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Duke , Kentucky, Villanova seen as early favorites for 2017 title
LAS VEGAS -- Monday night's thrilling finish to the NCAA men's championship game is still fresh in everyone's mind, but the quest to pick next year's champion is already underway. Duke was made the 9-2 favorite when the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened its NCAA future book for next year's title
Duke Blue Devils' Grayson Allen to return for junior season
Duke's Grayson Allen will return for his junior season, making the Blue Devils the clear-cut preseason favorites for next season. "I talked with my parents and prayed about this decision, and I had the feeling that it was right," Allen said in a statement released by the school on Wednesday. "I
Updated 2017 NCAA title odds
Here are the latest odds for who will win 2017 college basketball national title. Odds are courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.
Huskies aren't burdened by pressure in pursuit of four-peat
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wrestling legend Cael Sanderson calls the feeling "peace." The word former volleyball standout Blair Brown Lipsitz uses is "relief." But for basketball's Kellie Harper, the memory of her last college competition doesn't bring either of those feelings. Just the opposite, in fact,
Who will be the stars of college basketball in 2016-2017?
What an outstanding, competitive and compelling 2015-16 season that was. Now, enough wallowing in nostalgia. On to new business We're already peeking ahead at 2016-17, and we have come up with our first rankings of the nation's top 25 players. As with any April list, this one comes freighted with
Duke headlines Way-Too-Early Top 25 rankings for 2016-2017
HOUSTON -- The Way-Too-Early Top 25 always earns its moniker. The first few seconds after the national title game, confetti still wafting in the celebratory air, is a hilariously premature point to try to pin down what the sport will look like in seven months. This is a standard disclaimer. We trot
Duke freshman Brandon Ingram declares for NBA draft
Duke freshman Brandon Ingram announced Monday that he will enter the 2016 NBA draft. The forward, who averaged 17.3 points per game in his only season for the Blue Devils, made the announcement in a goodbye letter posted on The Players' Tribune website . "My time is almost over here in Durham.
Teen Who Survived Rare Disorder and the Heartbreaking Loss of His Brother Gets Make-A-Wish Trip to Final Four
A basketball-loving 19-year-old who survived a bone marrow transplant and the loss of his younger brother will be a guest of honor at this weekend’s Final Four games in Houston. Austin Spencer, now a student at Illinois State University, was diagnosed with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis
Mike Krzyzewski apologizes to Oregon coach, says he 'reacted incorrectly'
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says he has apologized for the comments he made to Oregon forward Dillon Brooks and "reacted incorrectly" to an inquiry about the exchange following his team's Sweet 16 loss Thursday. Krzyzewski released a statement Saturday that said: "Today, I spoke with Oregon head