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It was a rough watch, and if Marcus Smart stays true to his word, the final game of his college career was an ugly exit.
The Iowa State forward is very talented, but was he even the best player on his own team?
Marcus Smart's ban for shoving a fan will be blamed for Oklahoma State's failed season, though that damage was already done.
Oklahoma State will have to play three games without Marcus Smart, and it's a tough road for the Cowboys.
Will Wichita State go undefeated? Can Michigan State make its first Final Four since 2010? Is Doug McDermott going to get his first scoring title? Will Bill Self get his 10th Big 12 title?
Josh Pastner had been haunted by the fact that he entered the weekend with zero career wins against opponents ranked in the Top 25 of the AP poll. That's among the reasons why Sunday night's victory over No. 5 Oklahoma State was massive for the coach and program.
Marcus Smart might've cost himself some money by returning to Oklahoma State. But what he's doing now is "priceless."
If you're planning on just relaxing on the couch all day, college basketball is making it easy. There's terrific games all afternoon and night.
Thanksgiving is usually reserved for football, but there was plenty of college basketball to discuss.

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