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The Jimmer fears no workout foe. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The Jimmer fears no workout foe. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Ex-BYU's Fredette willing to move Jazz workout date for Walker, Knight | The Salt Lake Tribune
I really can't remember the last time one player was willing to rearrange his schedule to compete against other high profile players in a pre-draft workout - I love it.

Pistons work out eight this week including potential lottery picks Kemba Walker and Alec Burks |
Also included in Detroit workouts this week will be Fresno State's Greg Smith and VCU's Jamie Skeen.

Jenkins Wants NBA Paycheck to Provide for Niece |
As if you needed another reason to root for a guy like Charles Jenkins. This feature from Adam Zagoria is worth your time to read.

Pepperdine's Leading Scorer Tripping to Missouri -
Keion Bell has one year of eligibility left and he plans to use it somewhere other than with the Waves. According to Jeff Goodman, Bell will visit Mizzou and possibly Texas A&M. He has the talent to play and play meaningful minutes at either program.

D.C.-Area Colleges Prep for a Recruiting War - Washington City Paper
Great, great read from Dave McKenna on what should be a very hotly contested recruiting game in Washington D.C. with a slew of new coaches including Mike Lonergan at George Washington.

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Jones’ transfer helps, but doesn’t transform, Iona | Big Apple Buckets
The Gaels are certainly a better team with the addition of MoMo Jones, but don't hand them a conference title in 2013 just yet.

Radford Opening: Five Finalists -
It's all assistants reportedly in the final list of candidates for the head coaching position at Radford. The group includes Old Dominion's Jim Corrigan and VCU's Mike Jones.

Lumpkins to play baseball after being drafted by Kansas City Royals - The Washington Post
A lot of college basketball players are leaving the hardwood for the diamond these days. The latest school to fall victim, American.

SWAC hands out postseason bans for low APR - ESPN
Both Southern and Grambling will be left out of the SWAC Tournament next season due to poor academic standing.

Tomko Displays Talents For Bobcats - University of North Carolina Wilmington Seahawks Athletics
UNCW's Chad Tomko is ultimately going to end of playing overseas, that much isn't in question. Still, it has to be nice to get an opportunity to work out for an NBA team, especially when his Royal Airness is there.

Non-Conference Men's Basketball Schedule Announced - BRADLEYBRAVES.COM
Guess what? It's already time to start thinking about non-conference match-ups for next season. Bradley's docket will include Wisconsin, George Washington, Northeastern and Drexel.

Qvale signs with team in Turkey: Missoulian
The former Grizzlies standout center has decided not to pursue an NBA career, but rather take a contract offer to play overseas.

Forward Veal leaving VCU | Richmond Times-Dispatch
The 6-foot-8 rising senior averaged 2.5 points and 2.2 rebounds in about 10 minutes per game last season.