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19-15, 7th in American

Marc J. Spears, The Undefeated The Undefeated 

Memphis forward Dedric Lawson has entered the NBA Draft, but will not hire an agent, a source told The Undefeated. He averaged 15.8 points and 9.3 rebounds as a freshman. Lawson previously announced he was returning to school, but sent in the paperwork today to apply for the NBA draft.

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Breaking down the Tubby Smith hire at Memphis (4:15)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

A Texas Tech official told ESPN that Tubby Smith called AD Kirby Hocutt this morning that he was accepting the Memphis job. Smith had three years remaining on his contract and is obligated to pay a $900,000 buyout to the school.

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Tubby Smith joins Memphis on five-year deal

Tubby Smith has agreed to be Memphis' men's basketball coach, signing a five-year, $15.45 million deal. Smith joins the Tigers after leading Texas Tech to the NCAA tournament this past season.

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Chances Tubby Smith heads to Memphis? (2:39)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Josh Pastner's deal at Georgia Tech expected to be six years at $11 million overall. Salary will climb each year. He had four years left at Memphis at $10-plus million. So yes this is a much better deal. Pastner was in Little Rock, Ark, recruiting Wednesday when he got the call. He has been with Georgia Tech officials the past 30-plus hours figuring out deal.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Josh Pastner has been looking for a way out of Memphis but wasn't going to leave money on the table. He would have gone to TCU. He will land better at Georgia Tech once this is official, which I agree @GoodmanESPN will be later today.

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Pastner: Ga. Tech rebound won't happen overnight

Hired by Georgia Tech on Friday, Josh Pastner knows the Yellow Jackets face a couple of years of rebuilding before they can expect to compete at a high level in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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26dJeff Goodman

Sources: Georgia Tech targets Memphis' Pastner

Georgia Tech is targeting Memphis coach Josh Pastner after firing Brian Gregory last week, sources told ESPN. A deal could be finalized Friday, a source said.

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Signal-callers jockeying for position

In Mel Kiper's Mock Draft 4.0, Carson Wentz is Cleveland-bound. By pick No. 15, each of the top QBs are expected to be off the board.

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All on the line (4:43)
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Was buyout a factor in Memphis' keeping Pastner? (2:19)

Pastner to remain as Memphis coach

The university president and athletic director said in a statement Friday that Josh Pastner will remain as head basketball coach, despite missing the NCAA tournament two years in a row. Story

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49dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Sources: Pacific offers head gig to Stoudamire

Memphis assistant coach Damon Stoudamire is likely to accept Pacific's offer for its head-coaching job, sources said.