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“Man, you guys are just catching on,” Beasley said with a smile at Knicks practice.
After finishing up at Notre Dame Prep (Mass.), the 6-foot-9 Beasley spent one season under Frank Martin at Kansas State — alongside Billy Walker, who briefly played for the Knicks — before becoming the No. 2 pick in the 2008 NBA Draft.
Asked if college players should be compensated, Beasley highlighted his own college experience.
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and associate head coach Jeff Capel met Wednesday at Montverde (FL) Academy with R.J. Barrett, the 6-foot-7 wing who is expected to be in the mix for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, and his father Rowan Barrett, the head of Canada Basketball, sources told ZAGSBLOG.
This was Pitino’s third major strike, following two previous scandals, including the sex scandal at Louisville for which the University was put on probation in June. The school is appealing to keep its 2013 NCAA championship intact. The NCAA suspended Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games in the 2017-18 season for the sex scandal.