to build the NCAA Tournament bracket

Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss the NCAA's decision to replace the RPI with the NET

Candid Coaches: Will the Commission on College Basketball actually solve the sport's problems?

The overwhelming majority of college coaches have no faith in the Commission on College Basketball

Candid Coaches: Who will be the best team in college basketball in the 2018-19 season?

CBS Sports' college basketball experts polled more than 100 coaches to get their pick to win it all

College Basketball Podcast: A conversation about Kentucky in the Bahamas and Duke in Canada

R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson combined for 64 points in Duke's first exhibition

College Basketball Podcast: Why the NCAA's 'sweeping rule changes' won't really change anything

Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander discuss where the NCAA fell short with their announced changes

Kentucky's Bahamas Tour: Five things to watch for from the Wildcats' exhibition games

John Calipari's four-game tour of the Bahamas starts Wednesday night

How Memphis' Penny Hardaway and Mike Miller became the most fascinating duo on the recruiting trail

The former NBA stars are using strong ties to grassroots programs they used to sponsor to aid in recruiting

The basketball game Nike and Adidas didn't ever want to see finally happened and it was fantastic

Let's hope the best Nike and Adidas teams will play each other more often in the future

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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