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1dJohn Gasaway

Gasaway: Is this the season Wisconsin's consistency finally falls?

Wisconsin teams are dependable. But this season, with so many of last season's familiar faces gone, Bo Ryan has had to rely on others. Might this be the season the Badgers' consistency drops off?

Cincinnati comes back to beat George Washington (0:39)
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Weekend Predictions: Texas A&M's rise continues

The Battle 4 Atlantis final features an ACC squad (Syracuse) getting a lot from a handful of players and an SEC squad (Texas A&M) that looks like a serious contender.

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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)
5dJay Bilas

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.


Watch: 5-0 Purdue hosts 0-5 Lehigh

The 16th-ranked Boilermakers have dismantled opponents by an average of 28.2 points in their first five games, while Lehigh comes off a 26-point loss to Virginia. Streaming live on ESPN3


Greg Ostendorf ESPN Staff Writer 

Hey Dak Prescott, how's this ovation for your final home game at Davis-Wade Stadium? (Warning: It's loud.)


Davidson's Bob McKillop gets 500th win

The Wildcats are off to a 4-0 start and their head coach got his 500th career win in his 800th game as head coach for Davidson in an 83-70 victory over Denison.

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Bearcats capture Barclays Center Classic

Cincinnati scored 34 points in the second half and rallied from a late deficit to remain unbeaten with a 61-56 win over George Washington.


Colorado's Miller reprimanded for bite

The Pac-12 announced today that they reprimanded Tory Miller for biting an opponent during Colorado's win over Air Force on Wednesday. Miller apologized in a statement that read, in part: "It was a heat of the moment thing. I'm an emotional player, but I let my emotions get the best of me."

Jay Bilas @JayBilas

PC's Kris Dunn leads Big East in scoring (18.7), assists (6.7), and steals (4.2). In 21 minutes, he had 19 points, 8 assists v. Arizona.

Monmouth bench celebrations on point

From flapping birds, to posing for pictures, to recreating their own dunks, Monmouth's bench knows how to celebrate team baskets.


Arizona's Anderson rejects dunk with head

Providence thought it had a dunk, but the officials waved it off as they ruled it hit off Ryan Anderson's head and back up the hoop before it could completely clear the net.


Guerrero's block gets stuck at the rim

USF's Ruben Guerrero was able to admire his block against Kentucky slightly longer than usual, as the ball got stuck between the rim and the backboard.


Providence upsets No. 11 Arizona

Kris Dunn scored the final 10 points for Providence, including this dunk off the fast break, to complete the 69-65 upset of No. 11 Arizona at the Wooden Legacy.


Arizona takes one-point lead into halftime

Kadeem Allen's floater late gave No. 11 Arizona a 34-33 lead over Providence at halftime at the Wooden Legacy on ESPN2.


(11) Arizona-Providence at Wooden Legacy

Arizona needed overtime to outlast winless Santa Clara in its opener at the Wooden Leagacy in Fullerton, Calif. Now it faces a fellow unbeaten team in Providence, and will have to do so without star center Kaleb Tarczewski, who is out with an ankle injury. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

Auburn cruises past Northwestern State

Six Tigers score in double figures and Auburn notches the fourth most points in school history in a win against Northwestern State.


Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

Arizona big man Kaleb Tarczewski wont play tonight due to ankle injury. Well give update next on Arizona-Providence game. Next. ESPN2.

Cincinnati holds off Nebraska

No. 24 Cincinnati improves to 6-0 with a 65-61 victory over Nebraska in the Barclays Center Classic semifinals behind Troy Caupin's 17 points.


No. 17 Notre Dame holds off Iowa

V.J. Beachem scored 16, Demetrius Jackson had 12 and No. 17 Notre Dame beat Iowa 68-62 in the consolation round of the AdvoCare Invitational.


Monmouth bench worth price of admission

Monmouth's reserves provided plenty of entertainment in Thursday's upset win over Notre Dame. It's continuing their celebratory ways tonight against Dayton.


McKay leads No. 4 Cyclones to win

Jameel McKay did it all for No. 4 Iowa State, leading the team to a 99-77 win against Virginia Tech.


Loving good from 3-point land

OSU's Marc Loving nails his second 3-pointer early in the second half to stretch the lead to 9 vs. Memphis on ESPN2. Loving has 15 points on 4-of-8 shooting.