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“The Harrions are talented guys,” one veteran NBA scout who plans to attend the combine Oct. 11-12 told SNY.tv. “What you’re looking for is, you want to see the growth that they made from last year, the awareness, the maturity, what’s happened over the summer, how hard they worked, all of that will start to be evident.
NEW YORK — After winning the U.S. Open in rather easy fashion Monday evening, Marin Cilic proclaimed that he was part of a new wave ready to threaten the Big 4’s domination of tennis.
“A lot of guys are saying that people would like to watch the top four guys extend their streak at the top and extend their run at the Grand Slams, because they attract the most fans and TV viewership,” Cilic said after trouncing Japan’s Kei Nishikori, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 in under two hours to win his first major title.
“[But] one day they are going to go out and there’s going to be a need for [another player]. There’s going to be much bigger competition… The game is definitely going to evolve much more.”
**Kansas coach Bill Self also meets with Newman Tuesday and gets his visits with Brown and Ingram on Wednesday. (Newman also meets with UConn’s Kevin Ollie and N.C. State’s Mark Gottfried on Wednesday; Ingram meets with UCLA’s David Grace on Friday.)
As first reported by SNY.tv, Kentucky has jumped into the mix, UConn is back in and other new schools like Georgia Tech are trying to get in.
Kentucky, which will also watch 2016 Gill St. Bernard’s guard Tyus Battle on Friday, has scheduled an in-home visit with the 6-foot-3 Briscoe for Sept. 18, Roselle (N.J.) Catholic coach Dave Boff told SNY.tv Monday evening.