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2018 Schedule
21-6, 1st in Pac-12
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12hMyron Medcalf

The 12 teams that can really win it all this year

In a wide-open college basketball season, few teams have truly stood out. So, can just about any team win it all? Not quite. It's time to go through the list of legitimate candidates.

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2dJeff Borzello

College hoops Power Rankings: Will SEC's depth hurt teams in March?

Eleven SEC teams are within striking distance of the tournament, so what's the problem? They're building their résumés and metrics by beating each other, so the committee might value the league differently when selecting the field.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Under Sean Miller Deandre Ayton is maximizing his enormous potential. Ayton has always possessed the physical tools and a solid basketball IQ. He has worked hard at Zona along with making the adjustments to college basketball. For a freshman big man it's really hard to dominate right away. Since he arrived in the states he was a top ranked player in his class. Would have been top 5 in last years NBA draft. Now he will be a top 3 pick and will be much more prepared.

Arizona cheerleader ejected for using megaphone to yell at players (1:09)
Golic 'okay' with Arizona cheerleader being ejected (2:01)
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5dMyron Medcalf

Arizona cheerleader ejected for heckling ASU

An Arizona cheerleader yelled into his megaphone while Arizona State's Remy Martin was shooting free throws, leading Pac-12 official Randy McCall to eject the cheerleader midway through the second half of Thursday's game.

Arizona completes season sweep of Arizona State (1:23)
Arizona State enlists Pikachus, MMA champ and shakeweights to distract free throws (0:29)
Ristic drains back-to-back triples for Arizona (0:39)
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5dMark Schlabach

Judge not dropping charges in FBI hoops probe

A U.S. District Court judge denied a motion Thursday to dismiss federal criminal charges against former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins in the FBI's investigation into college basketball corruption.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

U.S. District Court Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss federal criminal charges against three of the 10 men arrested for their alleged roles in the FBI's two-year investigation into college basketball corruption. The trial for former Adidas executives Jim Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins is scheduled to begin Oct. 1.

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6dMark Schlabach

3 more in FBI hoops probe want case dropped

Attorneys for former Adidas executives James Gatto and Merl Code and former sports agent Christian Dawkins are expected to argue in court Thursday that what their clients are accused of doing doesn't constitute a federal crime.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Decent-sized upgrades to BPI ratings for Gonzaga, Texas Tech, Nevada and Florida after yesterday. Downgrades for Tennessee and Virginia. Texas A&M moved into top 30, Oklahoma dropped to 31.

Arizona bounces back against USC (0:55)
Pinder's stylish reverse layup gives Arizona the lead (0:17)

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Following its loss to North Carolina last night, Duke slipped behind Cincinnati in the latest BPI rankings.

UCLA upsets Arizona on the road (1:14)

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

And suddenly UCLA is on the right side of the bubble after winning at Arizona, on the heels of a home win over USC. Bruins could make further headway with a trip to Arizona State this weekend.

Team Stats

Points Per Game81.735th
Rebounds Per Game36.1128th
Assists Per Game15.951st
Points Allowed71.9164th

Tournament History

Final Fours4
Tournament Record56-33
Championship Seasons1997
Tournament Appearances34