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22-12, 5th in Big 12
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Highlights: Rico Gathers

With the second of back-to-back sixth-round compensatory picks, the Cowboys rolled the dice on a basketball player. Check out some of Gathers' biggest highlights on the hardwood.

Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

Cowboys drafted Baylor basketball standout Rico Gathers in round 6, will try to turn him into Jason Witten's successor.

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Ex-Delaware G Holden transferring to S. Carolina

Kory Holden, the No. 2 available transfer in ESPN's rankings after averaging 17.7 points last season for Delaware, is transferring to South Carolina.

Mike Triplett ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Baylor basketball standout and NFL Draft hopeful Rico Gathers had an estimated 25 teams present at his pro day Monday at the Saints' facility, including a handful of tight end coaches. Gathers' trainer Mack Chuilli said they felt like he had a great showing.

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Kiper Jr.: Why not take a chance on Gathers (2:06)
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Gathers is ready to showcase his football skills (1:54)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Delaware transfer Kory Holden tells ESPN he is down to three schools: Baylor, Virginia Tech, South Carolina. 17.7 PPG. Will sit next season and have two years of eligibility. He's No. 2 in our transfer rankings.

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Rico Gathers makes leap from Baylor basketball to NFL (2:56)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Delaware transfer Kory Holden is down to five: Kansas, Baylor, Virginia Tech, South Carolina, Seton Hall.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Ex-Alabama commit Terrance Ferguson said he's considering Arizona, Kansas, Baylor, Maryland and NC State. Just visited Arizona; could decide soon.

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The block of the tourney?

Let this photo act as proof for what might be the block of the tournament. Baylor's Rico Gathers swats a shot from Yale's Nick Victor, but the Bulldogs would still prevail, claiming the 79-75 upset. Best tourney photos

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Sparty's loss busted 8.1 million brackets

In the 2016 ESPN Tournament Challenge, 8.1 million entries picked Michigan State to advance to the Final Four.

ESPN Stats & Info

No. 3 seeds from Big 12 have struggled

West Virginia became the fourth No. 3 seed from the Big 12 to lose in the round of 64 over the past two seasons.

Bears have bad company

After falling to Yale, Baylor now has a distinction no big fish wants to have. Only one other team since 2010-11 has lost to a team seeded 12th or worse in the First Round two years in a row.

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16 Stories from 16 Games (1:56)
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Le Batard's 'March Sadness' takes a first-round beating (2:56)
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'How does Yale outrebound Baylor?'

Baylor F Taurean Prince has no time for your silly questions. Perfect response

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Was the reporter's question fair?

"How did Yale out-rebound Baylor?" By the metrics, we don't think that's a fair question. The Bulldogs are actually very good at rebounding -- top 10 in the nation in offensive and defensive rebounding percentage. Brennan: Lessons learned

Team Stats

Points Per Game75.0
Rebounds Per Game32.0
Assists Per Game16.0
Points Allowed79.0Tied-99th

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