Despite Michigan's run to the national championship game, it was a disappointing postseason performance for the Big Ten. Will that change in 2018-19?
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With Rajon Rondo's future with the team uncertain, the Pelicans strengthened their backcourt by selecting Penn State's Tony Carr in the second round Thursday night.
- Pelicans use only pick to take Penn State's Carr
- Penn St. hires Freeman as assistant coach
- UNC-Michigan highlights ACC/Big Ten clashes
- Penn State sophomore Carr declares for draft
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.
Penn State has hired Kevin Freeman as an assistant coach on Patrick Chambers' staff.
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.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
6'11" Hunter Dickinson (DeMatha) is one of the top big men in the class of 2020. He brings a wealth of skill to score the ball along with impressive passing abilities. He tells ESPN, that he is receiving heavy interest from Notre Dame, Maryland, Wake Forest, Purdue, Penn State, Villanova, Providence and North Carolina. He currently sits inside the ESPN 25.
Villanova reigns as national champion. How does the field stack up for next season? Here's your first look at the best of the best for next season.
Penn State sophomore guard Tony Carr is entering the 2018 NBA draft and will sign with an agent, he announced Monday.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
On Selection Sunday, BPI considered Penn State the second-best team to miss the NCAA tournament (one spot behind Saint Mary's).
Shep Garner hit the 3-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an NIT championship in an 82-66 victory over Utah on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Tony Carr scored 21 points, Shep Garner added 18 while breaking a school record for career 3-pointers and Penn State routed Mississippi State 75-60 in the National Invitational Tournament semifinals Tuesday night.
Lamar Stevens tied his career high with 30 points, Tony Carr added 25 and Penn State beat Marquette 85-80 on Tuesday night to advance to the NIT semifinals.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Notre Dame's NIT loss to Penn St. Saturday dropped ND's record on St. Patrick's Day to 4-5 (2-3 NIT & 2-2 NCAA). The Fighting Irish fell to 1-2 on March 17 vs. Big Ten teams (1983 NIT loss to N'western & 2004 NIT win vs. Purdue).
Tony Carr scored 24 points to extend his Penn State sophomore scoring record, Josh Reaves had 18 points and nine rebounds and the Nittany Lions beat Notre Dame 73-63 on Saturday in the second round of the NIT.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
With the first round of the NCAA tournament about to tip off, here's one more quick look at the 30 *best* teams in college basketball, according to BPI. All but two earned a berth.
Josh Reaves had his second career double-double, Shep Garner hit two 3-pointers in the final three minutes and Penn State overcame an 11-point second-half deficit to beat Temple 63-57 on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT.
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
Nebraska had a SOR rank of 35, the second best not to make the tournament since 2008. Overall the perception of the Big Ten was worse than reality. Only Purdue's seed matched its deserving seed per SOR.