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#Chillin4Charity Cold Water Challenge reaches men’s college basketball (VIDEO)

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If you follow women’s college basketball, you’ve probably seen some videos of coaches getting doused by cold water this summer.

The Cold Water Challenge, with its hashtag of #Chillin4Charity, is sweeping across the country thanks to a great idea from Arizona women’s basketball coach Niya Butts.

In a video uploaded to YouTube on June 16th, Butts had some cold water dumped on her head and challenged several Pac-12 coaching colleagues to do the same in the name of charity. The coaches that were challenged have 48 hours to also get cold water dumped on their heads and challenge others to do the same. If the coach that is challenged doesn’t accept and complete the Cold Water Challenge, they have to donate $250 to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund, according to the stipulations created by Butts.

If the challengers accept the Cold Water Challenge, the person that put them up to it has to donate money back to the same cause.

Here’s the original video of Butts explaining the Cold Water Challenge and getting water dumped on her head:

As you can see, the Cold Water Challenge doesn’t look very pleasant — especially in the Arizona heat — but the charitable component and viral quality of the challenge has quickly made this a national thing.

Soon, coaches from all over women’s college basketball were joining in on the cause and the Cold Water Challenge has slowly infiltrated the men’s game as well.

It began with Marshall, as new head coach Dan D’Antoni was initiated into the challenge with the hope that men’s basketball teams would follow suit with donations coming for the Jimmy V Foundation.

Northwestern head coach Chris Collins and his staff then responded to Marshall assistant Chris Duhon’s request.

That led to Collins calling out Duke’s assistant basketball coaches, who followed with a video of their own:

There are too many videos going on in #Chillin4Charity to add them all here, but hopefully this movement keeps growing and a lot of money gets raised for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and the Jimmy V Foundation.

UNLV dismisses guard Daquan Cook from team

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LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV junior guard Daquan Cook has been dismissed from the team.

Interim coach Todd Simon made the announcement on Friday, though no reason was given.

Cook was suspended for 13 games by previous coach Dave Rice in November after being arrested and charged with DUI.

Cook appeared in two games this season after being reinstated, scoring three points in four minutes. He missed the 2014-15 season after tearing his right ACL and played 28 games as a sophomore.

VIDEO: Seton Hall players have their 80s hip hop knowledge tested

Seton Hall guard Isaiah Whitehead, left, sits next to head coach Kevin Willard during the first half of an NCAA basketball game against Creighton, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016, in Newark, N.J. Creighton won 81-65. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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If you grew up during the 1980’s, get ready to feel old.

Seton Hall, which has won it’s last three games, hosts Georgetown Saturday on what is also “80’s Night.” Of course we’re at the point where athletes playing in these games were born after that decade passed, which makes quizzing them on the 80’s that much more entertaining.

Friday John Fanta of the Pirate Sports Network quizzed Isaiah Whitehead, Derrick Gordon, Khadeen Carrington and Ish Sanogo on their knowledge of 80’s hip hop, and outside of a couple correct guesses it did not go too well. Best part of the video: Whitehead asking “is this Run DMC?” after each song.

It’s just a matter of time until we’re old enough to watch college basketball players struggle to identify some of the songs of the 1990’s.