— Landers Nolley II had 23 points as Memphis topped Central Arkansas 85-68 on Friday night.
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— Landers Nolley II had 23 points as Memphis romped past Arkansas State 83-54 on Wednesday night.
- Ohio State, Memphis in Crossover Classic field
- Nolley eligible for Memphis as transfer approved
- Touted Canadian guard Mane staying in NBA draft
- 24th-ranked Moussa Cisse commits to Memphis
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the first week of college basketball, including Richmond upsetting Kentucky, Clemson taking out Purdue and Mississippi State, Memphis’ volume shooter problem, where things stand with Virginia after losing to San Francisco, Gonzaga playing at another level, Michigan State’s versatility, Dakich’s love affair with Derek Culver, the A10, and why there’s no need to be concerned with Villanova.
— Vince Williams Jr. scored 15 points, KeShawn Curry added 12, and VCU beat cold-shooting Memphis 70-59 on Friday night to finish third at the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.
— Charles Bassey had 21 points, 14 rebounds and seven blocks as Western Kentucky beat Memphis 75-69 on Thursday.
First Take 2nd Hour: Did the Knicks make the right pick, should James Harden want to go to Brooklyn, and will Kevin Durant return to form?
Stephen A. & Max debate if the Knicks made the right choice drafting Obi Toppin, discuss if James Harden should want to go to Brooklyn or Philadelphia, question if Kevin Durant can return to his dominant form, more on Klay Thompson's injury, and a preview for tonight's Cardinals-Seahawks match-up.
First Take 1st Hour: Possible bad injury news for Klay Thompson, reaction to the top NBA draft picks, and preview for tonight's showdown between Kyler Murray and Russell Wilson
Stephen A. & Max react to the reports of a serious leg injury for Klay Thompson, debate if Michael Jordan made the right call in drafting LaMelo Ball, and talk about if they would start a franchise with Kyler Murray or Russell Wilson.
Greenberg and Dakich preview the 2020 NBA Draft with ESPN draft expert Mike Schmitz, discussing LaMelo Ball and the Ball family, talent vs. intangibles, Luka Dončić’s success impacting international scouting, Anthony Edwards’ scoring ability, the depth in this draft, Obi Toppin’s “it” factor, which college players he’s excited to watch this season, and the importance of pick-and-roll defense.
As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's conference predictions series begins with the AAC.
Several college basketball programs' fortunes will rise or fall on the play of new faces in 2020-21. Here are the players most under the microscope.
Four potential preseason top-25 teams highlight the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic, including a first-round matchup between Ohio State and Memphis.
The NCAA has approved guard-forward Landers Nolley's request for a transfer, allowing him to play this season at Memphis. Nolley averaged 15.5 points per game as a freshman at Virginia Tech last season.