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    2022 SI All-American Top 25 Basketball Recruiting Rankings

    Duke's dominant summer on the recruiting trail resulted in the top recruiting class in the SI All-American team rankings.A year ago, at his retirement press conference Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski made it clear that he wouldn’t be recruiting players that he wouldn’t be coaching, and as a result new Blue Devils head coach Jon Scheyer and his staff went to work all last summer.In the end, the Blue Devils reeled in three players ranked in the top five of the SI99, four in the top 15 and, arguably, the country’s top marksman.RELATED: Final SI99 Basketball Recruiting Rankings for 2022"It’s definitely important, and the way our recruiting has worked, we need big classes every year,” Scheyer told SI last June when he was announced as the Blue Devils’ coach in waiting.

    Dereck Lively Holds Top Spot, Nick Smith Moves Up in Final SI99 Basketball Rankings

    Players were ranked based on production against elite competition, future projection, intangibles and more.Roughly five months after the initial unveiling of the SI99 basketball rankings for 2022, the very top has remained intact.Westtown School (West Chester, Penn.) center Dereck Lively turned in a dominant high school finale of a season, averaging 14 points, 14 rebounds and 4.5 blocks a game and claimed a state title in the process.

    Basketball: SI All-American First Team

    Three Duke signees are named to the First Team, including the SI All-American Player of the Year.Last year’s SI All-American Boys Basketball Team yielded everything from Final Four stars to dominant pro careers in their first post-high school year.This year’s group of All-Americans will hold that standard and could potentially raise the bar.

    Basketball: SI All-American Third Team

    Houston signee Jarace Walker, Kentucky signee Cason Wallace highlight stars on SIAA Third team.In just its third year the SI All-American Boys Basketball Team features 15 of the top high school basketball players in the country broken up into three teams who have displayed exceptional dominance during the high school season.Each player has exhibited a level of play this season that will make them a household name at the next level and beyond.Today we unveil the Third Team. We'll reveal the Second Team on Wednesday and the First Team and Player of the Year on Thursday..

    SI99 Stars Shine in McDonald's All American Game

    Duke's Dereck Lively, Arkansas' Nick Smith Jr., others could lead teams to a deep run next March.CHICAGO – Last August, when Dariq Whitehead announced his commitment to Duke, he did so operating under the mindset that he’d play a key role in what he believes can be Jon Scheyer’s storybook run to the Final Four in his first year.

    SI99 PG Anthony Black Primed to Make Decision

    Black will decide between Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Gonzaga, TCU and the G League.CHICAGO – Anthony Black isn’t so far removed from his time as an unknown prospect trying to implement tunnel vision on his come up that he’s lost touch.On the off chance he needs a humbling reminder, Black sneaks a peak at the screenshot in his phone of his first-ever national ranking, which dropped a year and a half ago.

    Cheerleaders continue to save the day at March Madness

    Cheerleaders saved the day not once, but twice at the 2022 NCAA tournament, helping get the ball down from the top of the backboard in both the Indiana-Saint Mary's game (Cassidy Cerny and Nathan Paris), and the Arkansas-Duke Elite Eight game (Bella Shelley and Kaiden Thrailkill). Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    'This the GOAT right here': Coach K reaches record 13th Final Four

    Duke star Paolo Banchero had high praise for his legendary coach after the Blue Devils win to reach Krzyzewski's record 13th Final Four, prompting a classic response from Coach K. Watch the full postgame interview here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    Arkansas' Williams draws two charges within a minute

    Arkansas' Jaylin Williams stands his ground and draws two charging fouls against Duke within a minute.

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    Duke's Keels beats halftime buzzer with a 3-pointer

    Duke's Trevor Keels increases the Blue Devils' lead with a 3-pointer just before the first half ends.

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    Arkansas cheerleader retrieves ball from atop the backboard

    After the ball gets stuck on top of the backboard, a member of Arkansas' cheerleading squad is lifted up to knock the ball free.

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    Jaylin Williams puts Paolo Banchero on a poster

    Arkansas' Jaylin Williams throws down a massive dunk over Paolo Banchero while also drawing a foul.

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    Duke uses 10-0 run to breeze past Arkansas and into the Final Four

    Duke uses a 10-0 run in the second half to defeat Arkansas and advance to the Final Four in New Orleans.

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    Mark Williams puts up 12 points, 12 rebounds, 3 blocks to help Duke to Final Four

    Mark Williams was dominant in the paint for Duke in their Elite Eight matchup against Arkansas, putting up 12 points, 12 rebounds, and 3 blocks in the Blue Devils' 78-69 win. Watch his top highlights here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    Duke vs. Arkansas - Elite Eight NCAA tournament extended highlights

    Duke earned a spot in the Final Four of the 2022 NCAA Tournament by taking down Arkansas 78-69. Watch the full extended highlights of the Blue Devils' Elite Eight victory here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    Arkansas prepares for Duke in the Elite Eight

    Arkansas has made it to the Elite Eight for the second year in a row, and this time they have Duke and Coach K standing in their way. It's a challenge the Razorbacks and coach Eric Musselman are ready for. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    Best moments from Thursday's Sweet 16 NCAA tournament games

    Watch the best March Madness moments from Day 1 of the 2022 NCAA tournament Sweet 16. Duke beat Texas Tech in an exciting game featuring Duke coach Mike Kryzewski's 100th NCAA tournament win. Arkansas beat top-seeded Gonzaga. Houston beat 1-seed Arizona and Villanova also advanced to the Elite 8 with a win over Michigan. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    Jaylin Williams, Arkansas upset top seed Gonzaga in Sweet 16

    Arkansas upset Gonzaga in the Sweet 16 round of the 2022 NCAA tournament. Andy Katz had a chance to talk through the win with Razorbacks' star Jaylin Williams, who helped lead the team to the win with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    Drew Timme: 25 points, 7 rebounds in Gonzaga's Sweet 16 loss

    Despite an early end to Gonzaga's NCAA tournament run, Drew Timme put up 25 points and 7 rebounds in Gonzaga's Sweet 16 loss to Arkansas. Watch Timme's highlights here. Watch highlights, game recaps and much more from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on the official NCAA March Madness YouTube channel.

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    The Tre Johnson Blog: Playoffs, Recruitment, Bel-Air, Durk and More

    Johnson had a dominant showing for Lake Highlands last week to advance in the state playoffs.Tre Johnson is widely regarded as the top scoring guard in the 2024 class with everyone from Gonzaga to Kentucky to Baylor and Kansas, among many others, in pursuit.

    NCAA Men's College Basketball Bets: LSU-Arkansas, Oklahoma State-Iowa State

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    FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Arkansas' Jaylen Barford, left, drives past North Carolina's Joel Berry II, right, during the second half in a second-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Greenville, S.C. Now entering coach Mike Anderson's seventh season, the Razorbacks expect another postseason trip this season, led by returning guards Jaylen Barford and Daryl Macon. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)