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3rd in American
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Kourtney Kardashian and other notable top-25 alumni

Everyone knows where NBA stars went to school, but what about non-basketball alumni? From Burt Reynolds to Bing Crosby, we looked at a noteworthy person from each top-25 team's school.

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13dBrett McMurphy

Sources: Big 12 to talk expansion with at least 20

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will conduct video conferences with at least 18 schools that have contacted the league about being considered as expansion candidates.

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Addition of Gilbert gives UConn a scary-good backcourt

The Huskies had a top-10 recruiting class in 2016, and top-30 prospect Alterique Gilbert joining a backcourt that already features Jalen Adams is bad news for American Conference opponents.

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Ranking the American's venues: SMU or UConn at the top?

UConn has won a lot of games at Gampel Pavilion, but SMU's recent success has turned Moody Coliseum into a tough place to play. How do all of the American's venues stack up against each other?

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TBT back in action with quarterfinals

The Basketball Tournament continues today with plenty of familiar faces from Colorado, Utah, Marquette, Bradley, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. Games are on ESPN2 and ESPNU.

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Watch: The Basketball Tournament

The first of four spots in the semifinals will be decided between The Untouchables (Brad Wanamaker and many Pittsburgh alumni) and City of Gods (DerMarr Johnson and college players from the D.C. area). Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Watch: No. 5 Team FOE vs. No. 1 seed: City of Gods

Team FOE has strong ties to Kansas with booster Thomas Robinson, GM Markieff Morris and coach Marcus Morris. Tyshawn Taylor runs the backcourt. The KU alums face former Cincinnati stars James White and DerMarr Johnson. Live on ESPN3

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Future Big 12: The contenders, wild cards and ... UCLA?

The Big 12 is on the hunt for new members. There are legitimate contenders, such as BYU and Cincinnati, and there are hopefuls, wild cards and even a potential Power 5 defector.

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Who's taking the last shot for your top-25 team?

With the game on the line, some players are better suited than others to have the ball in their hands. Each top-25 team has a player who should have the rock in the game's final seconds.

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Big 12 set to get bigger

The Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday that it will begin the process of reviewing expansion candidates. Multiple American Athletic Conference schools, along with BYU and Colorado State, have expressed interest in joining the conference so far. Expansion details

DerMarr Johnson can still find the rim

The former Bearcats star, drafted sixth overall by the Atlanta Hawks in 2000, scored 29 points as the City of Gods team, named for a Baltimore clothing store, advanced in The Basketball Tournament on Saturday morning with a 99-85 win over the Dubois Dream. The winning team in the Aug. 2 final receives $2 million. Tourney bracket

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Alternative professions for top-25 coaches

Most coaches are basketball lifers, but they have other interests, too. If the heads of each top 25 college basketball program weren't coaching, which lines of work would they pursue?

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Some potential scheduling for early-season tournaments: Coaches have confirmed the Hall of Fame matchups Nov. 19-20 at the Mohegan Sun: Duke-Penn State, Cincinnati-URI; CBE Nov. 21-22 in Kansas City with Kansas-UAB, GW-Georgia; The Legends Classic isn't official yet but at least one coach expects it to be Notre Dame-Colorado, Texas-Northwestern Nov. 21-22 in Brooklyn; The 2K Classic in NYC hasn't been announced yet either but the matchups being discussed most were Marquette-Michigan, SMU-Pitt for the Nov. 17-18 games at MSG; The Men Who Speak Up Main Event in Las Vegas Nov. 21-23 has found its fourth team as Saint Louis coach Travis Ford confirmed the Billikens replaced Minnesota to join BYU, Alabama and Valparaiso. The matchups aren't available yet. And Maui Invitational organizer Dave Odom said the Maui bracket will be announced on July 19.

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.2Tied-176th
Rebounds Per Game39.439th
Assists Per Game15.550th
Points Allowed62.910th

Tournament History

Final Fours6
Tournament Record44-29
Championship Seasons1961, 1962
Tournament Appearances30