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Kansas, Oklahoma prepared to write an epic sequel?

The rematch between Kansas and Oklahoma has a lot to live up to, but if Saturday's Big 12 duel is anywhere close to as good as the first installment, fans are in for a treat.

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Don't miss a minute of college basketball action in Now. We've got the scores, the fantastic plays and the top-notch reaction -- it's all here. Check it out.

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Weekend Preview: Kansas vs. Oklahoma (2:03)
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Calipari ejected less than three minutes into game (2:29)
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Bubble Watch: Time is running out for LSU

The most interesting team in Bubble Watch history got more interesting with a loss at South Carolina. Saturday's date with Texas A&M is one of few opportunities remaining for the Tigers.

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Weekend Preview: Virginia vs Duke (2:10)
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Medcalf: Time for Simmons to rise up (0:57)
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Weekend Preview: Texas A&M vs. LSU (1:59)
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3-Point Shot: Cyclones' McKay could return vs. Texas (2:02)
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Brennan: 'Maryland's defense has been excellent all season' (1:09)
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Lange: Weekend's best college hoops bets

ESPN Insider Andrew Lange outlines the best value bets among Saturday's slate of college basketball games, including Texas vs. Iowa State and Kansas vs. Oklahoma.

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California takes down No. 11 Oregon (1:02)
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Brown: Indiana relying on small lineup to pay B1G dividends

Indiana pulled into a three-way tie for the Big Ten lead by beating No. 4 Iowa in a game that showcased the Hoosiers' offensive ups and downs. Their small lineup rallied with a second-half run after losing a big lead in the first half.

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Martin hoping to open the door for other minorities in basketball (2:24)
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Rodriguez's journey from Puerto Rico to college hoops (3:00)
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Bill Walton: Master of the glockenspiel (0:45)
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Chris Mack: 'We want to be known for our toughness' (4:05)
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3-Point Shot: LSU still a tournament team (2:22)
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The Big 12 circle of parity (2:23)
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Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon's unique housing arrangements (2:15)
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Jay Bilas' pick to win it all: Maryland (1:50)
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Medcalf: It's hard to appreciate Simmons on a bubble team

Ben Simmons couldn't rally LSU past South Carolina, despite another game showcasing his unique skills. It's difficult to appreciate what Simmons can do, since he's spending his only season of college hoops on a bubble team.

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Simmons wants to lead Tigers to NCAA tournament (3:42)
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Bizarre sequence costs Boise State a win (1:26)
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Wooden Award: Late season Top 20 (0:40)

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No. 20 Friars hang on to pass Hoyas

Friars F Rodney Bullock led all scorers with 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Kris Dunn and Ben Bentil combined for 36 points to edge the Hoyas 75-72. Box score

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Caris LeVert in the game for Michigan

LeVert just checked in vs. No. 18 Purdue for his first appearance in a game since Dec. 30. Michigan is 7-4 without LeVert this season and 11-3 when he is in the lineup. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Calipari thrown out in under 3 minutes

With just 2:26 gone in the game against South Carolina, John Calipari got two technical fouls and was ejected.

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No. 10 West Virginia rolls to win

Eleven Mountaineers scored, and four went to double figures, as West Virginia crushed TCU 73-42. TCU's Chauncey Collins had a game-high 20 points. Box score

Watch: No. 18 Purdue at Michigan

Three of Purdue's five losses have come on the road, but Michigan is 2-11 against ranked opponents since the start of the season. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Murray gets major air for dunk

Kentucky's Jamal Murray has major leaping ability, and he threw it down here.

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UNI takes down No. 25 Shockers in Wichita

The Panthers took down their third top 25 opponent this season as they beat the Shockers 53-50, ending Wichita State's home win streak at 43 games (was the longest active streak in the nation). Box score

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Wichita State's first home loss since Feb. of 2013 comes against Northern Iowa. Shockers can ill-afford another loss down the stretch or else may need to win the Missouri Valley tourney to get into NCAA tournament. Wichita has lost 2 of last 3 -- at Illinois State and home against N Iowa.

Chad Fords Big Board 5.0

The current top 30, based on Fords intel from NBA teams and scouts, features five seniors, one new lottery pick -- and Ben Simmons. 5.0 (Insider)

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Kentucky goes off the window for a slam

Talk about a slick transition -- Tyler Ulis' dish came off the backboard, and Marcus Lee finished with a dunk. Game is live on ESPN.

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Clear the way for Wes Washpun

The Northern Iowa guard drove through the lane and slammed one home in the second half vs. No. 25 Wichita State on ESPN2.

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West Virginia up big at the half

The Mountaineers have almost doubled up the TCU Horned Frogs at the break. It's 41-22. Watch on ESPNU, WatchESPN

No. 15 Texas A&M at LSU

Ben Simmons is looking to have more success against a ranked team than he has so far this season: Simmons averages 12.7 points per game against ranked opponents this season, compared with 20.4 points per game vs unranked teams. Follow live

Happy birthday, Coach K!

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski turns 69 today, and his team takes on No. 7 Virginia at 4:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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Who needs Calipari when you have Kenny Payne? Just kidding, Big Blue Nation! On a serious note, Tyler Ulis has played as well over past month as anyone in the country. Yes, that includes Buddy Hield.

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Kenny Payne on Calipari ejection: "Well, it's been a tough situation without Cal out here."

Hustle leads to flow for Wildcats

An offensive rebound led to a nifty alley-oop play for Kentucky. Game is live on ESPN.

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Zach Brown forces shot clock violation

Northern Iowa G Wes Washpun could not get past Browns defensive pressure. Wichita State trails by three against Northern Iowa on ESPN2.

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Murray does it all himself

Jamal Murray got the steal, saw the clear path to the basket and got the dunk. No. 22 Kentucky has the lead against South Carolina on ESPN.

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Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyler Ulis has to be an emotional leader for Kentucky right now. Can't let the Wildcats lose their composure on the road without their head coach.