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2017 Schedule
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11dJeff 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.

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18dESPN.com

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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30dBrett 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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39dESPN.com staff

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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50dBrett 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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52dDana 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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59dDana 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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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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72dJake 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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game76.0
Rebounds Per Game30.0
Assists Per Game13.0
Points Allowed78.0Tied-90th

Tournament History

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