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Associated Press Jul 19, 2024, 03:14 PM ET Open Extended Reactions INDIANAPOLIS — The NIT will hold the semifinals and championship of its postseason tournament next spring in Butler’s Hinkle Fieldhouse for the second straight year. The 2025 semifinals will take place April 1, with the championship following two days later. Friday’s announcement comes as
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Myron Medcalf, ESPN Staff WriterJul 18, 2024, 06:44 PM ET Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato Open Extended Reactions A new proposal to start the women’s basketball season days earlier than the men’s season could amplify the growing spotlight on the women’s game. The NCAA’s men’s and
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Associated Press Jul 18, 2024, 02:16 PM ET Open Extended Reactions CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson men’s basketball coach Brad Brownell received a new five-year contract worth $20 million after leading the Tigers to the Elite Eight this past season. A panel of the Clemson board of trustees approved Brownell’s enhanced contract, along with new deals
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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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Paula Lavigne Close Paula Lavigne ESPN Investigative Reporter Data analyst and reporter for ESPN’s Enterprise and Investigative Unit. Winner, 2014 Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award; finalist, 2012 IRE broadcast award; winner, 2011 Gannett Foundation Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism; Emmy nominated, 2009. Dan Murphy Close Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Big
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Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJul 15, 2024, 12:52 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Open Extended Reactions Purdue and Auburn, two men’s basketball programs who have faced off just three times in history, have finalized a two-year series beginning next season. The first game will take
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Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJul 13, 2024, 07:00 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Open Extended Reactions While the past few months of the college basketball calendar have been filled with the transfer portal, coaching changes and the NBA draft, the start of the July live
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Associated Press Jul 11, 2024, 03:02 PM ET Open Extended Reactions PHILADELPHIA — College athletes whose efforts primarily benefit their schools may qualify as employees deserving of pay under federal wage-and-hour laws, a U.S. appeals court ruled Thursday in a setback to the NCAA. The court, in the latest challenge to the NCAA’s long-held notion
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Myron Medcalf, ESPN Staff WriterJul 11, 2024, 10:33 AM ET Close Covers college basketball Joined ESPN.com in 2011 Graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato Open Extended Reactions The NCAA will host a men’s college basketball soiree in 2026 that will feature multiple title games in the same city, the association announced Thursday. Indianapolis, the host
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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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Associated Press Jul 9, 2024, 04:51 PM ET Open Extended Reactions STORRS, Conn. — Even with a deal that would make him one of the highest-paid college basketball coaches in the country, UConn’s Dan Hurley never let his thoughts stray far from what got him to the top of the men’s college basketball world. About
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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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Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJul 8, 2024, 11:22 AM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Open Extended Reactions UConn coach Dan Hurley, who has led the Huskies to back-to-back national championships and turned down an offer from the Los Angeles Lakers last month, has signed a new
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Jeff Borzello, ESPN Staff WriterJul 4, 2024, 09:36 PM ET Close Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Open Extended Reactions Top-50 guard Davis Fogle announced his commitment to Gonzaga on Thursday, giving Mark Few his first recruit in the 2025 class. Fogle recently cut his list to Gonzaga, Creighton
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