Wisconsin faces its first road test outside of its home state when it travels to Cal to face the Golden Bears on Monday night.
The ACC-Big Ten Challenge finishes, headlined by Duke at Wisconsin.
Look for Michal Cekovsky from Slovakia to be the Terrapins' starting season once Big Ten play rolls around.
Sam Singer, Cal's only real PG option, has to step up for the Bears to make noise in the Pac-12 while UCLA looks like a legit threat to Arizona after adding Jon Octeus.
Scanning the nation, let's look at Arizona without Brandon Ashley, marvel at Duke's torrid Andre Dawkins, check out some hidden gems and spotlight mid-major coaches doin' work.
Iowa State and Oklahoma State both needed a win on Monday to get some momentum. They get a marathon.
With only about a month left in the regular season, things are shaping up for a fun final few weeks. Iowa State and Oklahoma State highlight Monday.
Minnesota and Michigan pulled out statement wins on Wednesday, while VCU and Saint Louis took a step up in the A-10 pecking order.
Wisconsin is playing some of the best basketball in the country -- and the Badgers showed that in their win over Virginia.
The weekend will be filled with interesting championship game matchups in most of the early-season tournaments.

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