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Inside the numbers: The future of the 3-pointer in college hoops

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:29
All the numbers point to the same thing: College basketball teams shoot 3s in large numbers. Will that trend continue? What if the 3-point line gets moved? We take a look at what has happened and what might be next.

How the Golden State Warriors got college basketball hooked on the 3

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:28
It's cool to shoot the 3-pointer. And not just occasionally. Once the Warriors started launching from deep and winning titles, everyone followed. And the numbers show that the revolution has taken over college hoops.

McDonald's picks not guaranteed NBA success

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:21
During an 20-year stretch from 1993-2012, 42 percent of McDonald's All-American selections wound up playing fewer than 25 career NBA games.

Adidas goes back to basics for McDonald's All American Game jerseys, sneakers

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 10:17
Gone are the sleeves and the camo, making way for a more traditional, red-and-white look for tonight's showcase of the best high school players in the nation.

AD: Miles earned right to keep building Huskers

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 01:40
Coach Tim Miles will be back for a seventh season at Nebraska and talks about a contract extension will begin after NCAA basketball's Final Four, athletic director Bill Moos said Tuesday.

Coach K is beating John Calipari at his own game in recruiting

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 20:04
The top three players in the country will play in Wednesday night's McDonald's All American Game. All three are headed to Duke. It's a sign of how Mike Krzyzewski has learned to best Kentucky's John Calipari in the game of one-and-done recruiting.

The true story of the Final Four's best holiday cover band

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:20
Cameron Krutwig is in the spotlight thanks to Loyola-Chicago's Final Four run, but his better-known star turn is as a singer in a group he formed with high school friends called The Six Cheersmen. You have to hear it to believe it. No, really.

Skip Prosser's son now Western Carolina coach

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 18:08
Mark Prosser, son of the late Wake Forest coach Skip Prosser, has been hired as the Western Carolina Catamounts' men's basketball coach.

Arkansas-Little Rock hires coach Darrell Walker

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:38
Darrell Walker, who has coached in the NBA, WNBA and at the collegiate level, will take over the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans after the firing of Wes Flanigan.

Smith: 'Dream job' at alma mater High Point

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:35
Tubby Smith isn't ready to retire, so after being fired by Memphis he was looking for employment. High Point needed a men's basketball coach and soon Smith got a call from his alma mater.

Kansas, Mich. St. and UCLA in 2019 Maui field

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:25
Final Four-bound Kansas, Michigan State and UCLA headline what will be another strong field at the 2019 Maui Invitational.

Sources: Louisville, Mack agree to 7-year deal

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:04
Chris Mack, who has been the head coach of the Xavier Musketeers for the past nine seasons, has agreed to a seven-year deal with the Louisville Cardinals, multiple sources told ESPN.

From FBI to Final Four, all the moments from a wild hoops season

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 15:09
From UCLA's trip to China, to the FBI, to Louisville vacating a title, to the rise and fall of Trae Young, to Alabama playing 3-on-5, to a 16 over a 1 ... you get the idea. On the eve of the last day of the season, look back at the wild ride to get here.

3 freshmen lead All-America team for 1st time

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 13:19
For the first time, three freshman -- Trae Young of the Oklahoma Sooners, Deandre Ayton of the Arizona Wildcats and Marvin Bagley III of the Duke Blue Devils -- headline the AP All-America team.

Sources: Pitt hiring Duke assistant Capel

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 13:05
Pittsburgh is expected to hire Duke assistant Jeff Capel as its next basketball coach, sources told ESPN.

Tulane's Frazier declaring for NBA draft

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 12:34
Tulane forward Melvin Frazier will forgo his senior season to declare for the NBA draft.

How Loyola used information and skill -- not luck -- to reach the Final Four

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:21
Talk all you want about luck and divine intervention and Sister Jean. But Loyola's run to the Final Four came from playing better. Just take a peek inside the Ramblers' locker room and you'll find the true secret to their success.

UCLA's Holiday to forgo last year for NBA draft

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:03
Aaron Holiday will not play a senior season and will enter his name into the NBA draft, the UCLA guard said.

Retrievers coach Odom fetches updated deal

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 23:39
UMBC and coach Ryan Odom have agreed in principle to an amended contract after the program made history by becoming the first 16th-seeded men's basketball team to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

KU fan Bowyer: Wife said no to Final Four trip

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 21:22
Kansas native Clint Bowyer asked his wife for permission to go to the Final Four in San Antonio to watch his beloved Jayhawks. He said, "It's KU." She replied, "Don't care."