Power Rankings: Long live the Big East
The argument will go on all season: Which conference is the best? For now, a week into the season, the Big East is proving once again it is a beast.
Missouri's Porter Jr. to see specialist for injury
Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. will miss his third consecutive game on Monday and will see a specialist. Missouri declined to comment to ESPN about the type of specialist.
Top-5 hoops recruit Bol commits to Oregon
Bol Bol, a top-five men's basketball prospect, announced Monday on The Players' Tribune that he will attend Oregon next year.
Hauser connects with John for dunk.
Sam Hauser throws a pass to Theo John who elevates and slams it down for Marquette.
John throws down slam for Marquette.
Sacar Anim uses a bounce pass to get the ball to Theo John who puts down the dunk.
OK State clears G Carroll to play Monday night
Guard Jeffrey Carroll, who'd been held out three games pending an ongoing review of the Oklahoma State basketball program, has been cleared to play Monday night in the Legends Classic.
Duke still No. 1 in AP poll after win vs. MSU
Duke remained No. 1 in the AP rankings and received 54 of 65 first-place votes from a national media panel after beating then-No. 2 Michigan State last week at the Champions Classic.
Pitino: 'Got to get on' with life after coaching
Rick Pitino hasn't ruled out a return to coaching, but he said he needs to move on with his life in case another opportunity doesn't present itself. "The way I'm looking at it now is that I've got to get on with a different part of my life," he said.
Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson's quest to keep his edge
After spending three years trying to prove everyone wrong, Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson is suddenly everybody's All-American. How he handles success might just be the key to the Irish's success this season.
Why Texas A&M's Robert Williams wasn't a one-and-done
The Aggies' now-sophomore forward decided he wasn't ready for the NBA after his first season, despite the potential financial rewards and scouts who saw a bright future. He's back to get even better.
Vitale's weekly awards
Grayson Allen announced his return to the big state by lighting up Michigan State. It was just one of the standout performances from the season's opening week.
USC edges Vanderbilt in OT.
Jordan McLaughlin hits a 3-pointer to send the game to overtime and scores 35 points in the No. 10 Trojans' 93-89 victory against the Commodores.
Hudson comes off bench to lead Florida to win.
Jalen Hudson records 26 points and seven rebounds off the bench as No. 8 Florida edges New Hampshire 70-63.
Vanderbilt slips in OT thriller vs. No. 10 USC.
The Commodores almost knock off the Trojans and fight through overtime but fall 93-89.
McLaughlin hits clutch 3-pointer for the Trojans.
Jordan McLaughlin crosses over and makes the 3-pointer to tie the game at 80-80.
Temple's Alston sinks easy 3-pointer.
Owls' Shizz Alston Jr. drains easy 3-pointer from the wing.
Minnesota's Murphy dunks ball off rebound.
Golden Gophers' Isaiah Washington with some great spin moves and goes for a jumper and misses, but Jordan Murphy slams the ball back in off the rebound.
Western Carolina's failed block.
Golden Gophers' Isaiah Washington goes into drive and take a shot, and Catamounts' Mike Amius takes a swat at the ball, but the ball still goes in the net.
Auburn slides past Hofstra 89-78.
Head coach Bruce Pearl breaks down the Tigers' third-place performance in the Charleston Classic.
Bridges leaves game with injury in Michigan State's win.
Before leaving in the second half with an apparent ankle injury, Miles Bridges drops 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting to help Michigan State past Stony Brook in a 93-71 win.
Minnesota's Coffey finishes nice pass with two-handed jam.
Golden Gophers' Dupree McBrayer bounce passes it backwards to Amir Coffey who jams it in for a dunk.
Golden Gophers' Konate dunks.
Minnesota's Nate Mason goes in for the drive and tosses it to Bakary Konate who finishes strong with a dunk.
No. 8 Florida survives UNH 70-63.
The Gators hold off a tough New Hampshire squad to grab a win and remain undefeated.
New Hampshire and Florida trade baskets.
New Hampshire's John Ogwuche banks in the 3-pointer to take the lead but Jalen Hudson gives the lead back to Florida with a fastbreak dunk.
Texas Tech claims Hall-of-Fame Tip-Off title.
ESPN's Chris Spatola and John Brickley discuss Keenan Evans and the Red Raiders' dominant performance against Northwestern.
Sure, it was only one night. And it was only one night in November. But these four big-name teams -- Duke, Kansas, Michigan State and Kentucky -- offered glimpses into the future during the Champions Classic. Some look bright. Others should be concerned.
After an offseason filled with scandal, college basketball tries to move forward. It is, after all, opening night. But the stain of the past few months and threat of more trouble in the months ahead make it impossible to simply focus on the games.
There were different names here and there, but a few kept popping up over and over. Whether it was title winner, player of the year or coach of the year, the conversation kept shifting to East Lansing.
The big names are obvious: Arizona, Duke, Michigan State and on and on. But where does your team fall? Top 50? Top 100? The more you scroll, the worse it gets. Top 200? You just hope you aren't No. 351.