How the Kansas Jayhawks won the 2022 men’s national championship, and what’s next for both KU and the North Carolina Tar Heels

How the Kansas Jayhawks won the 2022 men's national championship, and what's next for both KU and the North Carolina Tar Heels

Men’s college basketball has a new national champion. The Kansas Jayhawks launched a historic comeback to prevail 72-69 over the North Carolina Tar Heels in Monday night’s final in New Orleans, the school’s fourth national title and second under head coach Bill Self, who also led KU to the 2008 crown. Kansas made history by … Read more

Auburn Tigers star big man Walker Kessler to enter NBA draft

Auburn Tigers star big man Walker Kessler to enter NBA draft

Auburn sophomore Walker Kessler will enter the 2022 NBA draft and forgo his remaining college eligibility by hiring an agent, he told ESPN on Sunday. “I am fully committed to the NBA draft,” Kessler said. “I am not planning on returning to college.” Kessler, ESPN’s No. 24 prospect, was both Naismith and NABC National Defensive … Read more

‘Proud’ Mike Krzyzewski focuses on Duke players’ feats, not self after epic career ends with loss in North Carolina

'Proud' Mike Krzyzewski focuses on Duke players' feats, not self after epic career ends with loss in North Carolina

NEW ORLEANS — After the last game of his 47-year career, Mike Krzyzewski walked to the podium in a makeshift media room at the Superdome and spoke after Duke’s 81-77 loss to North Carolina in the Final Four — exactly four weeks after the Tar Heels spoiled his last home game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. … Read more

LSU’s Mwani Wilkinson becomes 11th men’s basketball player to enter transfer portal

LSU's Mwani Wilkinson becomes 11th men's basketball player to enter transfer portal

LSU lost its 11th player to the transfer portal on Friday, with sophomore Mwani Wilkinson opting to leave the program. Freshman forward Alex Fudge entered the portal earlier on Friday. In a fairly unprecedented situation, that now leaves new coach Matt McMahon with zero scholarship players from this past season still on the roster. LSU … Read more

Oregon Ducks men’s basketball lands Mookie Cook, No. 5 prospect in 2023 class

Oregon Ducks men's basketball lands Mookie Cook, No. 5 prospect in 2023 class

6:46 PM ET Jeff Borzello Close ESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Paul Biancardi Close Basketball Recruiting National Recruiting Director for ESPN.com 18 years of coaching experience at Division I level Former Horizon League coach of the year at Wright State Elite 2023 prospect Mookie Cook … Read more

Mark Emmert says NCAA, Congress must work together to move toward nationwide NIL uniformity

Mark Emmert says NCAA, Congress must work together to move toward nationwide NIL uniformity

NEW ORLEANS — NCAA president Mark Emmert said Thursday at the Final Four that the association needs to work with Congress to create a uniform name-image-likeness model across all 50 states in order to properly regulate it moving forward. Beginning last July 1, college athletes have had the opportunity to benefit from their name, image … Read more