The former McDonald's All-American averaged 17.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 23 games before suffering a torn meniscus in his left knee in mid-February.
Wisconsin has an X-factor in Nigel Hayes, whose development gives him the chance to be a real difference-maker for the Badgers.
Rice just completed his fourth season at his alma mater by finishing 18-15 and missing the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. Consequently, his status was very much in question over the weekend. But Rice was told Monday he'll get at least one more season, sources told CBSSports.com.
There are 60 games tomorrow, about two-thirds or which are of some importance. Where should you divert your eyes? Here's a quick preview.
A couple teams on the bubble are in action today, as well as a longshot bid stealer
With Kentucky's victory on Tuesday night, the Wildcats became the 12th team ever in men's hoops to reach 30-0. Where do they stack up as of now?
UNLV's Rashad Vaughn is currently third among all freshmen in scoring this season at 17.8 points per game. But can he improve his efficiency enough to become a legitimate NBA player?
This is so supremely fantastic.
Several Las Vegas casinos will dim their lights Wednesday night as a tribute to former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian, who died last week at 84. Vegas casinos have also done the same tribute for icons like Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra.

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