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2017 Schedule
7th in American

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Other key visitors this weekend: Lindell Wigginton and Isaiah Stokes (Iowa State), Rayshaun Hammonds (Memphis), Kimani Lawrence (Arizona State), Ira Lee (California), Xavier Tillman (Marquette), Nojel Eastern (Michigan State), Deng Gak (Miami), Wabissa Bede (Virginia Tech), Darryl Morsell (Villanova), Evan Battey (Purdue).

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25dBrett McMurphy and Jake Trotter

Sources: Big 12 cuts expansion list to at least 12

Sources told ESPN the Big 12 has cut its list of candidates to at least 12 schools: Air Force, BYU, UCF, Cincinnati, Colorado State, UConn, Houston, Rice, South Florida, SMU, Temple and Tulane.

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45dBrett 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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54dDana O'Neil

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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Recent Griz signees are long shots

Memphis added forwards Troy Williams from Indiana and D.J. Stephens, who played for the Memphis Tigers. Kevin Pelton writes that it's unlikely either opens the season on the Grizzlies' roster. Rating latest NBA deals (Insider)

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Watch: No. 5 TMD vs. No. 8 Trained to Go

The TMD team is led by former Ole Miss star Marshall Henderson. Also featured is Arkansas' B.J. Young in the backcourt. Meanwhile, Mike Bruesewitz (Wisconsin) and Calvin Godfrey (Memphis) are also suiting up for the No. 5 seed in The Basketball Tournament. Live on ESPN3

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67dJake Trotter

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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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

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Vote: Best college basketball teams that never were

After 10 years of one-and-done NBA draft prospects, we thought about a world where players stayed in college for three or four years. The would-be rosters are pretty daunting. You pick the best.

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Imagine Memphis with Rose and Evans

What if the NBA played by the same draft rules as the NFL, and players had to stay at least three years in college? Derrick Rose and Tyreke Evans would have been great together at Memphis. What if it was three-and-done?

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Leading scorer will return to Memphis

Memphis forward Dedric Lawson (15.8 PPG as a freshman) withdrew his name from the NBA draft on Thursday, giving new head coach Tubby Smith a key returner to build around next season. The Commercial Appeal

Report: Lawson struggles in agility tests

Though forward Dedric Lawson performed well in the NBA combine non-stationary shooting drills (15-of-18 shooting from 15 feet), he struggled during the physical tests. The 18-year-old freshman finished last or tied for last in every category in the agility test. The Commercial Appeal

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Coppin State graduate transfer Christian Kessee committed to Memphis, source told ESPN. Eligible immediately.

Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record34-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26