The annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge features 14 games this season. But most are nationally irrelevant, and only two are between nationally ranked teams. Here's a list of the top five matchups. Maryland at North Carolina is undeniably the most interesting.
Kentucky was tied with Illinois State at the half Monday before pulling away in the final 20 minutes and winning 75-63. The Wildcats are now 7-0 with seven double-digit victories. They're still ranked No. 1 in the CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).
This was the year LSU basketball was supposed to take the next step.However, the early results seem to indicate that, in fact, nothing has changed with the Tigers basketball program under coach Johnny Jones. The Tigers fell to College of Charleston on Monday night.