Syracuse was an underdog against Connecticut on Thursday and Texas A&M on Friday. Regardless, the Orange won both games to take the Battle 4 Atlantis crown and improve to 6-0. They're now ranked 13th in the updated CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).
Michigan State's Denzel Valentine and Providence's Kris Dunn are probably first and second, in some order, in the National Player of the Year race. They'll play against each other Sunday night in the title game of the Wooden Legacy.
It's Quincy Ford's world today, we're all just living in it. Northeastern defeated No. 15 Miami (Fla.) 78-77 on a buzzer-beating 20-footer from Ford, who scored 24 points and grabbed six rebounds in the win.