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2017 Schedule
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3dAdam Rittenberg

Big 12 expansion candidates 'disappointed'

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says expansion candidates were disappointed by league's decision to remain at 10 members.

Texas men's basketball fight through SEAL team training (7:03)

Watch: Texas tip-off

Texas celebrates the start of the 2016-17 season with "Texas Tip-Off." Austin native Jarrett Allen, ESPN's No. 15 overall recruit, makes his public debut with the Longhorns. Live on LHN/WatchESPN

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Texas has minutes to go around

Shaka Smart has Texas on the right path, but the Longhorns are going to have to replace five starters this season and that's a tall task. Least experienced teams (Insider)

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7dDick Vitale

Duke, Kentucky lead Vitale's top 40

College basketball is just around the corner, and Dickie V has his eye on 40 of the country's best teams. Who comes after the Blue Devils and Wildcats?

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Big 12 Preseason Poll: 1.  Kansas got all 9 first-place votes, then it gets interesting. 2.  West Virginia 3. Texas 4. Iowa State 5. Baylor 6. Oklahoma T7. Oklahoma State T7. Texas Tech 9, Kansas State 10. TCU. I'm a bit worried about Texas' point guard situation and have them lower.

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34dAndy 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.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 100 No. 27 Matt Coleman is down to Duke, Kansas, Texas, Syracuse and Stanford.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Other noteworthy official visits from uncommitted prospects: Nate Watson (Providence), Hasahn French (Marquette), Victor Uyaelunmo (Vanderbilt), Jase Febres (Texas), Nate Pierre-Louis (Temple).

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 67 Jericho Sims has committed to Texas, source told ESPN. Second ESPN 100 commitment in 2017 for Shaka Smart.

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Texas rewards Smart with extension, pay bump

Longhorns coach Shaka Smart, who led his team to the first round of the NCAA tournament last season, signed a contract extension through 2023 and will earn an additional $100,000 per season.

With 12th pick in draft, Bulls would ...

With Robin Lopez being something of a stopgap in the middle, Chad Ford sees Chicago selecting Texas' Jarrett Allen. The 6-foot-10 freshman won't be an immediate replacement but possesses huge upside. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)

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Durant carries Team USA to gold medal

Kevin Durant's 24 first-half points led all scorers and lifted the U.S. to a 23-point halftime lead in the gold-medal game. Durant finished with 30 points in the 96-66 rout of Serbia. Team USA saves best for last

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What will Turner do for an encore?

Myles Turner finished eighth in voting for the rookie of the year in 2015-16. Chad Ford rates the 6-foot-11 center from the University of Texas above that in his assessment of second-year NBA players. Top sophs for 2016-17 (Insider)

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77dEamonn Brennan

New faces ready to continue Kansas' Big 12 reign

Kansas owns the Big 12. But Shaka Smart and Texas -- among others -- want to make it a more interesting fight. The Jayhawks' newcomers are ready, but can others add enough to challenge them?

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Jarrett Allen is No. 11 on first Big Board

The Texas freshman averaged 10.6 points and nine rebounds while playing just 24 minutes per game in the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship. Chad Ford believes he could end up being the first center selected in the NBA draft. Ford's 2017 Big Board (Insider)


Watch: Former college stars play for $2 million

Overseas Elite, a team comprised primarily of former college stars playing professionally in other countries trails underdog Team Colorado 46-36 at halftime in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament. Can Elite make a comeback with $2 million on the line? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Myck Kabongo could earn a big paycheck

The former Texas guard, who earned $25,000 the past couple of years in the NBA's D-League, won $107,000 in last year's TBT. His Overseas Elite team is back in the title game (7 p.m. ET on ESPN) with $2 million on the line. Goodman: Everything you need to know

Team Stats

Points Per Game72.0
Rebounds Per Game32.0
Assists Per Game10.0
Points Allowed75.0Tied-73rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record35-36
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances33