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Bagley picks Duke, classifies for '17-18

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(TSX / STATS) -- Power forward Marvin Bagley III, rated the nation's No. 1 recruit in the class of 2018, made two big announcements on national television on Monday.

First, he said he has decided to reclassify into the class of 2017, which means he would eligible to play this coming season as a college freshman.

His second announcement was even more important, because he said he has decided to attend Duke for coach Mike Krzyzewski, making the Blue Devils' already strong recruiting class even better.


Calhoun mulling comeback at DIII school

(TSX / STATS) -- Longtime University of Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun is considering a comeback at a Division III program, multiple media outlets reported.

The 75-year-old Calhoun, who stepped down from UConn in 2012 after 26 years and three national titles, told USA Today he is acting as an unpaid adviser to the University of St. Joseph, which is located in West Hartford, Conn., and plans to start a men's basketball program.


Duke lands top PG recruit Tre Jones

(TSX / STATS) -- Tre Jones, the highly regarded brother of former Duke standout Tyus Jones, is following his brother's lead.

Tre Jones announced Sunday in a video posted on Twitter that he will play his college basketball at Duke, becoming the first member of the Blue Devils' 2018-19 class.


Coach K to have total knee replacement

(TSX / STATS) -- Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will undergo total right knee replacement surgery this weekend, the school announced Thursday.

Krzyzewski will undergo the procedure at Duke University Hospital. The 70-year-old will likely spend three days in the hospital before being released.


BYU AD to stay on selection committee

(TSX / STATS) -- The 10-person committee that selects and seeds the teams for the NCAA basketball tournament underwent some recent changes to avoid having too much inexperience, and the bottom line is that BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe will remain on the committee for another year.

Two months ago, former New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs unexpectedly left the committee, but former Richmond athletic director Keith Gill was not appointed to the committee as anticipated, reported Wednesday.


W. Kentucky suspends freshman C Robinson

(TSX / STATS) -- Western Kentucky freshman center Mitchell Robinson has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules, the school announced Monday.

The 6-foot-11 Robinson left campus Wednesday night without telling anyone at the university after enrolling in summer classes earlier this month, sources told the Bowling Green Daily News.


FBI probed Knight for groping claims

(TSX / STATS) -- Hall of Fame men's basketball coach Bob Knight was the subject of an FBI investigation following allegations that he inappropriately touched four women both before and after a speech he delivered during a 2015 visit to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the Washington Post reported.

Knight was accused of making suggestive comments, hugging a woman around the chest and hitting another on the buttocks following the speech in Northern Virginia. The 76-year-old denied any wrongdoing and federal prosecutors in Virginia decided against bringing charges in July 2016, Knight's attorney, James Voyles, told the newspaper.

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