The top programs are looking ahead to their expected recruiting needs for 2019. Here's what they're targeting.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/11W 86-66
- 11/13W 72-65
- 11/16W 61-47
- 11/20L 77-75
- 11/21CHAMW 102-64
- 11/22W 68-60
- 11/26W 87-42
- 11/2913L 86-71
- 12/2W 69-55
- 12/4L 71-62
- 12/9W 78-69
- 12/12W 59-52
- 12/16W 90-58
- 12/21W 97-47
- 12/30W 76-51
- 1/2W 75-68
- 1/6W 79-69
- 1/95L 70-69
- 1/134W 82-72
- 1/15W 68-67
- 1/18L 72-52
- 1/21W 62-47
- 1/253L 92-88
- 1/29W 58-47
- 2/3W 76-73
- 2/6L 61-52
- 2/11W 83-72
- 2/14W 74-59
- 2/188W 74-62
- 2/21W 72-63
- 2/24W 85-61
- 3/1W 77-71
- 3/2W 77-58
- 3/32W 75-64
- 3/48W 75-66
- 3/1514W 61-47
- 3/176W 64-63
- 3/227W 99-72
- 3/249W 58-54
- 3/3111W 69-57
- 4/21L 79-62
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These players, including Duke super freshman Zion Williamson, are coming to a college basketball highlight reel soon.
- Beilein: Pistons' offer would've been tough choice
- C-Webb to appear at U-M after Harbaugh invite
- Lakers get Michigan stretch-4 Wagner at No. 25
- Beilein staying at U-M after talking to Pistons
The latest batch of college stars heard their names called in the NBA draft. Who will replace them at the nation's top programs?
Michigan head coach John Beilein said he was never offered the Detroit Pistons' coaching job, but had he been, it would have been a tough decision to make.
With the NCAA's 10-year ban on Chris Webber having recently been lifted, the former Wolverines basketball star accepted Jim Harbaugh's invitation Friday to attend a football game at The Big House this season.
The Lakers hope they found another late-round gem in No. 25 pick Moritz Wagner, a 6-foot-11 forward who helped lead Michigan to the national title game last season.
Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer
Some of Mo Wagner's best games at Michigan came against rival Michigan State. GM Rob Pelinka is a Michigan product and obviously team president Magic Johnson is Michigan State's greatest basketball player. So the two have seen plenty of Wagner, who plays with emotion and energy. With Julius Randle hitting restricted free agency and Brook Lopez approaching free agency, Lakers add a big who can stretch floor for Lonzo Ball on pick and pops, can rebound and will play hard.
Kentucky's late addition of Reid Travis forced us to adjust our 2018-19 rankings. There's no denying that the Stanford graduate transfer puts the Wildcats over the top.
Can Michigan State contend with a team built around Nick Ward? How will Mike Krzyzewski utilize Zion Williamson? Each Top 25 team has a pressing question to answer this summer.
Michigan men's basketball coach John Beilein says he is staying with the Wolverines after interviewing last week for the Detroit Pistons' coaching vacancy.
After a dismal NCAA tournament showing in 2017-18, the Big Ten can expect a better haul next season. Plus, Arizona returns to the field after an impressive recruiting rebuild.
John Beilein, who has twice led Michigan to the NCAA national title game, has interviewed with the Pistons and has long been intrigued with coaching in the NBA, sources told ESPN.
Michigan, the 2017-18 national runner-up, will host North Carolina on Nov. 28 as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Other matchups include Michigan State at Louisville and Indiana at Duke on Nov. 27.
North Carolina, Nevada and UCLA each saw key contributors spurn the NBA and return to school, while defending champion Villanova faces a major roster overhaul.
The 2018-19 picture is coming into clear view after the NBA draft early-entry deadline. The Jayhawks hold firm at the top spot, while Nevada rose higher in the top 10.
Michigan's Charles Matthews is forgoing the NBA draft and staying with the Wolverines.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
Spoke with ESPN 60 Josh Green. He is on his way to Treviso, Italy for the NBA Global games. On the recruiting front, he mentioned Virginia, Villanova, Arizona, UNC, USC and Michigan as the programs that have been active in his recruitment. He is still open to other programs. Green came over from Australia, plays high school at IMG and travels with West Coast Elite in the offseason. One of the best two way players in the class of 2019.
The fourth annual Gavitt Tipoff Games will feature a rematch of the 2018 NCAA tournament final when Villanova hosts Michigan on Nov. 14.
Coming off a Final Four appearance last season, Michigan is looking to lock up coach John Beilein to a contract extension that will keep him with the Wolverines beyond 2020-21.
Ibi Watson says he's transferring from Michigan to play basketball at Dayton.
The deadline for early entrants to declare for the NBA draft has passed, so it's time to re-evaluate the early top 25 for 2018-19. With so many players testing the waters yet not signing with an agent, it's more art than science.
Michigan guard Charles Matthews, a projected first-rounder for 2019, will enter the NBA draft but not hire an agent.