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NBA executives tell ESPN that Missouri's Michael Porter should play if he's healthy.
Xavier rose to No. 3 in the Associated Press' Top 25, the program's highest ranking, while Virginia firmed up its No. 1 ranking. Michigan State remained No. 2, while Villanova dropped one spot to No. 4 after losing to Creighton.
Dan McHale has been fired by Eastern Kentucky after three seasons as head coach of the Colonels basketball team.
Jordan Bohannon scored 25 points with seven 3s and Iowa held off Northwestern 77-70 in the Hawkeyes' home finale on Sunday night, snapping a six-game losing streak.
San Diego basketball coach Lamont Smith, who also played for the school, was arrested on Sunday on domestic violence charges, according to multiple reports.
The top of the bracket is very much up in the air, even with Selection Sunday approaching. The Cavaliers, with their rock-solid profile, look like the only team that has locked up a 1-seed.
Stan Van Gundy didn't mince words about the NCAA in wake of the FBI's investigation into college basketball, calling it "one of the worst organizations" in sports.
Stay up to speed during Champ Week as conference tourneys determine which teams will earn automatic bids to the NCAA tournament. Check out all the schedules and brackets.
Michigan State star Miles Bridges is confident that he'll get to play out the rest of the season and help the No. 2-ranked Spartans pursue championships after he was cleared by the NCAA to play in his team's regular-season finale Sunday.
Arizona freshman Deandre Ayton had a dominant game Saturday despite the Wildcats' loss to Oregon and the absence of head coach Sean Miller in the wake of an ESPN report that detailed Miller's alleged involvement to pay Ayton $100,000 to attend the school.
Kentucky freshman Kevin Knox deflected questions Saturday about alleged ties to a sports agent and a report detailing the FBI's investigation into college basketball recruiting.
Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin said Saturday that there is still no timetable for Michael Porter Jr.'s return to game action. The touted freshman returned to practice Friday, three months after back surgery.
After Duke freshman Wendell Carter Jr. was named in a Yahoo! Sports report detailing the FBI's ongoing investigation into illegal recruiting practices, coach Mike Krzyzewski explained how the school handled Carter's clearance to play on Saturday.
Alabama point guard Collin Sexton played for the Crimson Tide on Saturday, a day after being one of the Division I players named in a Yahoo! Sports report as possibly breaking NCAA rules through violations uncovered by the FBI.
A lawyer representing the family of Deandre Ayton called allegations involving the Arizona star freshman false and urged the FBI, the NCAA and the university to come out publicly and clear his name.
Devonte Graham scored 26 points and No. 8 Kansas set an NCAA record with its 14th straight regular-season conference championship, clinching at least a tie for the Big 12 title with a 74-72 victory against sixth-ranked Texas Tech on Saturday.
As a wide-ranging FBI investigation continues to send shock waves through college basketball, Georgia coach Mark Fox said Saturday that he is "past anger, sadness" and is "disgusted with how people have treated our game."
Following his team's win over Virginia Tech on Saturday, Louisville senior Quentin Snider said it was "a relief" to see other programs implicated in the widespread FBI investigation that has rocked college basketball, adding, "Everything was just on us."
A day after the FBI revealed wiretaps from Sean Miller discussing payments, ESPN 2018 top-30 prospect and Arizona commit Shareef O'Neal, son of Shaquille, announced he was reopening his recruitment.
Dismissing any notion that the Terps' 24-point home loss was due in part to the FBI's revelations on Friday, Maryland coach Mark Turgeon said the school would conduct its own internal investigation.