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NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse tournament — Schedule, results, previews

[ad_1] The national semifinals are set for the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament. Virginia takes on Duke followed by Yale vs. Penn State on May 25, with the winners advancing to the title game on May 27. Below are schedules, scores, news and the latest bracket.All games will air on ESPN networks/WatchESPN.Bracket »Schedule, ScoresNational Championship -- May 25 and 27 on ESPN2Lincoln Financial Field -- PhiladelphiaSemifinals, May 25Game 1,
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Memphis earns No. 1 class with recruit Achiuwa

[ad_1] Five-star senior Precious Achiuwa announced his commitment to Memphis on Friday, giving Penny Hardaway and the Memphis Tigers the No. 1 recruiting class in the country.Achiuwa, who is Memphis' fourth commitment in the last week, chose the Tigers over Kansas, although he also took an official visit to North Carolina.Achiuwa, a 6-foot-9 forward from New York who attends Montverde Academy (Florida), is ranked No. 17 in the ESPN 100.
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Paying players? Video games? What’s next in NCAA image and likeness debate

[ad_1] 1:03 PM ETJeff BorzelloCloseESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware.Tom VanHaarenCloseESPN Staff WriterESPN staff writerJoined ESPN in 2011Graduated from Central MichiganThe NCAA made a potentially game-changing announcement on Tuesday, appointing a working group to examine issues related to student-athletes using their name, image and likeness. Member representatives from all three NCAA divisions will comprise the working group, co-chaired by Big East
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25-plus years since Tark, UNLV is still searching

[ad_1] Throughout the offseason, ESPN will take a closer look at the programs that have faced the challenge of moving on from a single historically revered coach, evaluating the successes and failures along the way. This week, the "Chasing Ghosts" series continues with the UNLV Rebels, a one-time loaded Final Four perennial that has drifted from the national conversation. History | Roundtable: What's kept UNLV from restoring the glory?UNLV RebelsIcon:
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How have college coaches fared in the NBA?

[ad_1] 1:00 PM ETJohn GasawayESPN Insider CloseESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street JournalThe news that Michigan's John Beilein is the new head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers came as a shock to many observers.Nevertheless, there's ample precedent for Beilein's decision. In fact, he is far from the first successful college coach to take a shot
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Beilein leaving Michigan to coach Cavaliers

[ad_1] 12:52 PM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN John Beilein is leaving Michigan after 12 seasons to become the Cleveland Cavaliers' coach.Sources told ESPN that he will receive a five-year deal.Beilein reached a deal with the Cavaliers on Sunday and informed Michigan's administration of his decision to leave for the NBA on Monday morning, sources said."John is one of the most accomplished and innovative basketball minds and leaders in the entire game," Cavaliers
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Michigan’s Beilein to coach Cavaliers

[ad_1] 9:07 AM ETAdrian WojnarowskiESPN University of Michigan coach John Beilein has agreed to a five-year contract to become the Cleveland Cavaliers' coach, league sources told ESPN.Beilein reached a deal with the Cavaliers on Sunday and informed Michigan's administration of his decision to leave for the NBA on Monday morning, sources said.The Cavaliers have been using the term "culture driver" internally when discussing the possibility of hiring Beilein. He's considered
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Committee proposes moving NCAA 3-point line

[ad_1] It might be slightly more difficult to make 3-pointers next season.The NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee has proposed moving the 3-point line back to the international basketball distance, more than one foot farther than the current line.The international 3-point line is 22 feet, 1¾ inches, while the current 3-point line is 20 feet, 9 inches. It was moved from 19 feet, 9 inches prior to the 2008-09 season.The proposal
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Duke lands commitment from 5-star PG for 2020

[ad_1] Duke struck early in the 2020 class Wednesday, landing a commitment from five-star point guard Jeremy Roach.Roach announced his decision on Twitter.My decision... pic.twitter.com/SPjkPnVqP9— iam_jr20 (@Jeremyroach10) May 8, 2019 Roach, a 6-foot-2 product of Paul VI High School (Virginia), is ranked No. 14 in the ESPN 100 for 2020. He tore his ACL in a preseason scrimmage in November and missed his junior season. Playing for Team Takeover on
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Dawkins, Code convicted in college hoops trial

[ad_1] 5:23 PM ETJeff BorzelloCloseESPN Staff Writer Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware.Mark SchlabachCloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of GeorgiaA federal jury in New York on Wednesday convicted aspiring agent Christian Dawkins and former Adidas consultant Merl Code for their roles in bribing basketball assistant coaches to influence their players to sign