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Four potential preseason top-25 teams highlight the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic, including a first-round matchup between Ohio State and Memphis.
- Ohio State, Memphis in Crossover Classic field
- Dayton's Toppin wins Wooden Award over Garza
- Bey, Garza, Powell, Pritchard, Toppin win awards
- Dayton's Toppin adds Naismith Trophy to haul
While keeping health and safety considerations at the forefront, here are the most entertaining local nonconference matchups we'd like to see this season.
Rachel Nichols, Paul Pierce and Brian Windhorst discuss the latest from the NBA playoffs in Orlando.
The panel reacts to the Bucks and Lakers losing their first playoff games against 8th seeded Magic and Blazers. We play a round of BS or Real Talk, discuss the Rockets and Heat after their first wins and more NBA topics. Plus, top draft pick Obi Toppin joins the show!
The $1 million TBT tipped off July 4. Here's a look at the results, TV schedule and tip times for the 11-day hoops extravaganza.
The Flyers didn't get a shot at a national title because of the coronavirus pandemic, but two of their 2019-20 men's basketball players have a chance at glory in The Basketball Tournament.
The Basketball Tournament, a $1 million, winner-take-all event, begins Saturday. Here are the top 10 players known to be competing in the event.
As we get closer to the July 4 start of the $1 million TBT, we identify the best player on each team in the bracket.
The Basketball Tournament, a $1 million, winner-take-all event, is back for a seventh year. Here's a look at all 24 teams in this summer's showcase.
Which active college coaches were memorable hires? From Roy to Coach Cal to Penny, we look at the best since 1995.
Dayton Flyers forward Obi Toppin capped his magical sophomore season Tuesday, when he was announced as the winner of the John R. Wooden Award over Iowa's Luka Garza. Toppin also won the Naismith and Associated Press national player of the year awards.
The positional awards for the 2019-20 college basketball season went to Villanova small forward Saddiq Bey, Iowa center Luka Garza, Seton Hall shooting guard Myles Powell, Oregon point guard Payton Pritchard and Dayton power forward Obi Toppin.
In an ordinary time, the ranking of next season's top 25 players would be posted while confetti is still raining down on the winning team in the national championship game. This is no ordinary time, but we can still look ahead with hope.
Dayton forward Obi Toppin, who averaged 20.0 points and 7.5 rebounds this season, has been awarded the Naismith Trophy as college basketball's most outstanding player.
Both believe there are lessons that the Florida State and Dayton programs can build on
Kansas' Udoka Azubuike, Iowa's Luka Garza, Marquette's Markus Howard, Seton Hall's Myles Powell and Dayton's Obi Toppin are the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award, which goes to the most outstanding player in college basketball.
In an announcement on Twitter, Dayton sophomore Obi Toppin said he is forgoing his college eligibility and entering the NBA draft.
Dayton's Obi Toppin and Anthony Grant have claimed top honors from The Associated Press after leading the Flyers to a No. 3 final ranking. Toppin was voted the AP men's college basketball player of the year. Grant is the AP coach of the year.
Dayton star Obi Toppin is the lone unanimous first-team choice to The Associated Press college basketball All-America team announced Friday.