Matt Norlander

CBS Sports Writer /

College basketball season starts in 50 days, so here's 50 fun facts to get you ready

Nov. 10 will be here before you know it so here's what you need to know

Top five conference games in each major college basketball league this season

We look at the 'Major 7' leagues and give you the best of what's to come in conference play in 2017-18

Rick Pitino says Adam Silver, NBA will soon allow players to go pro out of high school

Louisville's coach predicts a change is coming to the NBA's one-and-done rule by 2019

Ex-coach Mike Lonergan settles with George Washington over his termination

Multiple former players of Lonergan's alleged verbal abuse and inappropriate remarks

Top 10 games on ACC schedule: Questions for Duke, UNC; what games Pitino may miss

An overview of what the most interesting conference will offer up this season -- beyond Duke and Carolina

Love to hate Duke? The NCAA and Marvin Bagley III just did your attitude a big favor

When Bagley was cleared to play for Duke, the Blue Devils became the clear favorite to win it all

Buddy Boeheim, a top shooter in 2018, says he'll play for his father, Jim, at Syracuse

Buddy Boeheim has turned into a top-200 prospect and could be a key longterm piece for the Orange

Marvin Bagley III cleared by NCAA, will play for Duke this season

Bagley's inclusion to Duke's roster has vaulted the Blue Devils to title favorites

Ranking every game and picking the winners in the Big 12/SEC Challenge

Kentucky vs. West Virgina and Kansas vs. Texas A&M are two games to look forward to

Thousands of packages start to arrive on campus for Houston's viral charity effort

Cougars coach Kelvin Sampson will start giving the gear away, as long as it doesn't break NCAA rules

Cam Reddish, top-five player in the class of 2018, commits to Duke

Mike Krzyzewski and the Blue Devils land their second five-star prospect in less than a month

In wake of devastation, Houston-area college basketball programs helping out

Rice, Houston Baptist, the University of Houston are facing challenges due to the historic flood

Rollie Massimino, the coach of Villanova's 1985 NCAA title team, dies at 82

Massimino, a Big East legend, coached one of the greatest upsets in NCAA Tournament history

Rollie Massimino, the coach of Villanova's 1985 title team, in hospice care in Florida

Massimino led one of the biggest upsets in NCAA Tournament history when Nova stunned Georgetown

Candid Coaches: Who is the best referee in college basketball?

We have the names you need to know, and ACC officials dominate voting among our coaches

Matt Norlander is a national award-winning writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his seventh season covering college basketball for CBS, and also covers the NBA Draft, the Olympics and the World Cup. He lives in Connecticut and loves to play the guitar and drums. You're happily invited to send him story tips and music suggestions.