As the early-entry deadline approaches, Fran Fraschilla examines the role college coaches play in the process. Juggling the desire to win with a player's NBA dream can be a tough act, especially if the coach hopes to land more top recruits.
Testing the waters may be a smart decision for players with NBA aspirations, but it leaves their programs in limbo, a situation that is especially detrimental to the mid-majors of the college hoops world, writes Andy Glockner.
Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 16 points before leaving with a sprained ankle and his high-flying, versatile teammates took over from there for a 78-62 victory over Nick Fazekas and Nevada on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
With Wolf Pack star Nick Fazekas off his game, Marcelus Kemp capped a 27-point performance with nine points in overtime to lift Nevada to a 77-71 victory over Creighton in the South Regional on Friday.