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Headlined by the 1972 UCLA Bruins, only 79 teams have cut down the nets at an NCAA tournament. This list will have a new member on Monday. But where will it stack up in our compilation?
Virginia coach Tony Bennett, who guided the Cavaliers to a 31-3 overall record this season, including a 17-1 mark in the ACC, was named AP men's coach of the year.
Las Vegas has become a March destination for fans of four different college hoops conferences, while bettors spill out of Vegas sportsbooks during NCAA tournament week. The NCAA still wants nothing to do with Vegas -- but the tide could be turning.
Add NBA star Russell Westbrook to the list of those pulling for the underdog Loyola-Chicago Ramblers during the Final Four, as he met some members of the team in San Antonio.
Daryl Thomas, a suburban Chicago high school basketball coach who was a starter on the Hoosiers' national title team in 1987, has died at the age of 52.
Arizona's Deandre Ayton, Duke's Marvin Bagley III, Villanova's Jalen Brunson, Kansas' Devonte' Graham and Oklahoma's Trae Young are the finalists for the national player of the year.
Can Loyola break through against Michigan's defense? Can anyone slow down hot-shooting Villanova or Kansas' Malik Newman? To win the national championship, the Final Four teams should follow these scouting reports.
Nassir Little, a North Carolina commit, was named MVP of the McDonald's All-American Game after scoring 28 points on Wednesday night. Only Jonathan Bender (31) and Michael Jordan (30) scored more points in the event's 41-year history.
Duke-bound Zion Williamson suffered a thumb injury late in the second half of the McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday night. Williamson will see a personal orthopedist on Thursday upon returning home to South Carolina.
Jalen Brunson, Devonte' Graham, Deandre Ayton, Marvin Bagley III and Trae Young are the five finalists for the Wooden Award
After an injury-shortened sophomore season, Maryland's Justin Jackson will enter the NBA draft.
Oklahoma State has given coach Mike Boynton an extension on the heels of his first season at the helm, which saw the Cowboys narrowly miss the NCAA tournament after being tabbed to finish last in the Big 12 in the preseason.
Chris Mack, who was introduced as the Cardinals' basketball coach Wednesday, said he understands he has big shoes to fill as Louisville moves on from several scandal-marred seasons.
Marvin Bagley III, who averaged 21 points and 11.1 rebounds for the Duke Blue Devils as a freshman this season, announced on Instagram that he has declared for the NBA Draft.
Jeff Capel accepted the challenge on Tuesday morning of taking over Pittsburgh, the only Division I team to go winless in conference play this season. Capel is tasked with turning back the clock while simultaneously pushing the Panthers forward.
Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl has received a vote of confidence from the Tigers' new athletic director.
Silvio De Sousa struggled after reclassifying and arriving at Kansas a year early. But he has broken out in a big way and brought another huge presence to the Jayhawks' bid for another national title.
Top prospects, including R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson, showcase their skills in Atlanta on ESPN in the McDonald's All American game.
Forward Miles Bridges, who averaged 17.1 points and 7.0 rebounds as a sophomore, is leaving Michigan State to enter the NBA draft.
Tavaras Hardy, who has been an assistant coach with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets for the past two seasons, is expected to be hired by Loyola (MD) as the Greyhounds' next basketball coach, sources told ESPN.