Arizona headlines early Top 25 for 2014-15 men's college basketball season.
Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
Time to break down why it will go well -- or poorly -- for each of the tourney teams.
Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive second-half surge to help No. 5 North Carolina rally past Wisconsin (No. 7 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) 60-57 on Wednesday night.
As the college basketball season gets under way, the King's Court takes a look around the nation at all the latest happenings.
Our writers go around the country to identify the conference title and player of the year races they're most looking forward to tracking.
Andy Katz updates his early top 25 after the NBA draft's early-entry deadline
With Tyler Hansbrough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green, UNC is the early favorite to win it all. Here's the early 2008-09 Top 25, writes Andy Katz.
Players like Wayne Ellington, Arinze Onuaku and Sam Young were mere afterthoughts last season on their team's benches. But with one more year of experience, they've turned into big-time studs, writes Mark Schlabach.
Rashad McCants swished a clutch 3-pointer and had two huge blocks on the other end, leading the top-seeded Tar Heels to a 88-82 victory over Wisconsin on Sunday in the final of the Syracuse Regional.
If contrasting styles make for compelling games, Carolina-Wisconsin should be a thriller.
Illinois is pacing itself during a Super Tuesday stretch of daunting Big Ten road trips. One down, two to go.