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  1. Players to watch: Small forwards

    Myron Medcalf

    This week, ESPN.com will feature a position-by-position look at players to watch for the 2014-15 season. In 2003, a young man from Akron, Ohio, excelled during his rookie season in the NBA (20.9 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 5.9 APG, 1.6 SPG) and crushed philosop...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  2. Chaz Williams remembers his father while playing for his daughter...

    Myron Medcalf

    UMass guard Chaz Williams lost his father, who taught him the game and fostered a love for the sport, at 9 years old. Now a dad himself, he plays to connect with his gone father and to provide for his daughter.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2013
  3. Kentucky stacks nonconference slate

    Myron Medcalf

    I know, I know. More Kentucky hype. Enough is enough already, right? Well ... no. John Calipari has signed five of the top-9 prospects in America (Julius Randle, Aaron Harrison, Andrew Harrison, Dakari Johnson and James Young), according to ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  4. Myron Medcalf's 10 weekend predictions

    Myron Medcalf

    One man's predictions for an always unpredictable weekend of college basketball. I'm sure one or two of you might disagree with these: Saturday Duke at North Carolina, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN -- No need to prolong the discussion on this one. If you wat...

    Blog | March 08, 2013
  5. Saddle Up: Kansas playing for payback, 1st

    Myron Medcalf

    Saddle Up is our semi-daily preview of the night's best basketball action. No. 9 Kansas at No. 14 Oklahoma State, 9 p.m. ET, ESPN2 Kansas' three-game losing streak in early February -- the one that temporarily blew its bandwagon into a ditch on...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. Mid-major Report: Montana Grizzlies' Will Cherry fights through a...

    Myron Medcalf

    Fight for what you want. It's a simple message Will Cherry's mom told her son in times of trouble. After a devastating injury in September, the Montana star did just that.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2013
  7. Rapid Reaction: Michigan 83, Minnesota 75

    Myron Medcalf

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The matchup between No. 5 Michigan and No. 9 Minnesota at the Barn on Thursday night was billed as a battle between a pair of top-10 squads fighting to maintain their voice in the Big Ten title discussion. But the Gophers were silent. ...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  8. Journey to the Tourney: Mich.-Minnesota

    Myron Medcalf

    Thursday's matchup between No. 9 Minnesota and No. 5 Michigan at the Barn in Minneapolis will feature two of the best teams in the Big Ten. Both squads, however, are coming off weekend road losses (Minnesota to Indiana, Michigan to Ohio State) that c...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  9. Closer Look: Illinois 85, Gonzaga 74

    Myron Medcalf

    Overview: No. 10 Gonzaga (9-1) confirmed every perennial doubt about its ability to compete with more athletic and versatile squads from power conferences. No. 13 Illinois proved that it can compete with elite teams, even on the road. This was a big ...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  10. Midnight Madness proposal goes viral

    Myron Medcalf

    Craig Heatherly and Linaya Hass -- stars in the video of a Midnight Madness surprise proposal that's drawn more than 9,000 views through Tuesday night -- barely survived their first date. Heatherly, an assistant at Davenport University (NAIA) in G...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  11. Butler auctioning chance to walk with Blue

    Myron Medcalf

    For the right price, Butler will give a few fans a chance to walk with its beloved mascot, Butler Blue II, prior to a home game. The winner of separate auctions, which will end Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET, will hold his leash as starting lineups are annou...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  12. Jones delivers flowers after signing a baby

    Myron Medcalf

    As he tried to save a loose ball in a Final Four matchup against Louisville, former Kentucky star Terrence Jones collided with a diminutive Cardinals cheerleader named Jerica Logue. Jones is 6-foot-9, 252 pounds. Logue is a fraction of his size. ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  13. Thomas' return keeps OSU in Big Ten elite

    Myron Medcalf

    Until he misfired during a Final Four loss against Kansas (9 points), forward Deshaun Thomas had been the best player --- arguably -- on the Buckeyes' roster throughout the NCAA tournament. The left-hander's versatility fueled Ohio State's run to ...

    Blog | April 07, 2012
  14. Rapid Reaction: NC State 66, G'town 63

    Myron Medcalf

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Instant analysis of NC State's 66-63 win over Georgetown. Overview: NC State started cold. In the first 10 minutes, 9 seconds of its third-round matchup against Georgetown at Nationwide Arena on Sunday, it recorded just two field...

    Blog | March 18, 2012
  15. Previewing Columbus: Evening games

    Myron Medcalf

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The fun continues at Nationwide Arena on Friday night with an appearance by a 1-seed and an 8-9 matchup featuring two squads that play opposing styles. Memphis is fast. St. Louis is slow. Which style will dictate the tempo? Michigan ...

    Blog | March 16, 2012
  16. Rapid Reaction: MSU 65, Wisconsin 52

    Myron Medcalf

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Spartans were looking for Draymond Green, this season's Big Ten Player of the Year, to make something happen. But the senior struggled in the first half (two points) as the Badgers jumped out to a 20-9 lead. But the Spartans got a...

    Blog | March 10, 2012