Gary Parrish, Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie discuss Michigan State-Providence, Wichita State, Xavier, Syracuse, Rick Pitino's Top 25 comments, Wisconsin and the Big Ten in general for this episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast.
The weekly rankings had a big shuffle, with five new teams making the Top 25.
The USA Today Coaches poll in college basketball features a lot of turnover this week, as six new teams enter the poll following a madness-filled Thanksgiving week.
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.
The Miami Hurricanes are the only team in the country that already owns two wins over teams that were ranked in the preseason AP poll. They beat Utah by 24 points. They beat Butler by 10 points.
Indiana lost to Wake Forest on Monday in the Maui Invitational. The Hoosiers are no longer in the Top 25 (and one). Louisville took IU's spot.
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.
Indiana coach Tom Crean has heard the critics since he arrived in Bloomington, but he's not listening to them.
College basketball's Associated Press Poll went relatively unchanged this week, given that most of the teams involved played cupcakes and took care of business. There was one exception to that though, as Wisconsin failed to defeat Western Illinois and as a result, fell from the ranks of the AP Poll.
The No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels were one of the few Top-25 teams who didn't schedule a cupcake as their opening game. And after beating Temple handily 91-67, the Heels have been rewarded by the coaches poll.

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