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  1. Predicted 2015-2016 starting lineup: Villanova WildcatsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Big East Coast Bias

    For Villanova basketball coach Jay Wright , high expectations are the usual. For most teams, entering a season where they lose three key contributors , a rebuilding process is expected; not when Wright is at the helm.

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  2. Mid-Day Rumble: SMU, Larry Brown in deep trouble, UNC-Kentucky to play an alumni exhibition gameRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Rumble In The Garden

    Today in the Mid-Day Rumble, SMU could be in deep trouble, North Carolina and Kentucky will play a charity alumni game, Wenyen Gabriel picks up another offer and Harry Giles transfers to Oak Hill Academy. SMU has received plenty of disappointing news over the past couple of years, starting with the decision from Emmanuel Mudiay to head overseas and play in China.

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  3. Let's get to know Tim DelaneyRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Big East Coast Bias

    Apologies to the rest of the Big East, but Jalen Brunson isn't the only talented freshman strapping on a Villanova uniform this season. If you've been following Villanova's recruiting exploits this past year, you may have heard of a certain fellow named Jalen Brunson.

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  4. Get to Know an Incoming Recruit: Villanova's Jalen BrunsonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Big East Coast Bias

    He's Villanova's most prized possession in a number of years and one of the best freshman guards in the country. In a few months, he'll hit the floor to help lead Villanova to a third-straight regular season title.

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  5. Earl Mitchell Is Miami Dolphins' Defensive Player With Greatest Risk of Losing JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Rant Sports

    Miami Dolphins training camp begins in just one week so that means position battles are ready to be waged in earnest. Miami juggled a bunch of players on the defensive side of the ball in order to improve a unit that was highly disappointing during the second half of last season.

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  6. The Fast Break: July 22, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Big East Coast Bias

    On Tuesday, while in a Twitter conversation about a number of things including the only time I walked out of a Marquette game, I found myself on the GoMarquette.com schedule page for men's basketball. What did I find there? Surprisingly, and without warning, I found Marquette's four opponents for the trip to Italy in August.

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  7. The Fast Break: July 21, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Big East Coast Bias

    Back on Friday, North Carolina State released their non-conference schedule. This went largely unnoticed by most of the basketball universe, because most non-conference schedules are pointless unless you're a fan of that team.

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  8. Reggie Jackson, Joel Anthony and Darrun Hilliard officially sign contractsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Detroit Bad Boys

    "We're pleased to have reached an agreement with Reggie Jackson that will keep him with the organization for multiple years," said Stan Van Gundy , Head Coach and President of Basketball Operations for the Detroit Pistons. "Reggie is a team-first type player who developed great chemistry with our core players following his midseason acquisition.

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  9. Pistons sign second round pick Darrun HilliardRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | InsideHoops

    Hilliard, a 6-6 guard from Villanova University, was selected 38th overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by the Detroit Pistons. He averaged 9.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 1.2 steals in the recently concluded NBA Orlando Summer League.

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  10. Detroit Pistons Sign Second-Round Pick Darrun HilliardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | CBS Local

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has signed rookie guard Darrun Hilliard to a contract.

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  11. Anderson and Wayns, back together againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Star-Telegram.com

    The relationship between Dallas Mavericks rookie forward Justin Anderson and free agent guard Maalik Wayns go back nearly seven years. While on a recruiting trip to Villanova as a high school freshman, the person who served as Anderson's "host'' was none other than Wayns.

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  12. Pistons agree to 3-year deal with Darrun HilliardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Piston Powered

    Jan 10, 2015; Villanova, PA, USA; Villanova Wildcats guard Darrun Hilliard II scores and is congratulated by guard Ryan Arcidiacono in the second half of a game against the DePaul Blue Demons at The Pavilion. Villanova defeated DePaul 81-64.

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  13. Liberty grad Darrun Hilliard signs 3-year deal with Detroit Pistons, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | NJ.com

    Darrun Hilliard has signed a three-year deal with the Detroit Pistons, according to Yahoo Sports' NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski. Detroit has signed 38th overall pick Darrun Hilliard to a three-year deal, league source tells Yahoo.

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  14. Report: Pistons sign Darrun Hilliard to three-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | MSNBC

    Detroit has signed 38th overall pick Darrun Hilliard to a three-year deal, league source tells Yahoo. Hilliard is a guard out of Villanova.

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  15. Penn State Altoona Selects Former Villanova, NBA Standout Doug West as Next Men's Basketball CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | GantDaily.com

    Penn State Altoona athletics has announced the hiring of Doug West as the head coach of its men's basketball program. West becomes the fifth head coach in the Penn State Altoona men's basketball Division III era, which began with the team's first season as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association in 1998-1999.

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  16. Orlando Summer League Big East Wrap-UpRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Big East Coast Bias

    The first round of NBA Summer League play has concluded. Check out how your favorite Big East alums fared right here! The week began on a bit of a somber note for the conference after it was announced that former Villanova big man JayVaughn Pinkston had torn his ACL in workouts.

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  17. SL: Johnson's double-double propels PistonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | NBA.com

    Stanley Johnson continued his impressive play at the Southwest Airlines Orlando Pro Summer League on Wednesday. The eighth overall draft pick in 2015 out of the University of Arizona posted 20 points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes of Detroit's 90-65 victory over Indiana.

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  18. Stanley Johnson puts up 20 and 10 in winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Piston Powered

    Mar 21, 2015; Portland, OR, USA; Arizona Wildcats forward Stanley Johnson and Ohio State Buckeyes forward Sam Thompson dive for a loose ball during the first half in the third round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Stanley Johnson is averaging 17.3 points a game at the Orlando Summer League that leads all rookies in Orlando .

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  19. Pistons' Darrun Hilliard little buzzer-beater may prove big on getaway dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | MLive.com

    Bob Beyer, coaching the Detroit Pistons' summer team, said he didn't know. Darrun Hilliard, the second-round draft pick who took the big shot, said he did.

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  20. Pinkston injures knee at Nets practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Philly.com

    JayVaughn Pinkston was excited about getting a chance to play for his hometown Brooklyn Nets in the NBA Summer League, but his enthusiasm turned to sadness and frustration on the first day of practice in Orlando. The 6-foot-7 Pinkston, who finished 20th on Villanova's all-time scoring list during a career that ended in the NCAA tournament in March, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee Wednesday.

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