Michigan State's Denzel Valentine and Providence's Kris Dunn are probably first and second, in some order, in the National Player of the Year race. They'll play against each other Sunday night in the title game of the Wooden Legacy.
Early season tournaments will mostly come to an end this weekend, as the Battle 4 Atlantis, Wooden Legacy, Advocare Invitational, NIT Preseason Tip-Off, Las Vegas Invitational and Barclays Center Classic all finish up. Here's what else to expect this weekend.
Hope you'll be in front of a television on Thanksgiving, because there are plenty of new early season tournaments beginning.
Vanderbilt has plenty of talent and is back on the big stage in the Maui Invitational final -- its biggest game since losing in the NCAA Tournament Round of 32 ... in 2012.
Providence junior do-it-all-guard Kris Dunn almost pulled off the unprecedented on Monday night.
The Hurricanes are legitimate ACC contenders, Oregon is looking strong plus more from around the nation from CBS Sports Jon Rothstein.
Despite a relatively subdued performance from Kris Dunn -- who still had 10 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two blocks -- Providence was able to hold off Illinois in the Dunkin Donuts Center for a 60-59 win.
Our post-24-hour marathon meal features precious little in the way of important matchups. There are a pair of games to keep an eye on, though.
CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein is high on Providence's Kris Dunn and the Cal Golden Bears. Check out more of his observations plus news and notes from around the nation.
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.

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