2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
27-9, 2nd in Pac-12
Ford: Poetl being considered best center NBA prospect (1:30)
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

Bucks should draft Poeltl at No. 10

Pre-lottery positioning has Milwaukee choosing 10th in the first round. Chad Ford likes Utah sophomore big man Jakob Poeltl regardless of whether Greg Monroe stays with the team after a disappointing defensive performance in 2015-16. Mock draft 6.0 (Insider)

Ron Chenoy/USA TODAY Sports

Can't put anyone above Poeltl

At least according to Dickie V, Jakob Poeltl hasn't gotten enough love. The Utah big man was head and shoulders above everyone else. Vitale's Sweet 16 moments

Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images

Utah's Poeltl declares for NBA draft

Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak believes Jakob Poeltl is the perfect example of why many college players should buck the one-and-done trend and return for their sophomore seasons.


2017 Bracketology: No. 11 Seeds

  • East: Wichita State Shockers
  • West: Utah Utes
  • South: Florida State/Ohio State
  • Midwest: San Diego State
See the full bracket

Troy Taormina/USA TODAY Sports
57dJohn Gasaway

Ranking all 78 NCAA tournament champions

Villanova captured its second national title when Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina. Where do the 2016 Wildcats rank on the list of other NCAA tournament champs?

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

Poeltl would be solid fit for Bucks

Chad Ford sees Utah sophomore Jakob Poeltl as the answer to Milwaukee's issues at center even if the Bucks can't move the incumbent Greg Monroe. Ford's mock draft 5.0 (Insider)

Sweet 16 not the same without Utes

Where to begin? Utah joins Arizona, Kentucky and Michigan State as one of the most surprising teams absent from the Sweet 16. Daily Word

AP Photo/Rick Bowmer

Utah's Poeltl has a decision to make

Jakob Poeltl scored only five points against fellow draft prospect Domantas Sabonis in Saturday's loss to Gonzaga. It's "no longer a foregone conclusion" that Poeltl enters the draft. NCAA tourney shapes draft (Insider)

Tom Pennington/Getty Images
71dRob Nelson

Worst bad beats of tourney's first weekend

As usual during the NCAA tournament, there were plenty of exciting finishes and bad beats. Rob Nelson recaps the worst of the bunch for bettors over the tourney's first weekend.

Stats & Info

Most prospects preparing at home

Most of the top 10 NBA draft prospects have one thing in common: Their seasons are over. Whether they never made the field of 68 at all or if their tourney runs ended early, only two remain to chase the title.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

If you're trying to advance to the Sweet 16, you have to play with some heart, even if you're down big. Don't see that from Utah right now. Whole group seems listless.


Gonzaga working on upset of 3-seed Utah

Two days after eliminating 6-seed Seton Hall, Gonzaga leads the Utes 44-29 at halftime. Bulldog bigs Domantas Sabonis and Kyle Wiltjer have each have 11 points. Box score

Team Stats

Points Per Game69.5
Rebounds Per Game31.0
Assists Per Game12.5
Points Allowed75.5Tied-79th

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record38-32
Championship Seasons1944
Tournament Appearances29