After posting a losing record last season, UCLA coach Steve Alford needs a strong 2016-2017 campaign. How secure is Arizona's Sean Miller? We rank the stability of each Pac-12 coach's post.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/13W 80-52
- 11/1620W 74-67
- 11/20W 77-59
- 11/22W 73-67
- 11/25W 91-68
- 11/30W 78-73
- 12/4L 80-69
- 12/7W 67-47
- 12/12L 74-72
- 12/15W 78-63
- 12/18W 94-73
- 12/21W 72-68
- 12/29W 88-60
- 1/3L 70-57
- 1/6W 68-65
- 1/10W 71-58
- 1/14W 77-59
- 1/17L 91-87
- 1/2121W 89-81
- 1/23W 86-72
- 1/2818W 83-75
- 1/31W 91-74
- 2/4W 76-56
- 2/7W 76-66
- 2/11L 83-63
- 2/13L 76-72
- 2/20W 91-81
- 2/24W 76-62
- 2/28W 86-73
- 3/2W 76-68
- 3/5W 76-66
- 3/10W 83-77
- 3/1115W 95-89
- 3/1212W 88-57
- 3/1816W 91-52
- 3/208W 69-64
- 3/244W 82-68
- 3/262L 80-68
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With the game on the line, some players are better suited than others to have the ball in their hands. Each top-25 team has a player who should have the rock in the game's final seconds.
The Maui Invitational announced its field on Tuesday with No. 1 seeds from last season's NCAA tournament North Carolina and Oregon leading the charge.
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Brandon McCoy remains priority target
McCoy was forced to miss the Peach Jam because of an injury he suffered in the spring, but the recruitment buzz across the country hasn't slowed around the big man. Post-Peach Jam updates (Insider)
Top rising senior DeAndre Ayton and top rising junior Marvin Bagley III have plenty in common, on and off the court.
Will Bagley break out this week?
Marvin Bagley III is termed as a "must-see" player because of his skill level at his size. The 2018 prospect is without a doubt the best rising junior in the nation, and he's got some teams out west salivating. Five players to watch at Peach Jam (Insider)
Some players just understand the game, see the floor better. One day you might see these guys pacing the sidelines instead of running the floor. Here are the future coaches on every top 25 team.
The former Villanova guard is expected to contribute to a Ducks team that won the Pac-12 title and made the Elite Eight.
North Carolina coach Roy Williams is taking a page out of Willie Nelson's book. Kentucky's unapologetic program channeling Beyoncé? There's a song out there for every top-25 team.
Oregon could lose multiple players to the NBA next spring, so the Ducks are preparing by pursuing plenty of scorers and an elite frontcourt prospect.
The 2016 NBA draft is just one day away, but it's not too soon to identify future prospects. The next crop of NBA All-Stars will be playing college hoops next season for the nation's top teams.
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Chatter over a handshake somewhat overshadowed the Ducks' run to the Elite Eight last season. This time the focus should be on the court.
Oregon will be elite again next season
Both Dillon Brooks and Tyler Dorsey announced their returns to Oregon within hours of each other on draft decision day. Chris Boucher also returns to the loaded Ducks. Way-Too-Early Top 25
Oregon finished on top of the Pac-12 last season and made a run to the Elite Eight. With loads of talent returning, will the Ducks continue their reign?
Ducks are Final Four contenders
Oregon could have lost Dillon Brooks and Tyler Dorsey to the NBA draft, but both are returning to Eugene. After these decisions, the Ducks are Pac-12 favorites again. Offseason winners and losers (Insider)
Chad Ford provides the latest intel on which players are entering the 2016 NBA draft and which are staying put.
Pac-12 champs return Brooks and Dorsey
Dillon Brooks and Tyler Dorsey are both expected to withdraw from the NBA draft and return to Oregon, Jeff Goodman reports. The duo led the Ducks to a No. 6 ranking in the final USA Today Coaches Poll of last season.
Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider
Official decisions left (14 remain) before tonight's 11:59 deadline: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); James Blackmon (Indiana), Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Isaiah Briscoe (Kentucky), Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska), Troy Williams (Indiana).
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, and Tyler Dorsey will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, sources told ESPN.
Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider
Official decisions coming tomorrow for about 20 players who have tested the waters: Roscoe Allen (Stanford); James Blackmon (Indiana), Jaron Blossomgame (Clemson), Isaiah Briscoe (Kentucky), Dillon Brooks (Oregon), Tyler Dorsey (Oregon), Josh Hart (Villanova), Nikola Jovanovic (USC), Marcus Lee (Kentucky), Malik Newman (Miss St), Chinanu Onuaku (Louisville), Alec Peters (Valpo), Pascal Siakam (NM State), Caleb Swanigan (Purdue), Melo Trimble (Maryland), Andrew White (Nebraska), Isaiah Whitehead (Seton Hall), Troy Williams (Indiana).
Another year in Eugene for Brooks?
Despite an impressive season, Dillon Brooks wasn't invited to the NBA combine. NBA executives and Jeff Goodman seem to be in agreement on what the best option is for the sophomore Duck. Will they stay or will they go (Insider)