UConn got off the early-season mat with a quality win over Syracuse at Madison Square Garden Monday night. But strength of record metrics are still likely to leave them wanting for an NCAA bid.
Duke has two of its talented freshmen back, which is bad news for Florida. But first, a scary-good Purdue team faces Arizona State to start the Jimmy V Classic (7 p.m. ET, ESPN and ESPN App).
Kentucky is playing fast, Kansas is "going small" and Wisconsin is turning the ball over? How can this be? Changes in philosophy are working for some highly ranked teams.