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  1. Texas Tech's Tubby Smith doesn't have time for retirement - men's...

    Jason King

    His son is a head coach for the first time. His career has been long and successful. Why not just retire? Tubby Smith -- re-energized and ready to make Texas Tech a winner again -- scoffs at the notion.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2013
  2. The 10 worst nonconference schedules

    Jason King

    Sometimes it's smart to schedule soft. You're a year or two into your job at a program that needs to be completely rebuilt. You want some easy wins early to develop confidence in your players and fan support/excitement for your team. So you construct...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  3. Nonconference schedule analysis: Big 12

    Jason King

    This week, ESPN.com is breaking down the nonconference schedules of each team in nine of the nation's top leagues. Next up: the Big 12. BAYLOR Toughest: vs. Colorado (Nov. 8 in Dallas), Maui Invitational (Nov. 25-27), vs. Kentucky (Dec. 6 in Ar...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. Top 10 Tuesday: Under-the-radar storylines

    Jason King

    Brad Stevens left Butler for the Boston Celtics, P.J. Hairston's future is in jeopardy at North Carolina and the ACC is bigger and better than ever thanks to the addition of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame. Those topics have been discussed ad ...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  5. Bracket reveal: CBE Hall of Fame Classic

    Jason King

    Editor's note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. A thread of previews and info for all 11 tourneys can be found here. When and where: Nov. 25-26 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  6. Bracket reveal: Legends Classic

    Jason King

    Editor's Note: Over two days, we're releasing the brackets/matchups for 11 of the top early-season events. Starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET, we'll unveil the final six: Charleston, 2K Sports, Diamond Head, CBE, Wooden and Maui. A thread of previews a...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  7. Path to the Draft: Biggest underachievers

    Jason King

    In the weeks leading up to the June 27 NBA draft, we'll be taking a look at the 20 schools that have produced the best pros in the modern draft era (since 1989, when the draft went from seven to two rounds). Click here to read Eamonn Brennan's explan...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  8. Path to the Draft: Top 10 from the Big 12

    Jason King

    The Big 12 may have a reputation as a football conference, but the league's presence in the NBA is glaring. Texas product Kevin Durant is arguably one of the three best players in the game along with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant. Kansas' Paul Pierce ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  9. Baylor Bears vs. Colorado Buffaloes highlights season tip-off eve...

    Jason King

    The matchups for the four-game event in Dallas that will kick off the 2013-14 season have been set.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2013
  10. Injury sways Baylor's Austin to return

    Jason King

    Just about everyone in Waco, Texas assumed Isaiah Austin had played his last game in a Baylor uniform. And until last week, they were probably correct. Austin, a 7-foot-1 center, was projected as a mid-to-late first-round pick in this summer's NBA...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  11. Rodriguez transfer hurts K-State, Big 12

    Jason King

    Angel Rodriguez's decision to transfer from Kansas State hurts more than just the Wildcats. It damages the Big 12. The conference already seemed poised for a down year in 2013-14. Now it's starting to appear as if the Big 12 will be the worst p...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  12. A closer look at the coaching carousel - NCAA men's college baske...

    Jason King

    Many athletic directors didn't waste anytime when it came to making new hires. Jason King takes a look at what has transpired during the coaching carousel.

    Story | Conversation | April 11, 2013
  13. 2013 NCAA tournament - Michigan Wolverines beat Florida and roll ...

    Jason King

    The Michigan Wolverines always had the talent to reach the Final Four, and they proved that against Florida, writes Jason King.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2013
  14. Rapid Reaction: Michigan 79, Florida 59

    Jason King

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Michigan is headed to the Final Four for the first time in nearly 20 years following Sunday's 79-59 annihilation of Florida in the Elite Eight at Cowboys Stadium. Freshman Nik Stauskas scored 19 of his game-high 22 points in th...

    Blog | March 31, 2013
  15. UF-UM: Experience, or lack of it, not a factor

    Jason King

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A few hours after Michigan's 87-85 overtime win over Kansas on Friday night, a pair of Wolverines flipped on the television set in their room at the Dallas Sheraton hotel. Late into the night, they watched "SportsCenter" replay...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  16. Burke doesn't miss chance for Michigan

    Jason King

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Time and time again the past few seasons, as the final buzzer sounded after a close loss, Michigan point guard Trey Burke has found himself asking the same question. Why? Why did those 3-pointers rim out against Arka...

    Blog | March 30, 2013