Wednesday will crown a champion in Maui and kick off the Battle 4 Atlantis, the two strongest early season conference tournaments.
Purdue used a late 22-3 run to pull away and defeat Florida 85-70 to win the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Championship. The Boilermakers are a good team, folks.
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.
The John R. Wooden Award is given annually to the nation's top college basketball player. Kentucky and Indiana both have three players on the preseason Top 50 list. Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky won the award last season.
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.
When Florida tips off against Navy on Friday night around 9:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network, it will mark the beginning of a new era for the Gators.
From Friday's openers to when the last strand of the net is cut down in Houston, site of this season's the Final Four, Gary Parrish has 68 things that has him excited about the upcoming college basketball season.
What better way to kick off the college basketball season than with the Veterans Classic featuring Florida and North Carolina on CBS Sports Network.
Every year, there are players who exceed expectations and players who just don't quite live up to them, and 2014-15 was no exception. However, there's plenty of time for them to turn it around, so here are 10 guys I expect to bounce back from trying 2014-15 seasons.
"Magnetic resonance imaging tests Friday on Murphy's right foot revealed a partial tear to the plantar fascia," Florida said via statement.

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