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The Rock Chalkboard

Bill Self, Ochai Agbaji impressed by 'special' Tristan Enaruna
"The other day was a highlight," said Self at his weekly press conference. "He had four steals and seven deflections, which that’s 11 times he was able to get his hands on balls, so I was happy with him. I think he could become a terrific defender. I don’t think he’s there yet. But I think he could become a terrific defender. And the last game, he did a really good job."

Report: OKST men's hoops receives NCAA notice of allegations
Oklahoma State men's basketball has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA, CBS Sports' Matt Norlander reported on Friday.

Matt Campbell Looks to Remain Undefeated Against the Jayhawks • LandGrant Gauntlet
The Jayhawks come into this game off of back-to-back losses in games that weren’t too close. These losses being preceded by their thrilling win over the Red Raiders on a last-second field goal. This season has gone better than the past few seasons. They may only have 3 wins so far, but they went 2-1 in the non-conference with a definitive 48-24 road win over a now 5-5 Boston College team. They had Texas on the ropes before falling 48-50 to the Longhorns in Austin. A win here would be a good one to hang their hat on going into the second year of the Les Miles era.

How To Catch All The Big 12 Week 13 Action • LandGrant Gauntlet
Last week was fairly predictable, even if we didn’t get to the outcomes quite in the way I expected. With all 10 teams back in action, we have a bit of everything. There are plenty of reasons to tune in to some sort of Big 12 action this week.

Bits o Chalk

Lakers' Anthony Davis hits four 3s in win, urged to shoot more
Anthony Davis hit a season-high four 3-pointers, including a clutch four-point play with less than 3 minutes to go, in the Los Angeles Lakers' 130-127 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday. And the team is urging Davis to let it fly even more often from long range.

Canelo Alvarez rips Sergey Kovalev, calls him 'bad loser'
Canelo Alvarez shot back Friday at statements made by his most recent opponent, Sergey Kovalev, who suggested he took the Nov. 2 title bout against Alvarez for the paycheck despite a grueling schedule.

Nets' Kyrie Irving to miss Celtics return with shoulder injury
Kyrie Irving will not play in the Brooklyn Nets' first matchup against his former team, the Boston Celtics, the team announced Friday night. Irving will miss the Nets' next three games: road matchups against the Knicks, the Cleveland Cavaliers and, finally, the Celtics on Wednesday.

Sources -- MLB querying players on Astros sign-stealing allegations
Players have been asked about "buzzing," via the use of Band-Aid-like wearable stickers; furtive earpieces; pitch-picking algorithms; and other potential methods of sign-stealing, the sources said. Accusations about the extent of the alleged wrongdoing have streamed into commissioner Rob Manfred's office from officials of other teams, the sources said. MLB officials are endeavoring to separate fact from fiction, the sources told ESPN, and the league has not concluded whether any such methods actually have been used.

Celtics' Kemba Walker out of hospital, to be reevaluated Saturday
Boston Celtics point guard Kemba Walker was diagnosed with concussion-like symptoms after being stretchered off the court late in the second quarter of Friday night's game in Denver.

Eraser Dust

Whitefish based church group program, restaurants close amid allegations | State & Regional | missoulian.com
Montana Public Radio reports Whitefish-based Potter's Field Ministries required them to volunteer for work they were otherwise paid for and to work more than 60 hours a week.

Attorney General William Barr Visits Kalispell to Learn About Meth Crisis - Flathead Beacon
Barr attended a roundtable discussion hosted by U.S. Sen. Steve Daines with representatives from local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as from the health care community. The hour-long discussion took place at the Flathead County Sheriff’s Posse Center in Evergreen.

California boosts pot taxes, shocking unsteady industry
Hefty marijuana taxes that can approach 50 percent in some communities have been blamed for sending shoppers into the tax-free illegal market, which is thriving.