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College basketball opened with an FBI raid. That should have been a clue this wasn't going to be a regular year. It's time to look back at the craziness so far, and give a few hints at what craziness is to come as we march toward March.
A day after sophomore guard Andrew Jones was diagnosed with cancer, the Texas Longhorns notched their biggest win of the season -- a double-overtime thriller over No. 16 TCU.
Jalen Brunson has emerged as one of the best players in the country. And his stellar play helped Villanova make a statement on Wednesday night.
Teammates Allonzo Trier and Deandre Ayton are both candidates for the Wooden Award -- and they have company in this year's field. Several teams have more than one player on the latest Wooden watch list.
St. John's guard Marcus LoVett, who injured his left knee on Nov. 27 and has not played since, will be out for the rest of the season.
Oklahoma's Trae Young headlines the latest list of candidates for the Wooden Award. The eligible players will be reduced to 15 next month.
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner will miss the next two games with an injured right elbow.
Rutgers has given coach Steve Pikiell a contract extension through the 2023-24 season.
Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen, one of the key figures in an FBI probe into college basketball, was officially admitted to South Carolina on Monday. Now South Carolina will submit for reinstatement in hopes Bowen will be able to play next season.
Center Reggie Lynch, who has been allowed to practice with the Gophers during an appeal, has denied allegations of sexual misconduct, his lawyer said.
Siena Saints guard Nico Clareth, the team's leading scorer, has decided to transfer after completing the academic year.
Guard Nico Clareth, the only player averaging double figures in points for 5-12 Siena, has decided to transfer from the school.
Forward De'Ron Davis had surgery Wednesday to repair a torn right Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of Indiana's season.
Georgetown University will ban cellphones in one section of the arena as it goes back to the future with an "Actual Reality" promotion.
Texas guard Andrew Jones has started treatments after the sophomore was diagnosed with leukemia. Said Texas AD Chris Del Conte: "We know Andrew's a fighter."
Missouri transfer Blake Harris has committed to NC State after visiting the Wolfpack's campus earlier this week.
Deandre Ayton doesn't want to be Dwight Howard. Sure, he's 7-foot-1 and can knock people around in the post. But he wants to dribble and shoot, too. He wants to dominate in games and practices and in his never-ending pursuit of the gold jersey.
The schedule-makers have made January unusually crucial in the Big 12 this season. The next week will have a significant impact on the conference race.
Kentucky was short-handed against a desperate Texas A&M on Tuesday -- but the young Wildcats took a step in the right direction with a win.
Michigan, which almost knocked off No. 5 Purdue on Tuesday, will get another chance to upset a Giant when the Wolverines face Michigan State. Michigan isn't the only team testing its Giant Killer qualities.