NCAA men's basketball teams are allowed to go on a foreign trip every four years but rarely have so many high-major programs gone to the same location within a few weeks of each other like what will occur in August in the Bahamas.
Kentucky coach John Calipari said the likely preseason No. 1 Wildcats will jump start their season with a mid-August trip to the Atlantis in the Bahamas, but without rising junior center Willie Cauley-Stein.
UTEP coach Tim Floyd says "it's over" with USC coach Andy Enfield after they were involved in a verbal altercation Wednesday night at a pre-tournament reception at the Battle 4 Atlantis in the Bahamas.
Roy Devyn Marble scored 30 points before leaving with a leg injury, and No. 23 Iowa rallied from a 15-point, second-half deficit to beat Xavier 77-74 in overtime at the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals Thursday night.