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Watch live: Syracuse, UConn go back and forth at Battle 4 Atlantis

Watch the Huskies and Orange live on ESPN/WatchESPN.

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#Top10Thursday: Hey, a little help?

Even though the players on this list are talented, they need some help if their teams are going to reach their potential.

What's wrong with the Hoosiers? (2:14)
Kansas wins Maui Invitational (0:55)
Ben Simmons' highlight reel (1:06)
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Brown: LSU's Ben Simmons could stand to be more selfish

Ben Simmons had another double-double in LSU's overtime loss to NC State. But with only four points, it's clear the star freshman hasn't quite figured out how to balance looking for his shot with setting up his teammates.

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College Hoops Power Rankings: Kentucky ... again

Kentucky is at it again, opening a season by flexing its muscle and reminding our voters that the top spot should belong to the Wildcats until further notice.

Simmons goes coast-to-coast with emphatic slam (0:14)
Bill Walton and Fran Fraschilla drop the beat (0:27)
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Bilas: The new rules are helping foster upsets

The accepted thought was that college hoops' new rules would only help the big programs, make the rich richer. It's actually worked the other way, setting up more upsets by the little guys.

Grayson Allen the difference for Duke (1:16)
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On the Quad: 5-foot-9 and standing tall

College basketball is not being dominated by the big guys. All you need to do is take a look at this list of little guys. Don't underestimate them.


Drmic hits triple at the buzzer for lead

Boise State's Anthony Drmic drilled this 3-pointer at the horn to give his team a 30-27 lead against UC Irvine at the Wooden Legacy tournament. (Live on ESPNU)


This guy's hat game is strong

A Florida fan brought his Thanksgiving best to the game -- and so did the woman next to him.


UConn tied with Syracuse at half

The Huskies' Omar Calhoun got the friendly roll on this corner 3-pointer to tie things up with Syracuse at the half. (Live on ESPN)


USC shocks No. 20 Wichita State

USC pulled off the 72-69 upset after Wichita State's Zach Brown just missed this desperation 3-pointer at the horn.


Watch: No. 8 Villanova vs. Stanford

The last time No. 8 Villanova was playing at Madison Square Garden, it won the Big East Tournament for the first time in 20 years. How will the Wildcats perform against Stanford? Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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FINAL: USC 72, No. 20 Wichita State 69. USC is 5-0 for the first time since 2001 and beat a ranked opponent for the first time since 2013.

Brimah dunk capitalizes UConn passing

UConn's passing zigged and zagged through the Syracuse zone, with Amida Brimah finishing it off with a two-handed jam.


Baker with the huge block vs. USC

Wichita State's Ron Baker can shoot it with the best of them. USC learned the hard way he can play defense too. (Live on ESPN2)


Orange score in transition vs. UCONN

Syracuse can use defense to create offense, as it did here in transition, with the dunk from Tyler Roberson. (Live on ESPN)


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Well now. That was an NCAA type game. Aggies defended Kyle Wiltjer and Zags well on last possession. Expect Texas A&M to be a major factor all season. Daniel House and Co. are going to be tough to matchup with during the season.

Watch: (18) UConn vs. Syracuse

The No. 18 Huskies and Orange, both 4-0, are looking to remain unbeaten as they vie for a spot in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis to play Texas A&M on Friday. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Dazon Ingram throws down 360 jam

The Alabama guard spun all the way around and slammed down a dunk with style against Xavier.


Gonzaga, Texas A&M going down to the wire

No. 10 Gonzaga and No. 25 Texas A&M are tied at 61 with under two minutes to play in the semifinal of the Battle 4 Atlantis. The Aggies have lost 26 straight games vs. top-10 opponents, with the last win coming in 2008 vs. No. 10 Texas. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Texas A&M grabs last-second lead at half

No. 25 Texas A&Ms Tonny Trocha-Morelos hit a 3 with mere seconds left in the first half to give his team a 35-32 lead over No. 10 Gonzaga in the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinal on ESPN.


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Coming up later today at Atlantis a rematch of Washington-Texas from China (won by UW) two weeks ago. Odds two teams play against each other in China and Bahamas in same season? Zero until now.

Gonzaga gets the steal, makes the dunk

Eric McClellan knocked the ball away from No. 25 Texas A&M and breezed down the court for an easy dunk in the first half of the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinal on ESPN.


Former Houston coach Guy Lewis dies

The Hall of Fame coach died this morning at the age of 93, the school announced. Lewis, Houston's coach from 1956-86, may best be remembered for coaching Elvin Hayes and the Cougars to an upset of UCLA at the Astrodome in front of 50,000-plus people in 1968.

Watch: (25) Texas A&M vs. (10) Gonzaga

These two unbeaten teams face off in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. The Aggies' last 26 matchups vs. top 10 teams have ended in losses by an average of 12.4 points. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

Michigan guard has major shoe issues

The Wolverines' Caris LeVert slipped while trying to avoid a Connecticut defender and wound up breaking his shoe.