In a college basketball season that has been littered with upsets throughout the first week, we almost had our biggest one on Friday night. However, No. 3 Maryland eventually turned up the pressure and intensity, and defeated Rider 65-58.
The John R. Wooden Award is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player. Kentucky and Indiana both have three players on the preseason Top 50 list. Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky won the award last season.
Last year, college basketball was ruled by terrific frontcourts. This year, the talent is a bit more spread out, but there are still plenty of groups to get excited about. Here are your top-10 frontcourts in college basketball.
We asked our writers from the Eye on College Basketball team -- Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie -- what their thoughts were on pushing back the season, as well as a pair of other questions to preview the upcoming season.