We had a rare thing happen on Saturday: The predominant frontrunner for national player of the year (Buddy Hield) faced off against the predominant frontrunner for national freshman of the year (Ben Simmons).
College football has finally ended, which means it's time for fans of amateur sports to turn their attention to basketball. And given that there are plenty of fans who tend not to fully tune into college hoops until football ends, that means it's the perfect time to give you an update on where the game stands midway through the season. That's where the CBS Sports Top-100 (and One) comes in.
Kansas and Oklahoma were No. 1 and No. 2 in the CBS Sports Top 25 (and one) on Monday morning. Then they played a triple-overtime thriller that Kansas ultimately won 109-106 late Monday night. And there's absolutely no reason to change the top two spots. So Kansas is still No. 1. And Oklahoma is still No. 2.
The race for the best statistical game this season might be over on the first day of December. Iona's A.J. English went for 46 points on Tuesday in a 101-77 win over Fairfield. He also dished out eight assists and knocked down 13 3s in what was just a totally outrageous performance.