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.
Denzel Valentine goes for a career-high 32 points as Michigan State moves on to the final at 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.
College basketball needs more players like Michigan's Denzel Valentine, Syracuse's Tyler Lydon is paying dividends and other news and notes from Jon Rothstein.
Michigan State beat Boston College on Thursday 99-68 for Tom Izzo's 500th career win.
Hope you'll be in front of a television on Thanksgiving, because there are plenty of new early season tournaments beginning.
The Maui Invitational continues on Tuesday, as well as a big group of other games that should be pretty fun. Here's what to expect on Tuesday.
Indiana lost to Wake Forest on Monday in the Maui Invitational. The Hoosiers are no longer in the Top 25 (and one). Louisville took IU's spot.
Following its win over Duke on Tuesday in the Champions' Classic and North Carolina's loss to Northern Iowa on Saturday, Kentucky is the new No. 1 team in the Coaches Poll.
Kentucky took over as the new No. 1 team in the country after North Carolina lost to Northern Iowa over the weekend.

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