Mar 27, 2014 1:28 PM EDT
Mike Krzyzewski plans on spending at least five more seasons at Duke.
"I'm looking forward to the next five years," Krzyzewski said during his end-of-season address to reporters. "What do we do in the next five, not just what do we do next season. What are the decisions? The first thing is, I look at me. I'm going to be here.
"This past year I had a few setbacks, and I had an episode with health at the Wake game. I wanted to clear the air that I'm good. I'm going forward."
Krzyzewski is 67 and leads all Division I men's coaches with 983 wins.
Mar 27, 2014 1:07 PM EDT
Jonathan Tjarks (@JonathanTjarks) and Willie Funk @Willie Funk) previewed the Sweet 16 in a podcast.
The tournament resumes on Thursday with Florida/UCLA, Arizona/San Diego State, Dayton/Stanford, Baylor/Wisconsin and then on Friday with Virginia/Michigan State, Kentucky/Louisville, Iowa State/Tennessee/Michigan.
Click here to listen.
Mar 27, 2014 10:19 AM EDT
Joel Embiid will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Embiid is expected to compete with Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker for the first overall pick.
In the past week, Embiid has progressed in settling on agent representation, but no final decision has been made, sources said.
Mar 26, 2014 1:47 PM EDT
Andrew Wiggins struggled in his final collegiate game as Kansas was eliminated by Stanford in the Round of 32, but the game won't hurt his draft stock.
"Wiggins is going to have to continue to improve his skill set," writes Chad Ford. "But I haven't heard anyone in the NBA suggest that this one game will affect his draft stock at all. He's the No. 1 guy on our board and he's the No. 1 guy on most NBA boards right now. That can still change as we get into workouts and physicals, but I'd be surprised if it did."
Mar 26, 2014 10:38 AM EDT
Steve Masiello's offer from South Florida has been pulled after it was learned that he never actually graduated from the University of Kentucky.
Tuesday morning, ESPN's Jeff Goodman reported Masiello had been offered and verbally accepted a five-year deal worth more than $1 million a year to become USF's coach.
Masiello attended Kentucky from the fall of 1996 until the summer of 2000 but never earned his degree.
Masiello is the head coach at Manhattan.
Mar 26, 2014 12:05 AM EDT
Tom Izzo insisted that he's happy at Michigan State and hasn't been in touch with the Detroit Pistons on their head coaching vacanc.y
"There's been so many rumors over the years," Izzo said on ESPN's "SportsCenter" on Tuesday. "I look at people I used to recruit against years ago [that] said that I'd be gone, but I'm still here and some of those schools have had three different coaches.
"I've always said I'd never say never to anything because you never know what it brings. But I got so much more work to do here. I have a great president, a great AD and a football coach that I really get along [with]. So this is a pretty good place for me right now. We're in a pretty good spot. Program's in pretty good shape.
"Ain't broke, so why fix it?"
Izzo has never met Pistons' owner Tom Gores, who is a Michigan State graduate.
"I swear to you, I have not talked to one soul from the Pistons," Izzo said.
Mar 25, 2014 6:07 PM EDT
Mike Rhoades has accepted a five-year deal to become head coach at Rice.
Rhoades was most recently assistant coach at VCU.
Mar 25, 2014 12:58 PM EDT
Tom Izzo has "a realistic chance" of becoming the next head coach of the Detroit Pistons, according to ESPN's Jalen Rose.
Izzo was previously linked to the Cleveland Cavaliers head coaching job in 2010.
Mar 24, 2014 9:06 PM EDT
Kelvin Sampson has become a leading candidate to replace James Dickey as head coach at the University of Houston.
Sampson took Oklahoma to the 2002 Final Four and had 18 consecutive winning seasons at Washington State, Oklahoma and Indiana.
Sampson has interviewed for several NBA head coaching jobs in recent years and is well-regarded within NBA circles. Sampson is currently an assistant coach with the Houston Rockets.
Mike Davis is another candidate for the job.
Mar 24, 2014 3:55 PM EDT
LaQuinton Ross will leave Ohio State to declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Ross averaged 15.2 points and 5.9 rebounds per game as a junior.
T.J. Warren will declare for the 2014 NBA Draft.
Marquette and Wake Forest have reached out to Shaka Smart about their head coaching vacancies.
Dayton has announced an extension with Archie Miller through the 18-19 season.
Marquette has reached out to Ben Howland about their head coaching vacancy.
Noah Vonleh averaged 11.3 points and 9.0 rebounds for the Hoosiers.
Joel Embiid said he would have been ready for the Sweet 16 had Kansas advanced.
Andrew Wiggins had four points, four turnovers, one assists, four rebounds and two blocks in 34 minutes.
Buzz Williams replaces James Johnson, who won just 22 games in two seasons.
Mar 21, 2014 | Andy Katz/ESPN
Duke was eliminated in the first round of the NCAA Tournament by Mercer.
Jim Calhoun stepped down as head coach at UConn before the start of the 2012-13 season.
JaQuan Lyle was the best guard in the 2014 class left on the board and a top-25 recruit overall.
Dan Hanner walks us through the bracket offering predictions, upset picks, while Jonathan Tjarks gives an NBA angle.
Steve Donahue was hired in 2010 after taking Cornell to the Sweet 16.
Bruce Pearl has worked for ESPN as an analyst the past two years.
Saint Joseph's defeated VCU by a final score of 65-61 to win the 2014 Atlantic 10 Tournament.
Bryce Cotton was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Doug McDermott, Austin Chatman, LaDontae Henton, Gene Teague and Semaj Christon.
Florida, Arizona, Wichita State and Virginia are the four No. 1 seeds of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Sim Bhullar was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Daniel Mullings, Stephen Madison, Holton Hunsaker and Issiah Grayson.
Bryant Mbamalu was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Reger Dowell, Edward Townsel, Xavian Rimmer, R.J. Hunter and Ryan Harrow.
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Thomas Walkup was named Tournament MVP and was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Desmond Haymon, Jabari Peters, Kaheem Ransom and Jalan West.
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