Could freshman center Stephen Zimmerman have just played his final game in a UNLV jersey? Some thoughts on the big man's freshman season thus far.
Kentucky got off to a relatively slow start this season. But John Calipari's Wildcats are this weekend taking a three-game winning streak to Allen Fieldhouse, where they'll meet Bill Self's Jayhawks in a rematch of the 2012 national championship game.
After a bounce-back win for the Wildcats, projected star Skal Labissiere showed the improvements needed to get his season heading in the right direction.
If you've been too focused on college football to keep up with college basketball, here are 10 things you need to know about this season already in progress.
Kentucky coach John Calipari has too good of a thing going to jump to the Nets, West Virginia has a big opportunity against Kansas and more notes from around the nation from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
UNLV fired Dave Rice on Sunday. Among the obvious candidates to maybe replace him are Kelvin Sampson, Mike Brown, Steve Lavin, Todd Simon, Leon Rice and Steve Henson.
Gary Parrish is joined by Matt Norlander and Sam Vecenie for this episode of the Eye on College Basketball podcast. They discuss UNLV's firing of Dave Rice, what ultimately undid him, and which candidates might replace him. Then they dive into Villanova's great Big East start, Virginia's recent struggles, the top Player of the Year candidates, Kentucky's resume, etc.
UNLV should have stuck with coach Dave Rice until the end of the season, things are looking up at Pitt, plus more news and notes from CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein.
Rice, 47, went 95-54 at UNLV and made the NCAA Tournament twice. But the UNLV graduate never advanced in the Field of 68, and his lack of success relative to the talent in place was always a point of frustration for UNLV supporters. He was previously an assistant at BYU.
While Ben Simmons is getting all the attention, and deservedly so, Tim Quarterman is flying under the radar and providing the depth LSU needs to make a run.

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