Who's defying expectations? These teams have strayed furthest from college basketball's preseason script.
2020 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/5W 78-70
- 11/8W 83-71
- 11/1021L 90-69
- 11/18W 66-53
- 11/20W 85-57
- 11/23W 120-71
- 11/26LBIW 117-65
- 12/2L 81-79
- 12/73L 59-58
- 12/115W 71-62
- 12/14W 69-55
- 12/21L 63-56
- 12/29W 95-64
- 1/214L 76-56
- 1/5W 63-37
- 1/8W 71-70
- 1/11W 54-51
- 1/18W 75-71
- 1/21W 79-62
- 1/25W 64-62
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Some stats and historical factors that speak to each member of the current Top 25's chances of cutting down the nets in Atlanta.
- Illini's Griffin gets 2-game unsportsmanlike ban
- Illini's Griffin ejected after stepping on opponent
- Illinois player mistakenly clobbers ref after bucket
- Miller gives Illini highest-ranked recruit since '10
Kentucky got a big road win in OT over Texas Tech, Baylor handled Florida with ease, and Illinois finds itself atop the crowded Big Ten.
Ayo Dosunmu hit a contested jumper from the free throw line with 0.5 seconds remaining to give No. 21 Illinois a 64-62 victory over Michigan on Saturday.
The Big 12 and SEC will engage in their annual fight for bragging rights -- and NCAA tournament position -- in Saturday's daylong extravaganza.
Illinois guard Alan Griffin received a two-game suspension for stepping on Purdue's Sasha Stefanovic during Tuesday's game.
Illinois guard Alan Griffin was ejected from Tuesday night's game at Purdue after he stepped on the chest of Boilermakers guard Sasha Stefanovic. Illinois coach Brad Underwood said after the game that Griffin apologized to Stefanovic.
Kofi Cockburn finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds, Trent Frazier added 21 points and No. 21 Illinois pulled away in the second half for a 79-62 victory at Purdue on Tuesday night.
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast with Baylor head coach Scott Drew to talk about what he said to his team when they came in at No. 1 in the AP Top 25, how the players reacted (7:29), how he's keeping his team focused ahead of playing Florida, what he thought of the program when he took over 17 years ago, why he loves Seth and Dan (16:25), and the team's tribute to the Immortal Ten. Later, the guys discuss Butler losing two in a row (21:10), Kentucky rallying after John Calipari was tossed at Arkansas, if Cole Anthony will play again in college (29:10), and Mike Krzyzewski complaining about freedom of movement (36:38).
Trent Frazier scored 16 points, including hitting four 3-pointers, to lead No. 24 Illinois to a 75-71 win over Northwestern on Saturday.
Will Duke run away with the ACC? Can anyone separate themselves in the Big Ten? And can Florida bounce back in the SEC?
How deep is the B1G? After Saturday's win over Ohio State, Indiana is among 12 conference teams with a real shot at the NCAA tournament.
Ayo Dosunmu scored 18 points and Kofi Cockburn added 11 and grabbed 17 rebounds and Illinois held off Rutgers 54-51 at home on Saturday.
Sophomore guard Ayo Dosunmu scored 18 points -- including a 3-pointer with 46 seconds left -- to rally Illinois to a 71-70 Big Ten Conference victory over Wisconsin on Wednesday.
Alan Griffin scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds and Illinois defeated Purdue 63-37 on Sunday night.
Cassius Winston had 21 points and Xavier Tillman scored 19, leading No. 14 Michigan State to a 76-56 win over Illinois on Thursday night.
Kofi Cockburn scored a career-high 26 points and Illinois beat North Carolina A&T 95-64 on Sunday.
Dru Smith scored 19 points, Javon Pickett added 17, and the Missouri Tigers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 63-56 in the 39th Annual Braggin’ Rights game on Saturday.
Alan Griffin scored 15 points and Ayo Dosunmu added 14 and Illinois beat Old Dominion 69-55 on Saturday.