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Monday News and Notes is celebrating Father's Day

What is it like to suit up and play for your dad? That and a haircut that defies belief in today's news and notes.

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Playing for Dad: How Division I basketball families make it work -
Both Joel and I played for our dad in high school, and the first thing my dad ever placed in my crib was a basketball. Playing for the same guy who is putting food on the table makes arguing with the coach a doubly risky experience, but very few things beat winning a big game with your dad on the sideline. This is a nice Father's Day look at some families who have done the dad/coach thing.

Decision Day for Eli Carter - Casual Hoya
Eli Carter could land in the Big East, and it could be for the Georgetown Hoyas. Carter is a graduate transfer and will be eligible this year to play for his third team in five years. At the very least, he'll soon have enough pairs of sweats to last him a lifetime.

Four-star guard Maverick Rowan 'in the process' of reclassifying to 2015 class
More recruiting news in the recruiting time of year. Rowan is a Macura style shooter on even a slightly higher level.

The death of the independent in college basketball -
The sentimentality of this article somewhat obscures the fact that players on independents were very literally playing the game just for the fun of it (and the free school). Now, every program in the nation has a chance to go dancing for the first time in recent memory.

LOOK: Bronson Koenig's 'feather' haircut a nod to Native Americans -
This link features a haircut that you need to see to believe. I can honestly say that I thought I had seen pretty much everything that could be done to hair. I, evidently, had not.