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Monday Morning Glass of Juice: College Basketball News and Links for August 11, 2014

College basketball news and links from Friday.

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Ed Cooley: "Recruiting isn't fair."
Ed Cooley: "Recruiting isn't fair."
Tom Pennington

Seton Hall has offered local 2018 big man Nazreon Reid

An Asbury Park (N.J.) native, Nazreon Reid will play his first season of high school ball at Roselle Catholic next season. North Carolina State, Maryland, and Iowa have also offered.

Myles Powell making most of move to Trenton Catholic | City of Basketball Love

Seton Hall has an offer out to the 2016 guard, who I spotted wearing Pirates gear at Live in A.C. last month.

High school stud teaches Providence how brutal recruiting can be | New York Post

2015 guard Donovan Mitchell was being hounded by Providence for literally years while Louisville swooped in for a month and sealed the deal.

Why the O'Bannon victory is a win for everyone who stopped believing the NCAA's charade - Yahoo Sports

As usual, Dan Wetzel kills the major perspective column on the O'Bannon ruling from last week.

Providence gets a verbal commitment from a 2017 recruit | CollegeBasketballTalk

No Donovan Mitchell? It's all good: Ed Cooley has landed a high school sophomore.

Beasley, Bacon, Blakeney, Alkins Win MVPs at Big Strick Classic; Zimmerman Shows Out |

Christ the King's Rawle Alkins picked up MVP honors as a few Seton Hall players and a certain 2015 recruiting target watched on from the bleachers.

Andrew Smith's father says former Butler player improving | Indy Star

The former Butler player was in an ICU last week with a member of his family requesting unwavering prayers on Twitter, so this headline is certainly better news.

Former New Orleans basketball player found dead in Louisiana | CollegeBasketballTalk

On two counts, a truly tragic weekend for the New Orleans basketball family.