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A bit more on new Big East commissioner Mike Aresco

– Due to the quick resignation of Doug Martin, Villanova is in need of an assistant coach, and it appears they have their sights set on Washington’s Raphael Chillious

– North Carolina State is poised to have one of their best seasons in recent history. ESPN realizes this and has scheduled an edition of GameDay to take place in Raleigh. This is the first time GameDay has made it to the Tobacco Road “also-ran”. Expect the PNC Arena to explode

Roy Williams remains adamant that the UNC academic scandal did not include the basketball program. In case you’ve been in the dark about the latest academic scandal headlines, this post should have you covered

– The guys at CBS found out that coaches want a lot of rules changed

– Indiana students are already awaiting the arrival of basketball season: The school has sold out all of it’s student tickets for Assembly Hall this upcoming season

– Speaking of Indiana, highly touted freshman Ron Patterson is transferring from Bloomington after failing to meet required academic guidelines

– With the WAC on its last legs, Boise State will look to move all of the non-football programs to the Big West Conference starting in 2013-2014

– Back-up guard Ben Eblen has decided not to play basketball at Alabama during his senior year

– Ed Isaacson profiles six rising seniors that need to show us something in 2012-2013 in order to improve their draft stock

An excellent-read on the adversity that Villanova-transfer Tony Chennault had to overcome just a few short months ago

– Tyler Ennis will make his college decision later today. He will choose between Illinois, Louisville, Memphis, Syracuse, and UCLA

– Former-Kentucky guard Michael Porter was indicted yesterday on sodomy and sexual abuse charges stemming from his arrest in May

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Troy Machir is the managing editor of the college basketball website Ballin’ is a Habit. You can find him on twitter @TroyMachir.