The dust has largely settled on the transfer movement front, and some new national title contenders have emerged.
The fields for six early-season college basketball tournaments were announced Thursday. Here's your handy guide to each ESPN-aired event.
- Ex-Georgia guard Fagan transferring to Ole Miss
- 7-footer Brooks transfers to Ole Miss from Miami
- Colorado St. atop NIT field as L'ville declines invite
- South Carolina's game at Ole Miss postponed
ESPN's panel talks SEC recruiting, including Kentucky's lost year, the rise of Alabama and the dark cloud that has hovered over the league's recruiting exploits.
Jeff Borzello talked to anonymous coaches about the SEC men's basketball programs that have the most and fewest recruiting advantages.
Former Georgia guard Tye Fagan is transferring to Ole Miss after averaging 9.2 points per game last season.
Nysier Brooks, a 7-foot center who played center for Miami last season, is transferring to play for Ole Miss. He averaged 7.4 points and 5.8 rebounds last season.
— Freshman Kenneth Lofton Jr. scored a season-high 22 points with seven rebounds and Louisiana Tech beat short-handed Mississippi 70-61 on Friday night in the first round of the NIT Tournament.
Colorado State, Saint Louis, Memphis and Ole Miss are the No. 1 seeds for the National Invitation Tournament. Louisville, ranked as the first team out of the NCAA tournament by the selection committee, turned down a spot in the NIT.
— Trendon Watford scored 24 points, including a key tip with 23 seconds remaining, Cameron Thomas added two late free throws for 18 points and No. 3 seed LSU held off No. 6 Mississippi 76-73 Friday night in the final Southeastern Conference Tournament...
Ole Miss Basketball Head Coach, Kermit Davis, joins Paul to talk about his team heading into the SEC Tournament. Callers also weigh in on a variety of subjects surrounding college sports.
— Jarkel Joiner had 15 points and Romello White added 11 to help Mississippi beat Vanderbilt 56-46 in the season finale for both teams on Saturday night.
— Devontae Shuler scored 17 points, KJ Buffen had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Mississippi beat Kentucky 70-62 on Tuesday night.
— Trey Thomas scored 14 points, Clevon Brown made two free throws with 10.4 seconds left for a two-possession lead and short-handed Vanderbilt beat Mississippi 75-70 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.
— Devontae Shuler scored 14 points and Mississippi beat No. 24 Missouri 60-53 on Tuesday night to sweep the season series against the sputtering Tigers.