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Morning Rumble: Terrance Ferguson to Bama, NCAA release 24-hour hoops schedule

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Today in the Morning Rumble, Avery Johnson lands a big time recruit, the NCAA releases it's 24-hour College Hoops schedule, CBS Sports sits down with Larry Brown and Skal Labissiere attempts to play golf.

Break up the SEC because they landed another monster recruit on Monday. Terrance Ferguson, one of the best shooters in the 2016 class, committed to Johnson and the Alabama Crimson Tide over major programs including Kansas, Arizona, Louisville and North Carolina.

Ferguson is a 5-star recruit from Dallas, Texas who is ranked 14th in ESPN's top 100 recruiting rankings for next year's class. The Prime Prep prospect is long, lean, athletic and is explosive on the fast break.

Get ready hoops fans we're only three months away!

On Tuesday, the NCAA released it's schedule for the 24-hour College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon that will be featured on the ESPN family of networks. Some intriguing match-ups include Duke against Kentucky, Kansas against Michigan State, Georgetown at Maryland and Oklahoma at Memphis.

But how about a sneaky game? Rhode Island, who returns multiple NBA talents, versus Valparaiso, who is expected to be one of the stronger mid-majors in the nation, at 10 a.m.

Excellent scoop from Jon Rothstein who sat down with SMU head coach and Basketball Hall of Famer Larry Brown. Brown talked about how the nation underestimates the AAC, the current NCAA investigation into the Mustangs' academic issues and the chance of creating a dominate program year in and year out in Dallas.

Ben Simmons may not be human. The rising freshman makes unthinkable plays, is a fantastic passer, has a high basketball IQ and can finish in transition with authority. The Tigers are currently overseas in Australia and they won their third game of the trip, 91-88, to the Queensland All-Stars. Simmons dropped 18 points and grabbed 12 boards while helping fellow freshman Antonio Blakeney score 22 points with his unbelievable vision.

Whether it's a radio show, a television program or the ballpark, John Calipari seems to be everywhere nowadays. The head coach got a taste of a New York Yankees game on Tuesday night as he posted a picture on Twitter of himself alongside manager Joe Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman. This certainly doesn't hurt Kentucky's brand.

Meanwhile, if your looking for a good laugh Kentucky freshman Skal Labissiere has you covered.