New Texas A&M men's basketball coach Billy Kennedy credits his high school coach - who is now his stepfather - with influencing his career choice. And ESPN.com's Eamon Brennan weighs in on Kennedy's preferred style of play.
Former Oklahoma State coach Sean Sutton has been hired by his brother Scott to be an assistant coach at Oral Roberts.
And Dave Sittler of the Tulsa World writes how Scott Sutton has just completed the biggest assist of his career by helping his brother get back into coaching.
Marquise Goodwin of Texas won the long jump title at the USA outdoor national championships over the weekend which means he can compete in the world championships in Korea - which is the same weekend as UT's opening game against Rice.
Kansas' Thomas Robinson displayed his skills and talent at the Amar'e Stoudamire Skills Academy in Chicago.