Editor's note: Each Friday morning, Jay Bilas will break down the weekend's top game. This week it's No. 5 Florida (7-0) at No. 8 Arizona (7-0) at 10 p.m. ET Saturday on ESPN. Gators outlook: The difference for Florida this season is defense.
The college basketball world is about to be inundated with preseason rankings, awards and inflated expectations. It's the business of the sport, and consuming all the information is part of the allure of the early season for fans.
According to a report in the Arizona Daily Star, junior college power forward Matt Korcheck (Cochise College) has committed to Arizona's 2012 class with the expectation he will take a redshirt season next year.
CHICAGO -- The McDonald's All-American practices are frequently more valuable than the game itself, especially from an evaluation standpoint. Truthfully, "evaluating" is a term that's tough to toss around when it comes to all-star games but every now and then a whiff of competitive juices can be spotted in these practices.