10 men's basketball programs who were big winners after a flurry of roster moves

10 men's basketball programs who were big winners after a flurry of roster moves

Here are Andy Katz’s top 10 winners, based on which players returned from the portal to their previous school, which schools added a talented player or two from the portal and which players elected to return to school rather than declare for the NBA draft.
10 men's basketball programs who were big winners after a flurry of roster moves
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Jared Butler 2021 NCAA tournament highlights

Jared Butler 2021 NCAA tournament highlights

Jared Butler had an incredible 2021 NCAA tournament, averaging 15 points per game to help lead Baylor to its first national championship in program history. The Bears guard was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player, following their victory over Gonzaga in the national championship game. Watch Butler’s full tournament highlights here.
Jared Butler 2021 NCAA tournament highlights
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FCS finalists announced for 2020-21 Walter Payton Award, other top honors

FCS finalists announced for 2020-21 Walter Payton Award, other top honors

Finalists were announced for the 2020-21 Stats Perform FCS legacy awards, which honor the national players and coach of the year in college football’s Division I subdivision. This includes the Walter Payton Award for top offensive player.
FCS finalists announced for 2020-21 Walter Payton Award, other top honors
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Final Four MOP Jared Butler commands Baylor towards a national title

Final Four MOP Jared Butler commands Baylor towards a national title

Baylor’s star guard Jared Butler became the first player in the NCAA tournament since Carmelo Anthony in 2003 with 20 points and 7 assists in a national championship game. Butler finished with 22 points and 7 assists. Watch his full-game highlights here.
Final Four MOP Jared Butler commands Baylor towards a national title
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College basketball rankings: Even unranked teams find success in the NCAA tournament

College basketball rankings: Even unranked teams find success in the NCAA tournament

Since the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985 — its modern format — only four of 35 national champions were unranked to start the season. That’s about one in every nine years.
College basketball rankings: Even unranked teams find success in the NCAA tournament
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