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How teams not named Duke and Kentucky fare in recruiting one-and-dones

The Blue Devils and Wildcats have dominated recent classes, leaving little room for the other programs to stay at the top.

Duke, Kentucky lead the race to land top 2019 class

The battle over the top prospects in the 2019 class is heating up, as the Wildcats and Blue Devils try to fend off the likes of Kansas and North Carolina for the top players. But will reclassification reshape the recruiting landscape?

Duke setting a new standard with glittering 2018 recruiting class

Coach K will have five elite prospects join the Blue Devils next season, making school history in the one-and-done era. Barely.

FSU F Cofer granted extra year of eligibility

The NCAA has granted Florida State forward Phil Cofer's request for another year of eligibility.

KSU's Brown returning; Weber gets extension

Kansas State's Barry Brown Jr. has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Wildcats for his senior season.

Tubby Smith hires son G.G. as assistant coach

New High Point coach Tubby Smith has hired his son G.G. as his associate head coach.

$2M tournament to have Big East alumni teams

The $2 million Basketball Tournament will feature alumni teams from the Big East.

Kansas-Kentucky anchors SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Kansas will play Kentucky on Jan. 26 as the centerpiece game of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

Maye to return to Tar Heels for senior season

North Carolina forward Luke Maye announced Thursday that he plans to withdraw his name from the NBA draft and return to the Tar Heels for his senior season.

Ex-UNC star Ford has prostate cancer surgery

North Carolina said Wednesday that former point guard Phil Ford, who played for Dean Smith in the 1970s, had surgery for prostate cancer.

How college basketball free agency is shaping up

Chase Jeter, who transferred from Duke to Arizona, is among 15 impact players looking for fresh starts.

Drake assistant seeks lifesaving treatment for 6-year-old daughter

Matt Woodley knows life as an assistant coach means often uprooting his family. After one season at Pitt, he took a job at Drake to seek stability for his daughter Molly, who suffers from life-threatening seizures.

NBA mock draft: Who will Suns, Cavs, Knicks select?

The Suns have won the NBA draft lottery. Who will they take, and where will the rest of the top prospects land?

NBA draft stock watch: Biggest risers and fallers at the combine

Who helped their stock the most, and what were NBA scouts saying at the combine? We break it down.

How national anthem rules differ across sports leagues

How do other policies compare to the NFL's mandate for players who are on the field to stand? Here's a guide to major domestic leagues and the NCAA.

Scout's Take: Romeo Weems picks DePaul

The four-star forward could be a star right away for coach Dave Leitao.

Roundball chatter: Big East meets Big Ten

The Gavitt Tipoff Games features matchups between Big East and Big Ten schools, including Villanova facing Michigan.

Scout's Take: ESPN 60 PF Isaiah Mobley to USC

Andy Enfield gets another talented big man for USC's 2019 class.

Kansas fires AD Zenger over 'elusive' progress

Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with school chancellor Douglas Girod noting that football coach David Beaty continued preparation for the 2018 season.

Minnesota lands grad transfer Brock Stull

Minnesota has picked up another scholarship player for the upcoming season, getting shooting guard Brock Stull, a graduate transfer from Milwaukee. Stull will be one of five newcomers on the 2018-19 team.

Young: 'I'm the best overall player in this draft'

Trae Young says his focus is to be not just the best player in the 2018 draft, but the best player in the NBA.