The Wooden Award has released its Midseason Top-25 List for the 2015-16 season, and largely it features many of the names that you would expect, including Buddy Hield, Kris Dunn, Ben Simmons and Denzel Valentine.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was in excellent spirits following the Spartans' win over Providence. However, the coach did let his displeasure for officiating and the rule changes in college basketball be known after the game.
Michigan State was supposed to be good following its Final Four run in 2015. But I'm not sure even the most ardent Spartan supporters could have expected this after losing Travis Trice and Branden Dawson. The Spartans beat Providence 77-64 to win the Wooden Legacy and get out to a 7-0 start.