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Iowa's Garza has surgery to remove benign cyst

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 17:47
Iowa's Luka Garza, who led the team with 32 blocks last season, is out indefinitely after having a procedure to remove a benign cyst in his abdomen.

Best- and worst-case scenario for each Top 25 team

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 15:59
For some teams, a win in the NCAA tournament would be a significant achievement. For the elite contenders, anything short of a Final Four run would be a disappointment.

ACC tourney back in DC, Brooklyn in 2021, '22

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 17:04
The Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball tournament is heading back to Washington in 2021, and to Brooklyn, New York, in 2022.

Vols give Barnes new contract through 2023-24

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 16:53
After a 26-9 campaign and a trip to the second round of the NCAA tournament, Tennessee has extended coach Rick Barnes' contract through the 2023-24 season.

Pitino closes door: 'I'm finished coaching'

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:30
Rick Pitino said definitively on Wednesday that he is finished coaching after a series of scandals brought down his career.

Virginia, Cincinnati among top 10 projected defenses in 2018-19

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 19:08
A historic NCAA tournament loss doesn't change the fact the Cavaliers were an elite defensive team last season -- and will be one again in 2018-19.

North Carolina, Kansas among top 10 projected offenses in 2018-19

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 14:49
The best offenses in college basketball will be led by a mix of returning veterans and highly ranked star recruits.

Five-star guard Antoine commits to Villanova

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:36
Bryan Antoine, a five-star guard who's ranked No. 12 in the ESPN 100 for 2019, announced his commitment Tuesday to the Villanova Wildcats.

ESPN 100 five-star Bryan Antoine commits to Villanova

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:29
The defending national champions added a third player to their 2019 class.

Pitino: 'My coaching career is possibly finished'

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 07:28
Rick Pitino thinks it's unlikely he will return to coaching at the college level, writing "my coaching career is possibly finished" in a book released Tuesday.

Rick Pitino puts on full-court press to defend his legacy

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 17:26
Pitino wants to be remembered as one of college basketball's most successful and influential head coaches, not as one mired by his association to some of the sport's biggest scandals.

Five burning questions and players to watch in the Big 12 in 2018-19

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:09
The biggest challenge to the Jayhawks' Big 12 reign will come from Kansas State.

Sood pleads guilty in NCAA corruption case

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 21:29
Munish Sood, one of 10 men arrested by the FBI in September 2017 as part of a probe into corruption in college basketball, pleaded guilty to three felony counts, including conspiracy to commit bribery, honest services fraud and travel act offenses.

MSU: No NCAA violations in handling assaults

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 12:51
MSU said the NCAA found no rules violations in how the school responded to the Larry Nassar case or handled separate allegations against football and basketball players.

What we have learned so far about Duke and Kentucky?

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 23:58
Yes, it's only August, but the Blue Devils and Wildcats already have provided a glimpse of what they'll have to offer next season.

Memphis' Martin (hernia surgery) out 4-6 weeks

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:51
Guard Jeremiah Martin, Memphis' leading scorer last season, will miss four to six weeks while recovering from hernia surgery.

New Hall of Famer Jason Kidd was 'the first LeBron'

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:33
Jason Kidd was a high school sensation in the Bay Area, where tear-stained battles with Gary Payton helped turn him into a future Hall of Famer.

Scout's Take: Florida adds guard Tre Mann

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 21:56
The ESPN 100 prospect is a perfect fit for Mike White's wide-open offense.

Why NET could be a good first step for college hoops

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 21:17
Some coaches are optimistic that NET, the tournament's new metric for evaluating teams, will be an improvement over using RPI. But it might depend on what happens next.

Four-star G Mann chooses Florida, cites coach

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 20:15
Four-star guard Tre Mann committed to in-state Florida on Tuesday, picking the Gators over Kansas, Tennessee and North Carolina.