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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Chris Mack, Chris Holtmann, Brad Underwood, Michigan State, Northwestern watching 2018 forward Talen Horton-Tucker.

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College basketball isn't that far off. And to get you set for the season -- as well as for holiday viewing plans -- ESPN unveiled the brackets for six holiday tournaments. The Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic will take place on Nov. 18-19.

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ESPYS Voting: Down to final four for Best Play

Cast your vote to determine if Nathan Taphorn's miraculous Hail Mary to Dererk Pardon for the buzzer-beating winner over Michigan will win the award for Best Play when the ESPYS air on July 12.

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ESPYS Voting, Round 2: Best Play 4 vs. 5

Can a court-length pass by Northwestern's Nathan Taphorn outdo a buzzer-beater by the NBA's newly-crowned Most Valuable Player?

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Northwestern at the buzzer vs. Westbrook downing Nuggets at the buzzer (0:53)
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ESPYS: Vote for Best Play

Northwestern's buzzer-beater faces Edwin Encarnacion's walk-off HR in the first round of voting. Let your voice be heard by casting your vote in our polls, and make sure to tune into the ESPYS on July 12.

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61dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Milwaukee hires Baldwin as new hoops coach

Milwaukee has hired Northwestern assistant Pat Baldwin to replace LaVall Jordan as its next head coach, the school announced.

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Duke, MSU feature in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Michigan State vs. Notre Dame and Duke at Indiana are among the high-profile matchups in this year's Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

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BC forward Turner transfers to Northwestern

Forward A.J. Turner will sit out next season after transferring to Northwestern. He averaged 8.4 points per game with Boston College last season.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern sitting three-deep, led by Chris Collins, for ESPN 60 Cormac Ryan. Yale and Villanova with two assistants apiece.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Northwestern's Chris Collins has agreed to a lengthy contract extension, source told ESPN. Would likely take an elite college or NBA job for him to leave Evanston.

ESPN staff  

Northwestern's Charlie Hall -- son of Seinfeld's Julia Louis-Dreyfus and SNL's Brad Hall -- showed off his sense of humor Friday, tweeting that he will not declare for the NBA draft. Through two seasons at Northwestern, the walk-on forward has played a total of 20 minutes, scoring no points.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

New Mexico graduate transfer Elijah Brown has five on his list: Oregon, Gonzaga, Iowa State, Northwestern, Saint Mary's. Has a trip to Oregon next week. Averaged 18.8 points and 5.2 rebounds.

ESPN staff  

A giant picture of the missed goaltending call from Northwestern's 79-73 NCAA tournament loss to No. 1-seeded Gonzaga was hung from the Northwestern arch on Wednesday. (@NUWildside/Twitter)

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Greeny stays cool upon meeting Louis-Dreyfus (1:22)
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Early Commit: OG Wyatt Blake to Northwestern

Northwestern has been on run in the last two weeks picking up five commitments in March. A week after talented defensive end Devin O’Rourke and tight end Brian Kaiser committed out of the state of Illinois, Pat Fitzgerald and staff scored a most impactful home state win yet picking up a first ESPN Jr300 verbal on Friday in Wyatt Blake.

ESPN Stats and Information  

Northwestern's loss vs. Gonzaga marks the 36th consecutive loss to a No. 1 seed by teams making their first NCAA tournament appearance.

Team Stats

Points Per Game71.1231st
Rebounds Per Game36.2147th
Assists Per Game15.073rd
Points Allowed65.535th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-0
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances0