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UConn contacts Big 12

UConn president Susan Herbst has sent a letter to the Big 12 Conference indicating the university has "strong interest" in joining the expanding league, Jeff Jacobs reports. Hartford Courant

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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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Five-star forward Kris Wilkes tells ESPN he's down to Indiana, Illinois, Xavier, UCLA and UConn.

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18dBrett 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.

Greatest coach meltdowns in college basketball (1:42)
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20dDana O'Neil

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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Emeka Okafor seeks comeback: 'He feels great'

Emeka Okafor's agent, Jeff Schwartz, says the 33-year-old, who last played for the Wizards in 2012-13, is in the gym training with an eye on returning to the NBA.

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27dDana 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?

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Back to back 3s for Connecticut's Terry Larrier. Could surprise folks this season. Could be an explosive player in the AAC.

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Watch: No. 1 Team 23 vs. No. 5 Team Colorado

Team 23 lost in last year's title game. Former UConn big man Gavin Edwards had a double-double in the team's last win. He'll face a group of Colorado alums in the Super 16 of The Basketball Tournament. Live on ESPN3

Does football hurt Huskies' Big 12 hopes?

UConn's terrific basketball teams and proximity to New York City would be attractive to the Big 12. But Jake Trotter wonders if those factors would outweigh the mediocre football program. Big 12 hopefuls

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

If UConn found a home for football, the Big East would seriously consider the Huskies for all other sports, according to a source with knowledge. The Big East would be a natural fit. So far the 10-team Big East only has all sports members, but doesn't offer Division I (FBS) football. UConn is in all sports in the AAC. If given the choice, the Huskies would want to be in the Big 12 in all sports. But the chances that offer ever comes is still too hard to predict now.

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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

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UNC, Oregon among teams in Maui tourney field

The Maui Invitational announced its field on Tuesday with No. 1 seeds from last season's NCAA tournament North Carolina and Oregon leading the charge.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Maui Invitational bracket:

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.5169th
Rebounds Per Game36.5152nd
Assists Per Game13.8145th
Points Allowed63.2Tied-15th

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Tournament History

Final Fours5
Tournament Record59-30
Championship Seasons1999, 2004, 2011, 2014
Tournament Appearances33