Oklahoma dropping to fourth on two AP ballots is dumb. But Providence dropping three spots on another voter's ballot after going 2-0 with a home win over Butler and a road win at Providence is the most inexplicable thing in this week's AP poll.
Torrey Ward played at UAB before embarking on a coaching career that led to him being the associated coach at Illinois State when he died last April in a plane crash while returning home from the championship game of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. He was 36 years old. He had two children.
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.