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2017 Schedule
2nd in Big Ten

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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4dAndy Katz

UNC, Duke among 16 teams set for Nike tourney

Sixteen schools, including Duke, North Carolina and Michigan State, will participate in a Thanksgiving week event in Portland to honor Nike founder Phil Knight's 80th birthday.

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6dJeff Borzello

The best recruiter for each top-25 team

To be a top 25 team, you need to get players. To get players, you have to have recruiters who can close the deal. That's why it helps teams in the top 25 to have these guys on staff.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Other key visits this weekend… • Five-star forward Jarred Vanderbilt (No. 23) heads to TCU for an unofficial visit. The Horned Frogs have moved into a good spot for Vanderbilt since hiring Corey Barker, Vanderbilt's cousin, as an assistant coach. Former New Mexico center Nikola Skecic will also be on campus. • Tennessee welcomes Isaiah Stokes (No. 60) and four-star forward Tyler Polley. • No. 51 Ethan Thompson heads to Oregon State for his official visit. The Beavers' conducted an in-home visit on Sunday, and they have the edge in his recruitment: Thompson's father is an assistant coach and his brother plays for the Beavers. • Xavier Tillman (No. 75) takes his official visit to Michigan State, two weeks after going there on an unofficial visit. Purdue, Florida and Marquette are also in the mix. • Justin Smith (No. 80) cut his list to four this week, and will visit Villanova this weekend. He took a trip to Indiana last weekend, was at Xavier earlier this month, and will visit Stanford later this month. • Anthony Gaines (Butler), Devontae Shuler (South Carolina), Evan Battey (Miami), Jamal Cain (Marquette), Abu Kigab (Illinois), Victor Uyaelunmo (USC), Darryl Morsell (Notre Dame) and C.J. Roberts (Missouri) are some other visits to keep an eye on.

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 No. 26 Jaren Jackson announces his commitment to Michigan State.

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Campaign slogans for each top-25 college hoops team

Everybody needs something to put on a sign, bumper sticker or hat, right? Here's what each team in our top 25 will be slapping on everything. You can just see Coach K with a button, can't you?

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16dChris Forsberg

Iverson's candor, Shaq's barbs steal HOF show

In a memorable 31-minute speech, Allen Iverson thanked everyone from "my idol, my hero" Michael Jordan to Tupac as he was enshrined in the Hall of Fame with Shaquille O'Neal and Yao Ming.

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Tom Izzo closes his Hall of Fame speech with an appreciation for the game of basketball. "It's allowed so many of us to live our wildest dreams."

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Jud Heathcote couldn't make it to the Hall of Fame ceremonies, but Tom Izzo and a group of former Michigan State players recently paid him a visit at his home in Spokane.

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.0
Rebounds Per Game30.0
Assists Per Game20.0
Points Allowed90.0Tied-132nd

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Tournament History

Final Fours9
Tournament Record63-29
Championship Seasons1979, 2000
Tournament Appearances30