Early season tournaments get into full swing on Friday throughout the day, then continue on throughout the weekend. Here's what you can get excited about this weekend.
Miami is becoming a player in recruiting, Kentucky has a productive 24 hours, plus other news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
Check out the latest on the early season tournaments and events for the 2016-17 season.
Gambling is a huge part of sports these days, and degenerate drunks are forever looking for a late situation to get them back to even. Gary Parrish is here to help. Every night, by 8:30 ET, he'll post a prediction for a college basketball game scheduled to tip no earlier than 9:00 ET. Then you can bet it and get rich. This is #LastCallForDrunkBets.
This year, expect a downtick, but not a drastic one. Getting five schools into the NCAAs is easily projectable, and in sizing up the league, even the teams that will finish 8/9/10 aren't going to be brutal.
Meet Mark Turgeon, the man who escaped the clutches of the hot seat to turn Maryland into the country's potential No. 1 team.
CBS Sports Network Analyst Jon Rothstein says it's a critical year for the Panthers, SMU gets some good news and tells you what to make out of scores from overseas.
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.
Villanova, Providence and Georgetown all return key players while Chris Mullin and Dave Leitao return to familiar places as coaches.
It's Round 2 as DePaul's coach for Dave Leitao; he returns 10 years later and inherits a team which lost 11 of its final 12 and is attempting to compete in the Big East.

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