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March Madness 2023: Alabama upset by San Diego State, No. 1 overall seed Crimson Tide knocked out in Sweet 16

No. 5 seed Aztecs are the first Mountain West Conference team to make an Elite Eight after shocking the Crimson Tide

Luke Goode tells ESPN 93.5 FM he plans to return for junior year

Goode looks forward to his first full season as a starter.

Mountain West preview: Burning questions in Mountain division

Boise State's offense and Air Force's defense both look strong, but they'll need help in a division looking to bounce back from a rough 2022 season.

5 early portal entrants Illinois should target

How will the Illini approach the early portion of #PortalSZN?

Seven college football quarterback battles you need to follow during 2023 spring practice

From Arch Manning vs. Quinn Ewers at Texas to Jalen Milroe vs. Ty Simpson at Alabama, here are the battles to watch

How Las Vegas landed the NCAA West Regional

David Purdum explores the story behind how one of the biggest events in college basketball was brought to the American epicenter of sports betting.

PODCAST: Oskee Talk Episode 248 - Orange and Blue-prints

What’s next for men’s & women’s basketball following their tournament exits?

Michigan football recruiting: Brandyn Hillman commits after originally signing with Notre Dame in 2023 class

Hillman, a four-star prospect in the 2023 class, was released from his national letter of intent earlier this month

Assessing Brad Underwood after Year 6

Much like the 2023 season, it’s a bit of a complex topic.

Sources: W. Kentucky expected to hire Lutz

The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers are expected to hire Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's Steve Lutz as the school's next men's basketball coach, sources told ESPN on Saturday.

Almost famous: 27 years ago, Phil Hopkins fell short against No. 1 Purdue

The former Western Carolina head coach, who died earlier this month, proved how one night in March can change the trajectory of a career, and a life.

MAC West preview: Burning questions for every team

The MAC always has its share of mayhem and parity, so West preseason favorite Toledo shouldn't get too comfortable at the top.

How will Illinois handle this offseason?

What’s next for an Illini team with an unknown future and a shaky past?

Celebrating 25 years and a front-row seat to history, courtesy of Valpo's Bryce Drew

The Drew family was involved in one of the most memorable upsets in tournament history: Bryce with the game winner for Valparaiso, Homer as the coach and Scott as an assistant.

Illinois’ rally comes up short against Arkansas

The Illini end their season in typical fashion.

Furman's first-round upset of Virginia busts plenty of brackets

The No. 13 seed Paladins knocked off the No. 4 seed Cavaliers in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Jalen Brunson, Cameron Heyward and others had bracket losses.

Follow live: West Virginia and Maryland face-off in the first game of the men's NCAA tournament

Visit ESPN to view the latest West Virginia Mountaineers news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more

Carter pleads no contest to charges from wreck

Jalen Carter has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges of reckless driving and racing, his attorney, Kim Stephens, told ESPN.