Matt Norlander

CBS Sports Senior Writer /

Arkansas' raucous home upset of No. 7 Duke provided one of the best scenes and biggest wins of November

The Razorbacks' win over the Blue Devils happened in front of the biggest crowd in Bud Walton Arena history and could change Arkansas' season

Court Report: Duke vs. Arkansas stokes '90s nostalgia, why BYU and Princeton are two huge November surprises

Matt Norlander's insider notebook returns for another season with a report in advance of Wednesday's big tilt in Fayetteville

UConn is ready to go, eager to close and again has the look of a team capable of winning the national title

The Huskies are on the verge of setting an NCAA record for most consecutive double-digit wins over nonconference opponents

Maui Invitational at 40: The 20 greatest games in the history of college basketball's best November event

The top games that gave the prestigious Thanksgiving week tournament its mythology

Maui Invitational at 40: How an American classic was born and why it's still the best in-season tournament

Wildfires moved the event to Honolulu this year, but it's fitting that Maui's 40th bracket is its greatest ever — and Chaminade's still involved

Even in a loss to No. 1 Kansas, John Calipari has Kentucky looking fun again for the first time in a while

Kentucky is going to take some hits, but at least it won't be a bore. The Wildcats have the feel of a team with immense promise

Michigan vs. St. John's score, takeaways: Wolverines spoil Rick Pitino's return to Madison Square Garden

Pitino's MSG return was a flop, while Michigan sent a big message that it was severely underrated in the preseason

Bryant coach Jared Grasso takes to social media to announce his resignation as coach of the Bulldogs

Grasso has stepped down amid an internal investigation. Phil Martelli Jr. will serve as interim head coach this season

Duke vs. Arizona: Home-and-home series between traditional powers should be the expectation, not the exception

Jon Scheyer is reviving a scheduling philosophy that Duke got away from in the past decade-plus: playing high-profile home-and-homes

College basketball predictions 2023-24: Expert picks for 2024 Final Four and NCAA Tournament champion

CBS Sports experts provide one last set of predictions for the 2023-24 season: the Final Four field and national champion

Bob Knight dies at 83: Legendary Indiana basketball coach guided Hoosiers to three national championships

Knight served as Indiana coach for 29 years, building the Hoosiers into a national powerhouse

United States of College Basketball: Predicting the best team in each state for the 2023-24 season

The race to determine the best team in some states might be more contentious than any conference race

College basketball rankings: The top 100 and 1 best players entering the 2023-24 season

Purdue's Zach Edey leads our rankings of the best college hoopers in the nation heading into the upcoming season

Rick Pitino has St. John's basketball primed for big stage amid Big East renaissance

The so-called 'new Big East' has never been more interesting ... and now here comes the legendary Pitino

College basketball rankings: CBS Sports' Top 100 And 1 best teams heading into the 2023-24 season

Matt Norlander has picked the best teams and tells you what you need to know about each program

Matt Norlander is a two-time national award-winning senior writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010 and is in his 14th season covering college basketball for CBS Sports. He also co-hosts the Eye on College Basketball podcast and is a college hoops analyst and insider for CBS Sports HQ. In addition to college hoops, Norlander covers the NBA Draft, is CBS Sports' lead Olympics columnist and occasionally writes on golf. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two sons, is an avid guitarist, amateur drummer and enthusiastic skier. You're happily invited to send him story tips and music recommendations.

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