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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.

Brennan: 'Maryland's defense has been excellent all season' (1:09)
3-Point Shot: Cyclones' McKay could return vs. Texas (2:02)
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.

Martin hoping to open the door for other minorities in basketball (2:24)
Rodriguez's journey from Puerto Rico to college hoops (3:00)
Bill Walton: Master of the glockenspiel (0:45)
Chris Mack: 'We want to be known for our toughness' (4:05)
3-Point Shot: LSU still a tournament team (2:22)
The Big 12 circle of parity (2:23)
Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon's unique housing arrangements (2:15)
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.

Simmons wants to lead Tigers to NCAA tournament (3:42)
Bizarre sequence costs Boise State a win (1:26)
Self prepared for rematch against Sooners (5:17)
Wooden Award: Late season Top 20 (0:40)
How are your college hoops predictions going? (2:29)
3-Point Shot: Ban the coach, not the team (2:18)
Wooden Watch: Diamond Stone impressing this season (1:58)
Roy Williams: 'I'm alive, I'm kicking' (0:36)
Tip-in wins it for Miami (1:05)
Badgers finding their rhythm under Greg Gard (1:25)


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. Bubble Watch

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Bill Walton plays the glockenspiel

And can't tell the difference between a bear and a beaver.


Brennan: Maryland's shot to step it up

Eamonn Brennan: "Defense has really been Maryland's calling card so far. ... Unveiling some of [its] elite offense against Wisconsin on Saturday would be a good step towards the NCAA tournament."


What do 25 3-pointers in a game look like?

Let Montana State show you.


Tom Crean gets his pregame stretching in

Even coaches have to stay limber at Indiana.


Bill Walton helps keep Berkeley weird

He played the glockenspiel, saluted Thomas Edison, and wore that shirt.


Globetrotters dunk on everyone at ESPN

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


Southpaw slam fires up Walton

Cal's Jaylen Brown threw down a vicious left-handed dunk that had Bill Walton screaming "Keep Berkeley weird."


Minuteman's stylish finish in transition

Donte Clark went with the double-clutch dunk for UMass.


Buzzer-beater forces double overtime

Colorado's George King hit a fallaway 3-pointer as time expired to send the Buffaloes into double overtime.


Indiana surges later to top No. 4 Iowa

The Hoosiers moved into a three-way tie for the Big Ten lead with an 85-78 win.


California rolls past No. 11 Oregon

The Golden Bears won 83-63 to pick up their largest victory over a top-15 team since 1995-96.


Montana State hits 25 3's in 101-58 victory

The Bobcats shot 58.1 percent from distance as they hit the second-most 3-pointers in a single game against a Division I opponent in NCAA history. Box score

Indiana knocks off No. 4 Iowa

The Hoosiers improved to 6-1 over the last five seasons at home against top-5 opponents with an 85-78 win to move into a tie atop the Big Ten standings. Indiana's bench outscored Iowa's 28-0. Box score


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This was a HUGE victory for Indiana -- not just because it gave the Hoosiers a much-needed "resume" win, and because they did it with an off-game from Yogi Ferrell -- but because four of IU's final six games are against the likes of Michigan State (road), Purdue, Iowa (road) and Maryland.

Reverse slam caps off Cal's win

Jabari Bird put the finishing touch on the Golden Bears' blowout victory.


No. 11 Oregon toppled by Cal 83-63

Jabari Bird scored a game-high 24 points as the Golden Bears won their third straight matchup against a ranked team. Box score


No. 4 Iowa in trouble on the road

Indiana has pushed its lead back to nine with less than four minutes to play. The Hawkeyes' Jarrod Uthoff has a game-high 23 points, but the Hoosiers have gathered 18 offensive rebounds. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN

Syracuse wins fourth straight

The Orange dominated the second half against Florida State to earn an 85-72 win and capture their seventh win in eight games.


Golden Bears punishing the rim vs. Ducks

Tyrone Wallace and Cal have built a 24-point lead at home over No. 11 Oregon.


Uthoff's slam pulls Hawkeyes even on ESPN

The Hawkeyes have climbed out of a 16-point hole in Assembly Hall to tie the game early in the second half on this dunk by Jarrod Uthoff.


Cal starts second half in style

A block on defense and a monster slam in transition at the other end put the Golden Bears up by 20 over No. 11 Oregon on ESPN2.


No. 4 Iowa down 45-38 in Assembly Hall

Tom Crean had to be pleased with Indiana's 3-point shooting as the Hoosiers went 7-of-13 from distance. And when they missed, they attacked the glass, pulling down 12 offensive rebounds on 17 missed shots. Live on ESPN