NCAA Basketball

Jul 17, 2024, 05:06 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Men’s basketball coach Jeff Capel and Pittsburgh have agreed to a three-year contract extension, the school announced Wednesday. The deal keeps Capel with the Panthers through at least the 2029-30 season. Capel is 97-92 in six seasons at Pitt, which hired him in 2018 after he
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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – The 2024 Peach Jam continued on Tuesday, as some of the best high school players on Earth continued to test themselves against each other inside Augusta’s Riverview Park Activities Center. Rivals national analyst Rob Cassidy was also on hand in the Peach State and shares some of his takeaways from the
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USATSI So much of high school recruiting comes down to a two-week period in the middle of the summer, commonly known as the “live period.”  The live period is when college coaches can evaluate prospects in person. Not weighed down by the season or the transfer portal, coaches travel the country to various recruiting events, often
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Dick Vitale, College Basketball analystJul 11, 2024, 10:00 AM ET Close Dick Vitale, college basketball’s top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com. Open Extended Reactions Here’s an early preseason look at my
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Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJul 9, 2024, 09:25 AM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Open Extended Reactions High school recruiting used to take center stage almost immediately after the college basketball season ended: evaluation periods in April, target boards for the upcoming cycle finalized heading into
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BLOOMINGTON — The Indiana basketball team announced its full nonconference schedule Tuesday morning. The Hoosiers open the year with a midweek matchup against SIU-Edwardsville on Nov. 6 at Assembly Hall. An exhibition game wasn’t announced, but the program will likely host at least one tune-up before the season-opener. Indiana’s schedule only includes one high major opponent, South Carolina,
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USATSI Four-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker retired from basketball on Tuesday after 12 seasons. The former UConn standout spent the past season overseas at AS Monaco and last played in the NBA during the 2022-23 campaign for the Dallas Mavericks.  While Walker’s NBA credentials (over 14,000 career points, four-time NBA All-Star and a third-team All-NBA
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Mark Schlabach, ESPN Senior WriterJul 2, 2024, 09:23 AM ET Close Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Open Extended Reactions Sixteen former men’s college basketball players, including Kansas stars Mario Chalmers and Sherron Collins, UConn guard Ryan Boatright and Arizona guard Jason Terry, have
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