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Wootten, high school coaching legend, dies at 88
Hall of Fame high school basketball coach Morgan Wootten, of whom John Wooden once said that he knows of "no finer coach at any level," died at age 88, according to DeMatha Catholic High School, where Wootten coached for 46 years.
For 3: Kansas' win over Kansas State ends in melee
A steal and a block with the game well in hand for Kansas sparked the brawl that ensued as time expired.
Illini's Griffin ejected after stepping on opponent
Illinois guard Alan Griffin was ejected from Tuesday night's game at Purdue after he stepped on the chest of Boilermakers guard Sasha Stefanovic. Illinois coach Brad Underwood said after the game that Griffin apologized to Stefanovic.
Late block sparks brawl between Kansas, KSU
The melee started when Silvio De Sousa blocked DaJuan Gordon's shot and then stood over him. From there, players from both benches ran onto the floor as the game came to an end.
Evansville fires McCarty, Lickliter takes helm
Evansville announced that it fired coach Walter McCarty after the university received additional allegations of misconduct. Later Tuesday, the school announced Todd Lickliter as the Purple Aces' new coach.
New No. 1 Jalen Green leads notable risers in the updated ESPN 100
Dazzling guard Jalen Green supplants Evan Mobley in the latest ESPN 100 update for the 2020 class, and also moves up ESPN's regardless-of-class top 25.
Former NCAA exec supports players in NIL matter
Former NCAA executive Mark Lewis told ESPN that if the priority is to monetize college sports, "then you can't expect the players to live by the same set of rules [as they did in the past]. ... It's just a question of fairness."
New No. 1 Baylor focused on finishing that way
Baylor edged Oklahoma 61-57 hours after becoming the seventh team in the nation to reach No. 1 in the AP poll this season.
Martelli seeks help for West after troubling video
Phil Martelli, who coached Delonte West for three seasons at Saint Joseph's, said he is working to get West help after a video appearing to depict West rambling in handcuffs went viral on social media Monday.
Coaches size up college basketball's most difficult player matchups
Obi Toppin, Udoka Azubuike and Markus Howard are among and the standout players who keep coaches up at night.