College basketball needs more players like Michigan's Denzel Valentine, Syracuse's Tyler Lydon is paying dividends and other news and notes from Jon Rothstein.
Check out the latest on the early season tournaments and events for the 2016-17 season.
Allen, Florida State's Benji Bell and Oklahoma's Akolda Manyang developed their game at junior colleges but are ready to contribute at the Division I level.
There was a landslide winner when we asked coaches who was the best defensive coach in the game today.
A special Friday edition of the Viewer's Guide will focus on one of the best days of college hoops all season, the Friday of Conference Tourney week.
Conference USA announced UTEP coach Tim Floyd will serve a one-game suspension for failing to quickly leave the court after being ejected from Thursday's game at Louisiana Tech.
In taking apart No. 5 Wisconsin, Maryland's backcourt tandem of Dez Wells and Romelo Trimble serve notice the Terps are a threat in the NCAA Tournament.
UTEP coach Tim Floyd had intended to set up a non-conference game against Kentucky to honor the 1966 NCAA title game between the Wildcats and Texas Western.
A less exciting slate than you'd expect, considering there are over 60 games.
Strong games on Friday and Sunday bookend what is sure to be an exciting and jam-packed Saturday.

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