The top programs are looking ahead to their expected recruiting needs for 2019. Here's what they're targeting.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10W 85-57
- 11/12W 87-63
- 11/16W 81-76
- 11/17W 78-59
- 11/19L 67-60
- 11/24W 84-77
- 11/29W 79-65
- 12/3W 83-52
- 12/9W 81-59
- 12/1622W 71-69
- 12/19W 64-48
- 12/22W 89-60
- 12/30W 78-62
- 1/3W 74-70
- 1/6W 74-69
- 1/11L 78-77
- 1/1318W 72-63
- 1/1615L 87-79
- 1/20W 67-58
- 1/232L 61-36
- 1/28W 72-70
- 1/3019W 82-78
- 2/3W 75-67
- 2/8W 72-48
- 2/14L 81-79
- 2/1812L 66-57
- 2/21L 65-58
- 2/24W 75-67
- 2/28W 76-63
- 3/3L 55-52
- 3/8W 90-82
- 3/91L 64-58
- 3/1612W 79-68
- 3/184W 84-53
- 3/231L 80-76
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These players, including Duke super freshman Zion Williamson, are coming to a college basketball highlight reel soon.
- UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes
- Clemson's Mitchell, Reed withdraw from draft
- Clemson adds UNC Asheville transfer Baehre
- Clemson adds Oral Roberts grad transfer White
The latest batch of college stars heard their names called in the NBA draft. Who will replace them at the nation's top programs?
Kentucky's late addition of Reid Travis forced us to adjust our 2018-19 rankings. There's no denying that the Stanford graduate transfer puts the Wildcats over the top.
Can Michigan State contend with a team built around Nick Ward? How will Mike Krzyzewski utilize Zion Williamson? Each Top 25 team has a pressing question to answer this summer.
Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.
North Carolina, Nevada and UCLA each saw key contributors spurn the NBA and return to school, while defending champion Villanova faces a major roster overhaul.
The 2018-19 picture is coming into clear view after the NBA draft early-entry deadline. The Jayhawks hold firm at the top spot, while Nevada rose higher in the top 10.
Clemson Tigers guards Marquise Reed and Shelton Mitchell have withdrawn from the NBA draft.
UNC Asheville forward Jonathan Baehre is transferring to Clemson but must sit out next season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Javan White, a 6-foot-10 graduate transfer from Oral Roberts, has committed to Clemson, he said on Instagram.
The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
Texas transfer James Banks, is heading to Georgia Tech for an official visit today. He is also hearing from Appalachian State, Old Dominion, Butler, Vanderbilt, VCU, Virginia Tech, San Diego State, Clemson, LSU, Depaul, Auburn and many others. The 6'11" Banks. a former top 100 prospect runs the floor well, He possess an inside presence to block shots and finish at the rim.
Villanova reigns as national champion. How does the field stack up for next season? Here's your first look at the best of the best for next season.
Clemson's backcourt of Marcquise Reed and Shelton Mitchell have decided to enter the NBA draft.
No crazy comeback story here.
Clemson made a big leap forward in 2017-18 and return much of that nucleus for next season. But can the Tigers legitimately compete for an ACC title?
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Kansas' 30th win of the season, 80-76 over Clemson in the first Midwest Region semifinal, moves the Jayhawks into their third straight Elite Eight on Sunday against Duke or Syracuse. Top-seeded KU never trailed, winning behind a balanced attack with 17 points from Malik Newman, 16 from Devonte' Graham and 14 from Udoka Azubuike. The Tigers cut the KU lead -- which reached 20 points early in the second half -- to six in the last three minutes and to four in the closing seconds. Gabe Devoe scored 31 for Clemson.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Kansas is firmly in control in Omaha, behind a dominating effort inside. The Jayhawks already have 26 points in the paint -- 14 more than Clemson. Center Udoka Azubuike, still working his way back from a knee injury, has given the Jayhawks 10 points in a solid 13 minutes. But it was Lagerald Vick's one-handed, follow -up jam that spurred a Kansas run late in the first half.
No. 1 seeds Kansas and Villanova try to advance to the Elite Eight against No. 5 seeds in their Sweet 16 matchups Friday night.
The big names come out to play -- Villanova, Duke, Kansas -- with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. Will the top seeds advance, or will lower seeds again bust brackets?
Clemson wants to talk about a new contract with coach Brad Brownell.
Udoka Azubuike, who has played just 25 combined minutes in Kansas' first two NCAA tournament games, will not have a minutes restriction versus Clemson in the Sweet 16.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Clemson's biggest big man, junior Elijah Thomas, is listed at 6-9 and 237 pounds. His take on defending Kansas' 7-foot, 280-pound Nigerian center Udoka Azubuike: "I'm from Texas."