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.
Jon Rothstein offers up his observations regarding the college basketball landscape, including what the addition of freshman Cheick Diallo does for Kansas' title hopes.
Kansas junior Wayne Selden Jr. finished with 25 points in Wednesday's win over Vanderbilt. He's off to the best start of his college career.
With news that Kansas big man Cheick Diallo has finally been cleared, it might be a good time to either introduce you to his game, or re-acquaint you with what he can do on the floor.
Kansas freshman Cheick Diallo has been cleared to start playing for the Jayhawks on Dec. 1, the NCAA announced Wednesday afternoon. The 6-foot-9 forward in the reigning MVP of the McDonald's All-American game.
For the second straight season, UCLA was victim of a brutal beatdown by a basketball blue blood.
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.
Wednesday will crown a champion in Maui and kick off the Battle 4 Atlantis, the two strongest early season conference tournaments.
Kansas is laying nine points for UCLA in the Maui Invitational. So lay the points and pull for Bill Self.
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.

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