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.
Maryland went on a 12-5 run in the final five minutes to take control of a back-and-forth game with Georgetown.
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.
The 24-hour basketball marathon continues on Tuesday, and culminates in the Champions' Classic, which features two matchups of potential Final Four teams.
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.
The Big Ten released its preseason awards on Wednesday afternoon, naming Maryland's Melo Trimble preseason player of the year.
Meet Mark Turgeon, the man who escaped the clutches of the hot seat to turn Maryland into the country's potential No. 1 team.
With college football in full swing and with college basketball gearing up, the Eye on College Basketball staff decided that this week's Trifecta should discuss a combination of both sports. Which schools have the best combination of coaches in football and basketball?
In this week's edition of the College Hoops Mailbag, Sam Vecenie discusses why he thinks Monte Morris will play an even bigger role for Iowa State this season. Also, he discusses Marquette, Alabama, Pittsburgh and Kansas.

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