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Giant Killers: Upsets likely to come from VCU, other mid-majors

Which smaller-conference teams can pull off big upsets in March? VCU is one of several squads that higher seeds won't want to face in the bracket.

3-Point Shot: Ban the coach, not the team (2:18)
Wooden Watch: Diamond Stone impressing this season (1:58)
How are your college hoops predictions going? (2:29)
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)
Big-Game Breakdown: LSU vs. South Carolina (2:34)
Wooden Watch: Grayson Allen's highlight reel (1:18)
3-Point Shot: Big 12 battle in Kansas (2:57)
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.

Hield: I told them I wanted the ball (2:22)
Bilas: North Carolina has a gear no one else has (3:00)
Risk worth the gamble for UROC in OT (0:15)
Bracketology: Maryland's case for No. 1 (3:32)
Bracketology: Cuse in, Clemson out (2:47)
3-Point Shot: West Virginia team of the week (1:46)
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On the Quad: Will Maryland, Villanova or both be No. 1?

It hasn't been an easy year trying to figure out the No. 1 team in the nation. It's not going to get easier for the pollsters this week, since they'll have two new choices to consider. Which will they select?.

When court-storming is banned after upsetting No. 1, the team goes into the crowd (0:44)
Why fight when you can dab (0:24)


Roy Williams liekly back at next practice

The North Carolina coach is expected to be at the team's next practice and game following a bout with vertigo that sidelined him for part of Tuesday's win at Boston College. The school told ESPN's Andy Katz the coach is "feeling much better."

Football player hits 3-point conversion

Will this be Boise State kicker Dan Goodale's most memorable field goal ever?


C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Men's basketball committee chair Joe Castiglione had potentially good news for teams like Monmouth that generally have to win an automatic qualifying bid: "Typically we have between 9-11 conferences that send multiple teams to the tournament. This year I think you could make the case for about 14 leagues" if the top team fails to win the AQ. Perhaps Arkansas-Little Rock & Valparaiso fit that category too? We'll find out in just over a month.

Revised college hoops picks

Our experts were mixed before the season. Some liked Kansas. Others liked North Carolina. Where do they stand now? Well, they definitely like Buddy Hield. Picks

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Bilas Index: Seeing a soft bubble

The Bilastrator sat down to order the best 68 teams in the land and realized something: Some teams in his list don't have the most compelling arguments to even be included. Bilas Index (Insider)

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Roy Williams collapses, helped to locker room

The UNC coach fell in the huddle during Tuesday's game against Boston College but was able to walk off the court and was helped back to the locker room. The school later said he was suffering from vertigo but was doing OK.


'Steve, open up the wallet, bro'

A Kentucky freshman was spotted at the game with a sign that says "My boss said if I get on TV he would give me a raise." Your move, Steve.


Giant Killers: Mid-majors ripe for upsets

Which smaller-conference teams can pull off big upsets in March? VCU is one of several squads that higher seeds won't want to face in the bracket. Giant Killers (Insider)

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UNC's Johnson throws down with authority

Not sure what got Brice Johnson mad, but he took it out on the rim.


Roy Williams: 'I'm alive, I'm kicking'

North Carolina coach Roy Williams explains the issues he has had with vertigo and how hes feeling after collapsing in the first half of the Tar Heels win against Boston College.


Miami pulls off half-court alley-oop

Angel Rodriguez and Davon Reed teamed up for a SportsCenter Top 10 nominee.


Tennessee tries to emulate Monmouth

The Volunteers bench had a celebration that would make Monmouth proud by "eating a bowl of cereal" after a layup.


Rodriguez's tip-in wins it for Miami

5-foot-11 PG Angel Rodriguez went among the trees to get No. 12 Miami a comeback victory over Pitt.


Best sports photos of the week

Von Miller strips the ball from Cam, President Obama cracks jokes and the Fighting Irish take down the Tar Heels. Photos

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Lee rises up, throws down alley-oop

Isaiah Briscoe finds Marcus Lee. Marcus Lee finds the basket. No. 22 Kentucky is cruising past Georgia live on ESPN.


Villanova cruises in first game as No. 1

The newly-appointed No. 1 rolled over DePaul tonight 86-59 with Josh Hart providing a game-high 18 points. The Wildcats are 11-1 in the Big East. Box score


Creighton upsets No. 5 Xavier

Maurice Watson Jr. poured in a game-high 32 points as the Bluejays cruised 70-56 at home and handed the Musketeers just their third loss this season.


UNC escapes BC's upset bid

The 9th-ranked Tar Heels came back from a halftime deficit to grab the 68-65 win over the Eagles, who fell to 0-11 in the ACC. UNC coach Roy Williams left the game after collapsing due to vertigo, but is doing OK, a school spokesman said. Box score


Highlights: Purdue tops Michigan St. in OT

Michigan State erased a 17-point deficit, but it was not enough as Purdue held on for an 82-81 overtime win.


Kentucky running past Georgia at Rupp

Tyler Ulis helped Kentucky close the half on a 14-2 run over the final four minutes as the No. 22 Wildcats lead the Bulldogs 42-24 at the break. (Live on ESPN)


No. 1 Villanova cruising past DePaul

The Wildcats are showing no jitters in their first game as the No. 1 team in the country, leading DePaul by more than 20 early in the second half. Follow live


Purdue outlasts Michigan State in OT

Rapheal Davis' free throw with less than 5 seconds left was the difference as the No. 18 Boilermakers beat the No. 8 Spartans 82-81 despite blowing a 16-point halftime lead. Box score


Eagles fly high in Chestnut Hill

Eli Carter's precise lob from near half court was nice, but Garland Owens' finish on the alley-oop was better.


Kansas beats WVU, creates Big 12 logjam

The Jayhawks took down the Mountaineers 75-65 to move into a three-way tie with Oklahoma and West Virginia at 8-3 in the conference. Perry Ellis topped all scorers with 21 points. Box score