Syracuse is a unanimous No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the second straight week while SMU moved into the Top 25 for the first time in almost three decades.
The Cavaliers -- fresh off dismissing coach Mike Brown and parting ways with GM Danny Ferry -- have formally extended an offer to Michigan State coach Tom Izzo to replace Brown, sources confirmed.
Jay Bilas takes a look at the job Tom Izzo has done, who's the country's best shooter and UConn's easy schedule in his weekend notebook.
Shannon Brown scored 23 of his 29 points in the second half to lift Michigan State to a 69-60 victory over Penn State.
Dee Brown scored a career-high 34 points and No. 6 Illinois held No. 7 Michigan State nearly 33 points below its average to win their Big Ten-opening showdown 60-50 on Thursday night.
Shannon Brown set a career high with 27 points and Paul Davis added 24 as the 12th-ranked Spartans overcame an uninspired first half for an 83-75 victory over Chicago State.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo criticized Hawaii fans for booing his injured player who had to be taken off the court on a stretcher for severe cramps Saturday.