Louisville won't participate in the 2016 NCAA Tournament, which opens up an at-large spot in the bracket. Today that spot allows Gonzaga to make the field of 68.
Well, this changes a few things for both teams.
Texas started 9-6 overall, 1-2 in the Big 12. But now the Longhorns have won six of their past seven games and built a resume that features five top-50 RPI wins. Shaka Smart says it's just a byproduct of his players "honoring the process." If it continues, the Longhorns will be in the NCAA Tournament.
Oklahoma is clearly the best team in the country and it now also has the clear-cut No. 1 player in the country in Buddy Hield.
After a bounce-back win for the Wildcats, projected star Skal Labissiere showed the improvements needed to get his season heading in the right direction.
Led by senior point guard Yogi Ferrell, Indiana is off to a 5-0 start in the Big Ten, Oklahoma heads to Iowa State tonight plus other news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
The Rams and Spiders etched another terrific tilt in their record books on Saturday afternoon, as 13-5 VCU took Richmond to overtime and got a win against Chris Mooney's club on CBS Sports Network.
Georgetown will host Villanova on Saturday before facing Xavier and UConn next week, USC is on a roll pluse news and notes from CBS Sports Jon Rothstein.
Michigan State has one of the deepest benches in college basketball this season. That depth is allowing Tom Izzo to play with his rotations, but he needs to figure it out soon.
Saint Joe's was less than half of a second half away from finding itself on the receiving end of some really good publicity. Then VCU rallied, blew the whole thing up, and now the Atlantic 10 has some nice chaos to it just a week into conference season.

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