Indiana freshman Thomas Bryant is making an early strong impression, Arizona pulls out a solid victory vs. Boise State plus other news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
Thursday is the day where early season tournaments tip off in earnest, as the Charleston Classic and Puerto Rico Tip-Off get going. Here's what to expect from the day's action.
Three teams vying for the league title, then another three with realistic expectations to make the NCAA Tournament.
The 2016 Big 12-SEC Challenge will be held on one day, on Jan. 30, with ten enticing non-conference matchups filling up the schedule.
The biggest teams: Kentucky, North Carolina, Duke, Kansas, Michigan State. The list goes on. They're all playing in something major in college hoops this November.
The conference benefited in a big way because so many guys who could have tested pro waters instead opted to return to school, all of them upperclassmen.
New Mississippi State coach Ben Howland's Bulldogs will get an early test vs. Miami in the Puerto Rico Shootout.
Iowa State's hiring of former Murray State coach Steve Prohm is an interesting, inspired and ultimately not too unlikely of a pick.
A couple teams on the bubble are in action today, as well as a longshot bid stealer
Playing days may be coming to an end for the Raiders' walk-on guard, but Adams still has plenty to give to the game.

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