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An abdominal injury will sideline Alabama freshman Collin Sexton against in-state rival Auburn.
Outside the preseason pecking order, the Buckeyes were considered a league also-ran. After an impressive win over Michigan State to start the month and a much-improved roster, Chris Holtmann's team is exceeding expectations.
Should the Big 12, ACC or another conference be considered the best in college basketball? We asked the Basketball Power Index, which said the Big 12 is best from top to bottom, though the Big Ten's national championship odds are superior.
TCU guard Jaylen Fisher is out indefinitely with a knee injury.
Notre Dame guard D.J. Harvey is expected to miss four weeks with bone bruise on left knee.
Trae Young and the Sooners are an amazing story, but Tuesday's loss to Kansas State showed why they are still a notch below Kansas, Texas Tech and West Virginia.
Arizona State landed its second five-star commit Tuesday night, when forward Taeshon Cherry, who is No. 22 in the ESPN 100, chose the Sun Devils over Texas A&M.
Notre Dame freshman swingman D.J. Harvey will have an MRI on Wednesday after leaving the team's 82-78 double-overtime loss to Louisville with a knee injury.
Three high schools, one year at Duke and the unconditional love of his family have freshman sensation Marvin Bagley III prepared for anything the world throws at him.
R.J. Barrett and Zion Williamson top the announcement of the McDonald's All-American rosters.
There might not be one great team this season, but teams such as Oklahoma, Purdue and West Virginia have been pleasant surprises. Now we have to wait and see if they can really challenge for a national title.
Oklahoma has been one of the stories of the year in college basketball, but Tuesday night's test at Kansas State (9:00 p.m. ET, ESPNU) begins a difficult stretch that could see the one-dimensional Sooners' reputation begin to crumble.
Kansas and Duke might not be in Final Four form, but Monday's comeback victories showed that they are significant factors in their conference races.
When Duke is good, the Blue Devils might be the best team in the nation. When they're bad, they look like a young mess. They showed both against Miami.
After Marvin Bagley III had his shoulder pop out of place shortly after tip-off vs. Miami, he went to the locker room, was able to pop it back in himself, and returned to play in Duke's 83-75 win.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the "Game of the Century." Back then, it was Lew Alcindor (later known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) vs. Elvin Hayes. That got us daydreaming about fantasy matchups. Imagine Ayton vs. Bagley. Young vs. Sexton. And more.
The Big 12 Conference has issued a public reprimand of West Virginia's Wesley Harris, who struck a Texas Tech fan during a wild court-storming Saturday after the Red Raiders' victory over the Mountaineers.
Villanova is No. 1, Virginia rises to No. 2 and Purdue moves up to No. 3 in a week of changes in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll.
Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has made a $1 million donation to Villanova, his alma mater. It's the largest donation to the school by a former Villanova basketball player.
Oklahoma, led by standout freshman Trae Young, had another big week. The Big 12 has been put on notice.