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Daily Word: Point guards will determine Iowa-Indiana outcome

Indiana's Yogi Ferrell and Iowa's Mike Gesell are important to Thursday's game as the Hawkeyes and Hoosiers both lean heavily on their floor generals.

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NOW: Follow college hoops

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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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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Self prepared for rematch against Sooners (5:17)
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Wooden Award: Late season Top 20 (0:40)
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How are your college hoops predictions going? (2:29)
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3-Point Shot: Ban the coach, not the team (2:18)
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Wooden Watch: Diamond Stone impressing this season (1:58)
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Roy Williams: 'I'm alive, I'm kicking' (0:36)
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Tip-in wins it for Miami (1:05)
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Badgers finding their rhythm under Greg Gard (1:25)
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Big-Game Breakdown: LSU vs. South Carolina (2:34)
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Wooden Watch: Grayson Allen's highlight reel (1:18)
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3-Point Shot: Big 12 battle in Kansas (2:57)
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Greenberg's Final Four picks (1:51)
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Medcalf: Buddy Hield rescues Oklahoma again

Buddy Hield's ability to come through in the clutch for Oklahoma has become one of the few certainties in a wild season. He did it again on Monday with a 3-pointer in the closing seconds to push OU past Texas.

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Hield: I told them I wanted the ball (2:22)

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Syracuse running away in second half

Syracuse is shooting 7-of-9 in the second half and this triple gave Michael Gbinije his eighth 20-point game of the season.

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Orange's Coleman starts half on 6-0 run

DaJuan Coleman pushed Syracuse's lead to nine with three buckets in the first two minutes of the second half. (Live on ESPN)

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Globetrotters dunk on everyone at ESPN

Bob Ley has the nickname of "The General" and the Harlem Globetrotters treated him like a Washington General.

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Noles' Bookert cuts deficit to three

Devon Bookert and Florida State trailed by 14 midway through the first half, but clawed their way back to make it a one-possession game at halftime.

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Halftime: Temple 31, UConn 29

Quenton DeCosey's fallaway jumper capped off a 9-2 run and gave the Owls the edge at the break. (Live on ESPN2)

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Minuteman's stylish finish in transition

Donte Clark went with the double-clutch dunk to put UMass ahead.

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Gbinije finishes with flush on the break

Michael Gbinije and the Orange are shooting 69.2 percent from the field early on ESPN. Syracuse is the only major conference team that has shot worse than 50 percent from the field in every game this season.

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Watch: Seminoles visit Orange

Syracuse and Florida State attempt to bolster their tournament résumés and avoid falling to .500 in ACC play. The Seminoles have won four straight, while the Orange are on a three-game win streak. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

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Watch: Temple hosts Connecticut

The Owls and Huskies each look to keep their three-game winning steaks alive as the second- and third-place teams in the American clash. Live on ESPN2 & WatchESPN

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Bizarre ending costs Boise State a win

The Broncos looked to have broken a tie with Colorado State at the buzzer with a crazy, off-balance 3-pointer. However, the officials called it off after a review.

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Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm said on ESPNU's Katz Korner that if suspended forward Jameel McKay handles the rest of this week the right way then he will play Saturday against Texas. McKay was suspended last Thursday for a practice related incident. The Cyclones won at Oklahoma State and then lost at Texas Tech without him. Prohm said he didn't want to put a game penalty on McKay until he saw how he would deal with the suspension.

The AP Top 25 went 1-4 on Wednesday

Baylor was the only Top-25 team to win on Wednesday. The other four teams in action all lost to unranked opponents.

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#Top10Thursday: College hoops' best names

No one can top Michigan State's Lourawls "Tum Tum" Nairn Jr., but that's only the beginning. Lionheart Leslie, we're also looking at you. Best names

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Melo Trimble: Maryland's savior?

"Is he a savior of the program?" fifth-year coach Mark Turgeon asks himself. "Well, we've been pretty darn good since he got here." Speak up, Melo

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Wooden Watch: Consider Villanova's Hart

The Wooden Award is still Buddy Hield's to lose, but with Villanova sitting atop the rankings, the Wildcats' best player -- junior guard Josh Hart -- shouldn't go unnoticed. Wooden Watch

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Bracketology: Oregon safest bet in Pac-12

There are a lot of teams in the mix in the Pac-12, but Joe Lunardi feels good about one: Oregon. The Ducks have risen all the way up to a No. 2 seed. Bracketology

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UVa's Brogdon find home on 'the Range'

There's no bathroom or air conditioning, but the prestige of being selected to live in the University of Virginia's historical center was enough for senior guard Malcolm Brogdon. Unique accomodations

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Simmons shows why he's projected No. 1

LSU's Ben Simmons flashed his speed and hops as he finished this dunk through contact.

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LSU's Simmons: Goal is NCAA tourney

Ben Simmons discusses how he's dealt with the attention he is receiving this season and what it would mean to get the Tigers to the NCAA tournament.

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Texas Tech pulls off upset vs. Iowa State

The Red Raiders earned their first win over a ranked team this season with an 85-82 win at home.

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