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With Miller status unknown, Arizona plays on
Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton had a dominant game Saturday despite the Wildcats' loss at Oregon and the absence of head coach Sean Miller in the wake of an ESPN report that detailed Miller's alleged involvement to pay Ayton $100,000 to attend the school.
Calipari: No talk with Knox about FBI probe
Kentucky freshman Kevin Knox deflected questions Saturday about alleged ties to a sports agent and a report detailing the FBI's investigation into college basketball recruiting.
Still no timetable for Porter return, says Martin
Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin said Saturday that there is still no timetable for Michael Porter Jr.'s return to game action. The touted freshman returned to practice Friday, three months after back surgery.
Coach K 'very confident' about Carter eligibility
After Duke freshman Wendell Carter Jr. was named in a Yahoo! Sports report detailing the FBI's ongoing investigation into illegal recruiting practices, coach Mike Krzyzewski explained how the school handled Carter's clearance to play on Saturday.
Despite probe, Sexton plays in loss to Arkansas
Alabama point guard Collin Sexton played for the Crimson Tide on Saturday, a day after being one of the Division I players named in a Yahoo! Sports report as possibly breaking NCAA rules through violations uncovered by the FBI.
Ayton family lawyer: Allegations are false
A lawyer representing the family of Deandre Ayton called allegations involving the Arizona star freshman false and urged the FBI, the NCAA and the university to come out publicly and clear his name.
'Disgusted' Fox says blame 'starts with coaches'
As a wide-ranging FBI investigation continues to send shock waves through college basketball, Georgia coach Mark Fox said Saturday that he is "past anger, sadness" and is "disgusted with how people have treated our game."
Shaq's son Shareef decommits from Arizona
A day after the FBI revealed wiretaps from Sean Miller discussing payments, ESPN 2018 top-30 prospect and Arizona commit Shareef O'Neal, son of Shaquille, announced he was reopening his recruitment.
Pitino: 'Unjust' for NCAA to take away 2013 title
Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino said it was "unjust" for the NCAA to rule that the Cardinals had to take down their 2013 national championship banner.
Jay Bilas' early guide to March
There's a lot to get your head around as March approaches. Is Duke back? Which teams do you trust -- and we mean really trust? The Bilastrator comes with all the answers.