Chad Ford provides the latest intel on which players are entering the 2016 NBA draft and which are staying put.
2016 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/13W 78-64
- 11/15W 83-58
- 11/17W 58-55
- 11/18IKOW 78-40
- 11/19W 89-42
- 11/2225L 73-67
- 11/24W 63-57
- 11/28L 69-66
- 12/3W 61-57
- 12/9W 69-63
- 12/11W 71-53
- 12/19W 74-45
- 12/28L 85-81
- 1/2W 75-47
- 1/8W 84-67
- 1/10W 92-74
- 1/14W 68-56
- 1/16W 85-70
- 1/18W 96-65
- 1/22L 73-62
- 1/24W 71-46
- 1/28W 77-52
- 1/30W 97-68
- 2/6W 73-55
- 2/11W 64-52
- 2/13L 61-59
- 2/16W 66-43
- 2/19W 86-84
- 2/21W 90-74
- 2/26W 80-76
- 2/28W 70-68
- 3/7L 99-92
- 3/158W 84-73
- 3/174W 81-69
- 3/222W 60-44
- 3/292W 72-70
- 3/314L 76-60
- Full Schedule
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Vanderbilt has hired Valparaiso's Bryce Drew to become the Commodores' new coach; sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman it's a six-year deal.
Vanderbilt eyes Drew as next coach
Vanderbilt has targeted Valparaiso's Bryce Drew and the two sides are moving towards an agreement, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman and multiple reports. The Crusaders are 124-49 in Drew's five years as coach. He would replace Kevin Stallings, who left last week to take the head job at Pittsburgh.
Sources told ESPN that Vanderbilt is seeking a deal with Valparaiso coach Bryce Drew, who has been the head coach of the Crusaders for the past five seasons with a 124-49 record.
George Washington won its first National Invitation Tournament championship, getting 18 points from Kevin Larsen and pulling away in the second half to beat Valparaiso 76-60 on Thursday night.
George Washington wins NIT Championship
With a 76-60 win over 1-seed Valparaiso, the Colonials finished their season with a school-record 28 wins and their first postseason tournament title. Kevin Larsen led George Washington with 18 points. Box score
Valpo needs comeback in NIT championship
E. Victor Nickerson's dunk put a dent in George Washington's lead, but the Crusaders still trail by double digits late in the game on ESPN.
Colonials open up double-digit lead
A deep 3-pointer from Matt Hart gave George Washington its largest lead of the NIT Championship. (Live on ESPN)
Colonials start second half on 7-2 run
Patricio Garino's 3 gave him 11 points in the game and put George Washington up by six in the NIT Championship. (Live on ESPN)
Drop-off pass for the dunk
Darien Walker served up a delightful dish and Vashil Fernandez dropped it through the hoop. The NIT championship is live on ESPN.
NIT title game: George Washington-Valpo
Valparaiso has already set a school record for wins in a season (30), while George Washington tied its single-season record (27). Both schools are appearing in their first NIT title game. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
NIT can be springboard for next season
Since the NCAA tournament expanded in 1985, 56 percent of NIT champions have made the NCAA tournament in the following season.