Mitchell soars in for Louisville

It was an easy afternoon for the Cardinals, as seen with this alley-oop by Donovan Mitchell, as they routed Boston College 79-47.


UVa rides 3-pointers to win vs. Pitt

Virginia made 9-of-16 from long range en route to winning its third straight ACC road game. It started 0-3 on the road in conference play. Box score


Guarding 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall is unfair

UCF's Tacko Fall barely jumps on this dunk over several Temple defenders. He has 10 points, seven rebounds and three blocks in a tight game with Temple on ESPNU.


Duke usually responds when unranked

The Blue Devils are 3-1 in their last four games while unranked. They are double-digit favorites vs. NC State (2:00 p.m. ET on ESPN).

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ISU will trot out the starting lineup of Morris, Thomas, Nader, Burton and Niang for the first time this season. First start for Burton.

JD Miller with exclamation point for TCU

The Horned Frogs may be trailing Kansas big, but JD Miller still provided a great highlight with a monstrous dunk.


C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Duke handing out Blue Devil 'horns' for its game against North Carolina State. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski returns to the sideline after missing the Georgia Tech win for health reasons.

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Finally reading some of what Damion Lee and Trey Lewis said about Louisville's postseason ban. They were honest, emotional and yet dignified and mature in their remarks. They are "student-athletes" the NCAA and the university ought to be proud of, not punish.

Can't bring any weak stuff around Jeter

Pittsburgh's Sheldon Jeter showed incredible presence on this defensive play.


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After talking to Ben Bentil for a few minutes on the court, Providence coach Ed Cooley just told me that his big man WILL give it a go today against Villanova despite the ankle injury.

Omogbo finding peace on the court

Colorado State's Emmanuel Omogbo lost both parents and twin niece and nephew in a tragic house fire. He's used basketball -- and support from around the country -- to find peace.


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Ben Bentil out here a little more than an hour before the game doing some light jogging to see if he can go today against Villanova.

7-foot-6 Tacko Fall tips in with ease

The UCF big man easily cleans up after a missed shot against Temple. The Owls, however, lead early in the second half on ESPNU.


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Providence coach Ed Cooley said in a text the Friars are working on Ben Bentil (right ankle) but doesn't look good for Villanova game at 2:30 pm at the Dunk. They may try and give it a go but he will be limited.

No. 7 Kansas rolling past TCU at halftime

The Jayhawks are shooting 53.6% from the floor, including Perry Ellis going for a game-high 11 points, in taking a 38-20 lead over the Horned Frogs. TCU has lost 11 straight against top-10 teams. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

No. 19 Louisville throttling BC at halftime

One day after announcing they would not be going to the postseason, the Cardinals are dominating the Eagles 32-14 at halftime. Jaylen Johnson leads all scorers with 7 points, while Chinanu Onuaku has 7 rebounds. Streaming live on ESPN3

Marquette leads No. 6 Xavier at halftime

The Golden Eagles went on a 17-1 run to take a 38-35 lead over the Musketeers. Henry Ellenson leads the way with 10 points and 6 rebounds. An unranked Marquette team has not beaten a top-6 teams since upsetting UConn in 2006. Follow live

Brogdon trots out Statue of Liberty dunk

Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon soars past the Pittsburgh defense for the big one-handed dunk.


Ellis wide open for alley-oop

So where was the TCU defense in trying to stop Kansas' Perry Ellis on the very easy alley-oop?