It's been eight long months since college basketball was played in Madison Square Garden.
Time to end the drought.
The 2K Sports Classic benefiting Coaches vs. Cancer will do that in fine fashion beginning on Thursday night, when No. 4 Pittsburgh faces Maryland at 7 p.m. ET and No. 16 Illinois tangos with No. 22 Texas in the ESPN2 doubleheader.
Here's a cheat sheet to get you ready before the Garden lights come on:
Players To Watch: Wow Factor
Brad Wanamaker, Pittsburgh: ...