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Who's taking the last shot for your top-25 team?

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.

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Big 12 stability: Would Bill Self jump to NBA?

Bill Self has had a great run in Kansas. Would he ever bolt for the NBA? Don't be surprised. Our Big 12 coach stability rankings wonder who else might leave or be pushed.

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Alternative professions for top-25 coaches

Most coaches are basketball lifers, but they have other interests, too. If the heads of each top 25 college basketball program weren't coaching, which lines of work would they pursue?

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The players who could one day be coaches

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.

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Best NBA draft prospect on each top-25 team

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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Future reality TV star on each top-25 team

The appetite for the next reality TV show seems to keep growing. So each top-25 college basketball team must have a candidate for that future show's star. Who's yours?

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The recruit you should know on each top-25 team

Freshmen can change the shape of nearly every top-25 college basketball roster, and next season's group is no different. Each top-25 team has a new player to get familiar with.

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Can WVU thrive amid more turnover?

West Virginia had already lost seniors Jaysean Paige and Jonathan Holton before underclassman Devin Williams left for the NBA. We'll see how Bob Huggins' program fares with this significant retooling. Revised Way-Too-Early Top 25

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How will the Big 12 race play out in 2016-17?

Three Big 12 schools have hired new coaches since the season ended. Will the newcomers be able to shake up the conference's traditional pecking order?


2017 Bracketology: No. 3 Seeds

  • East: Xavier Musketeers
  • West: Louisville Cardinals
  • South: West Virginia Mountaineers
  • Midwest: North Carolina Tar Heels
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Williams exit could be troublesome

The Mountaineers will still have most of their backcourt personnel in the mix no matter what forward Devin Williams decides to do. But losing a guy who grabs 15 percent of available offensive boards and 29 percent defensively would, obviously, hurt. Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Bolomboy, Paige lead West over East in ASG

Weber State's Joel Bolomboy had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the West to an 89-85 win over the East in the NCAA All-Star game Friday.

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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.

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Two huge moments that we'll remember

Stephen F. Austin's Thomas Walkup and Middle Tennessee's Reggie Upshaw both made big plays to seal huge upsets Friday, and they each celebrated in style. Insta-memories

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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.

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Poor passing doomed West Virginia

Stephen F. Austin's tenacious defense deserves credit, but according to West Virginia coach Bob Huggins, his Mountaineers were exposed. "We can't pass," Huggins said. "But we haven't been able to pass all year." Brennan: Fatal flaws

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Lumberjacks tie tournament record

Stephen F. Austin's 14-point win over West Virginia tied the NCAA tournament record for largest win by a No. 14 seed.

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'Walkup' to the line, please

Not only was Thomas Walkup hitting them from the line, but he was also knocking them down from just about anywhere from the field. He scored 25 of the Lumberjacks' 28 points in the second half. How's that for making a difference?

Team Stats

Points Per Game79.240th
Rebounds Per Game39.244th
Assists Per Game14.882nd
Points Allowed66.6Tied-53rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours2
Tournament Record27-27
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances27