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What happened to Memphis, and what coaches are saying about the Tigers

Penny Hardaway and preseason buzz team Memphis will likely not play in the NCAA tournament. Here's where the Tigers are, and where they go from here.

Wooden Watch Q&A: Marquette senior Markus Howard

Ahead of a senior day matchup with Seton Hall, Markus Howard discussed his four-year collegiate journey with ESPN.

Villanova honors Lowry during win over St. John's

Villanova honored former star Kyle Lowry at halftime of its win over St. John's Wednesday night. Lowry played from 2004 to 2006, when the Wildcats made their first two NCAA tournament trips of coach Jay Wright's young tenure.

Informant from NCAA probe testifies in UNC case

A witness from the federal corruption probe into college basketball testified Wednesday against Christopher Hawkins, who is charged with providing cash and other improper benefits to Cowboys DE Robert Quinn and two other former UNC football players.

Former Penn coach Allen gets 15-year penalty

Former Pennsylvania coach Jerome Allen has received a 15-year show-cause penalty from the NCAA for accepting money from a parent of a potential player.

Sources: Wisconsin transfer King to join Huskers

Kobe King, who abruptly left the Wisconsin Badgers in late January, has decided to transfer to Nebraska.

Duke stunned again, this time by Wake Forest

Seventh-ranked Duke allowed 113 points in a double-overtime loss at Wake Forest on Tuesday night, tying the most points a Mike Krzyzewski team has ever allowed in his coaching career and also tying the second most allowed by the Blue Devils in any game.

Lander, 5-star PG, picks Indiana, may reclassify

Five-star point guard Khristian Lander, who is in the class of 2021 but has said he could reclassify to attend college next fall, committed to Indiana on Tuesday. Lander is Archie Miller's first five-star pledge since Romeo Langford in the 2018 class.

Detroit Mercy's appeal of postseason ban denied

Detroit Mercy's appeal of its postseason ban for men's basketball has been denied.

Bubble Watch 2020: Under .500 in conference play? No problem

Your updated source for all of the latest on the NCAA men's tournament bubble.

Would three bids make the WCC a college basketball power conference?

Should the WCC be considered a basketball power conference? Gonzaga, BYU and Saint Mary's have helped its case.

College basketball's most important coach might be this unrecognizable 20-year assistant

Gonzaga wouldn't be Gonzaga without its international recruiting wizardry. Tommy Lloyd is that wizard -- and the Zags' head coach in waiting.

Don't fill out your bracket based on a November result

Yes, San Diego State defeated Creighton earlier this season, but here are three reasons why the Bluejays could win if the teams meet again in the NCAA tournament.

What's real, what's fake, and what to make of Creighton

Believe in Creighton and San Diego State, and know that Kentucky's late-season surge is for real.

ESPN+ Week 17 guide: Can Baylor bounce back?

No. 1 Baylor hosting Kansas State and mid-major matchups that could decide regular-season conference titles are among our top 10 games to stream this week.

Bracketology: Why San Diego State remained a No. 1 seed

San Diego State's home loss to UNLV was damaging, but not enough to move the Aztecs off the No. 1 line.

Yes, the ACC's down, but coaches think that story might be changing

It has been an odd season for college basketball's most storied conference. ACC coaches want you to know the season isn't over.

Power Rankings: Win over Baylor propels Kansas to No. 1

The Baylor-Kansas winner was going to claim the top spot anyway, but Gonzaga and San Diego State both losing made it an easy call.

Which conferences make the most of their NCAA tournament seeds?

Think your league is well-positioned to win the national title? Here's why quality beats quantity when it comes to receiving tournament bids.

Here are the analytics Jim Boeheim cited in postgame rant (we think)

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim went on a rant against KenPom on Wednesday that you may have found indecipherable. This is what he probably meant.

Which Wooden Watch senior has made college basketball's biggest impact?

ESPN.com panelists discuss the celebrated senior class at the forefront of this season's Wooden award race.

Why Michigan State is the Big Ten's best hope for a national title

The Spartans aren't even leading the conference standings, but BPI says they're playing like a top-10 team when you consider their opposition.

Baylor leads combined men's and women's college basketball rankings

Baylor, with the No. 1 team in men's basketball and the No. 2-ranked defending national champ in women's hoops, leads ESPN's updated combined rankings.

For Stacey: A prospect's commitment to his hometown and the mother he lost

Elite college basketball prospect Donovan Clingan has offers to transfer to better programs, but he wants to stay at Bristol Central to break his mother's records.

What are the possible destinations for John Beilein in college basketball?

John Beilein's days in the NBA appear to be numbered. Where could the former Michigan coach fit if he returns to the college game?