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THE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

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TBT 2020 expert picks: Can anyone upset Carmen's Crew, Overseas Elite?

ESPN's panel of experts previewed The Basketball Tournament, which will air July 4-14 on the ESPN family of networks.

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The college games TBT stars can't forget

TBT stars reflect on the college games that have stuck with them.

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BEFORE THEY WERE NBA STARS

THEY DOMINATED IN COLLEGE

EMONI BATES

Will high school phenom Emoni Bates really play at Michigan State? If so, when?

Star 16-year-old Emoni Bates committed to Michigan State on Monday. Here's when he might actually suit up for the Spartans.

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Top 2022 basketball recruit Bates commits to Michigan State

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LOOKING AHEAD

Bracketology: Three SEC teams move up in latest projection

Tennessee, Florida and Arkansas are among the teams on the rise in Joe Lunardi's latest 2021 bracket projection.

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Wisconsin, Michigan State on rise in Way-Too-Early Top 25

The top five teams remain the same, but there is movement in the Way-Too-Early Top 25.

College basketball transfer rankings for 2020-21 and 2021-22

The college basketball transfer market still has some key names seeking homes for 2020-21 and beyond.

BASKETBALL RECRUITING

Why HBCUs could again become serious options for elite basketball prospects

Historically Black colleges and universities are increasingly getting into the game for elite-level college basketball recruits. Does the trend have staying power?

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ESPN 2021 basketball recruiting player rankings

Chet Holmgren, a 7-footer with perimeter skills, takes over the top spot in ESPN's expanded top 100.

The Harder Way

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    Penny Hardaway returns to his alma mater, the University of Memphis, to lead the nation's No. 1 recruiting class through the gauntlet of the NCAA season.

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