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Las Vegas Review-Journal: "You've got to get a handle on things before you get here," Doherty said. "It really depends where you're (coaching), how many players you will see. When I was at Davidson, I wanted to see everyone. Now, I'll stop by and watch half a game at one venue and then go to another."(Tar Heels' Doherty blows in to see Brooklyn Breeze)

Las Vegas Sun: "Some kids leave on their own," Pete Gillen said. "Some transfer in good academic standing or go the NBA. You should be able to get those scholarships back." (NCAA rule comes under fire)

The DBR: Our buddy Kevin and Co. report from Vegas - "The Stewart twins led Seattle Friends of Hoop's assault on Inland I's reputation as a team. Both Lodrick and Rodrick shined in stretches. They are incredibly explosive players who just need to refine their talents a little to become big time college stars. Rodrick locked up highly regarded 6'7" Antoine Wright on defense." (Viva Las Vegas!) "North Carolina assistant Doug Wojcik watched Darryl Watkins of Tim Thomas in the early session." (Day Three's News and Notes) "Let the campaign begin. [Brad Buckman] is a McDonald's All-American. He's not a candidate; he should be a front-runner for one of the spots. 20 points, 12 boards and a handful of blocks in an upset loss weren't bad. He was 2-2 from downtown in that one as well. Earlier in the day, he had 16 and 9. He's skilled, smart, athletic and tough." (Day Three: Top Performers)

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