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Motley making late Wooden push

Baylor's Johnathan Motley posted double-doubles in both of his NCAA tournament games. He makes our list of top-5 Wooden Award contenders.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Cal OT grad transfer Aaron Cochran says he's down to three schools: Oklahoma State, Texas Tech and Auburn. Cochran visited Stillwater three weeks ago, is visiting Auburn this weekend, and Tech the weekend of April 8. Expects to have a decision soon after that. Cochran started 16 games for Cal.


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In losing Brandon Carr to the Ravens in free agency, the Cowboys lose last season's leader in snaps by a defensive back. Barry Church, who signed with the Jaguars earlier this month, also ranked fourth.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Villanova and Duke were "supposed" to be here at Madison Square Garden. Absent those two teams with big New York fan bases, not exactly packed at the open practices.


Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Baylor is dabbing through its free throws.


Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Backup quarterback Kellen Moore did not receive a signing bonus but he had $100,000 of his base salary guaranteed in his one-year deal with the Cowboys. Interestingly that is more guaranteed money than what Darren McFadden received ($80,000) in his one-year deal with the Cowboys.


Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Scott Drew on the unlikely regional here in NY, with Baylor, South Carolina, Florida and Wisconsin talked about the parity of the game with transfers and one and dones. He then added, "with the NCAA Tournament, its who plays best in those 40 minutes. It's not best four of seven, the best team doesn't always win."


Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Ishmail Wainwright said Baylor watched three hours of film on Sindarius Thornwell alone and that the "whole team" will have to defend him.


Joe Lunardi Senior Writer, ESPN.com 

Sweet 16 "seed scores" (coach's record of advancing in tourney relative to seed, since 2002): Greg Gard (1.50), John Beilein (1.35), Chris Mack (1.19), Frank Martin (1.18), Chris Holtmann (1.17), Sean Miller (1.12), John Calipari (1.06), Matt Painter (1.06), Roy Williams (1.03), Dana Altman (1.00), Scott Drew (1.00), Mike White (1.00), Mark Few (0.90), Steve Alford (0.84), Bob Huggins (0.84), Bill Self (0.79).

Scandrick defends Cowboys fans, Elliot to Stephen A. (2:00)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech announced a two-game home series against Abilene Christian of the FCS, scheduled to open the Red Raiders' seasons in 2024 and 2026. The west Texas schools have not played since 1949. Abilene Christian moved up to the FCS in 2014.

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Ukwuachu's conviction struck down over texts

The sexual assault conviction of former Baylor football player Sam Ukwuachu has been overturned after an appeals court ruled that a series of text messages should have been allowed as evidence.

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FiveThirtyEight: How far can Baylor go?

According to FiveThirtyEight's round-by-round probabilities, Baylor has decent odds of coming out of the wide-open East Region. But the Bears will be long shots if they make the Final Four.

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Dustin Johnson opens Match Play with win

Dustin Johnson had five birdies in his opening eight holes, and there wasn't much Webb Simpson could do as the No. 1 seed seized a 5-and-3 win at the Dell Technologies Match Play on Wednesday.

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Uni Watch: Baylor keeps it bright

Despite the fact that its home white uniforms are pretty sharp, Baylor seems to be in favor of its neon unis during this March Madness tournament. What a shame.