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  1. Myron Medcalf: My dinner companions

    Myron Medcalf

    It's almost time for high school seniors to start filling out their college applications, on which they'll answer essay questions like the standard: If you could invite five people, living or dead, to dinner, who would it be and why? That got us to t...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  2. UCLA Bruins' Pauley Pavilion court flooded as water main breaks

    Myron Medcalf

    A massive water main break that flooded parts of UCLA's campus, including Pauley Pavilion, threatened to ruin the Bruins' home floor and do similar damage to other buildings Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  3. Best Offensive Teams in 2014-15

    Myron Medcalf

    The 2014-15 campaign, believe it or not, will begin in a few months. Don't worry, college basketball fans. It's coming. Today, we'll take a look at next year's top offensive teams -- and a few programs that could use some help -- entering the upco...

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  4. ADs fighting to keep good coaches

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 13: VCU's Shaka Smart. On Thursday, we release No. 12. It begins again each year. Ed Mc...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  5. Hoiberg takes risks, succeeds with transfers

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: Over the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. On Monday, we unveil No. 15: Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg. On Tuesday, we release No. 14. He had a plan, but he di...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  6. What Mudiay means for Larry Brown

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: During the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball, as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 21: SMU's Larry Brown. On Monday, we release No. 20. At the time, many thought former SM...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  7. Life without Doug McDermott won't be easy

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: Over the next five weeks, we will reveal the top 50 coaches in college basketball as decided by our ESPN Forecast panel. Today we unveil No. 23: Creighton's Greg McDermott. On Thursday, we release No. 22. During the past three seaso...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  8. Top coaches: Biggest surprises

    Myron Medcalf

    ESPN.com has decided to rank college basketball's top coaches. On Monday, Nos. 50-25 were announced. Some might think that a few coaches were too high or too low, and there were some surprises in this batch of rankings. Here are a few surprises fr...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  9. What happens after coaching?

    Myron Medcalf

    Jud Heathcote left East Lansing, Michigan, after he retired and headed west. In Spokane, Washington, Heathcote's new home offered solace from the grind he'd embraced since the 1970s, the life he led until he handed over the Michigan State program ...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  10. Which are college hoops' bad jobs?

    Myron Medcalf

    There are, within college basketball, some jobs that wouldn't be considered the most desirable posts. And yes, all college basketball jobs are challenging. But certain jobs seem to possess more obstacles than the rest. It's always an achievement t...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  11. Looking at the bad head coaching jobs in college basketball

    Myron Medcalf

    Being a Division I college basketball coach is a good gig. But that doesn't mean that all the jobs are good jobs. There are some bad ones.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  12. What would it take: Fred Hoiberg

    Myron Medcalf

    Editor's note: Some coaches' names always seem to come up for other jobs. But what would it take for them to actually leave? This week, we'll look at the names most often mentioned. Today, we look at Iowa State's Fred Hoiberg. Ames, Iowa, is a tow...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  13. What would it take: The big names

    Myron Medcalf

    College coaches change jobs all the time. And if they don't change, it doesn't mean they aren't rumored to be on the move. What would it take for certain coaches to leave? That's what we'll be examining this week on ESPN.com. While the rest of the we...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  14. College stars shrink at NBA draft combine

    Myron Medcalf

    On Thursday, the NBA draft combine offered a revealing portrait of the college game's great deception. If we're going to talk about shot clocks, block-charge rules and timeouts, then this must be addressed in the coming years, too. I'm talking ...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  15. Position battles: Small forwards

    Myron Medcalf

    Some of the best one-on-one matchups will take place before the college basketball season tips off. They will come in the form of position battles within a team to determine a starter, which in some cases will shape an entire lineup. Starting wit...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  16. Three Oregon Ducks players accused of sexual assault dismissed fr...

    Myron Medcalf

    Three Oregon players involved in a sexual assault investigation have been dismissed from the program.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2014