— Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 23 points despite second-half foul trouble and Indiana’s defense shut down No. 4 Iowa in an 81-69 comeback victory Thursday night.
- Iowa St. positive tests put halt to No. 6 KU game
- Texas leaps to No. 4; Gonzaga still tops in poll
- Suggs leads top-ranked Gonzaga by No. 3 Iowa
- Zags, Bears remain 1-2 in poll; top 5 unchanged
Courtside: Chris Holtmann previews Ohio State's showdown against Purdue. Plus, the guys share their thoughts on Baylor's Kim Mulkey
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Kim Mulkey’s comments about playing college basketball during a pandemic, if there’s a home court advantage this season, not panicking over Michigan’s loss, Auburn’s Sharife Cooper bursting onto the scene, Gonzaga Watch and Iowa’s roster construction. Then, Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann joins the show to talk about Kyle Young’s throwback style, an update on Seth Towns, Dakich wanting to take a bullet for Holtmann, Jae’Sean Tate making an impact with the Rockets and the happiest he’s ever seen his team. Later, quick hitters on Baylor, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas Tech.
Gonzaga and Baylor are in their own tiers atop men's college basketball. Everyone else, it seems, is fighting for No. 3.
— Luka Garza had 17 points and 10 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and No. 5 Iowa rolled to a 96-73 victory over Northwestern on Sunday.
No. 6 Kansas and Iowa State have postponed their game scheduled for Saturday because of positive COVID-19 tests and contract tracing in the Cyclones' program.
Four Gonzaga starters make the updated rankings, but Iowa's Luka Garza still leads the way.
Juwan Howard and the Wolverines are carrying the banner for the rugged Big Ten, while USC and UCLA had big weeks out west.
— Luka Garza scored 33 points and Joe Wieskamp added 20 as No. 5 Iowa defeated No. 16 Minnesota 86-71 on Sunday.
ESPN.com's college basketball experts make predictions for Texas-West Virginia and other top games of the weekend.
— Luka Garza scored 17 of his 24 points in the decisive first half, and No. 5 Iowa roared back from an early deficit by keeping Maryland scoreless for nearly eight minutes in an 89-67 victory Thursday night.
In a college basketball season like no other, these are the teams, players and coaches causing eyebrows to raise throughout the sport.
Texas enters the top five for the first time since 2011, but Gonzaga maintains a tight hold on the No. 1 spot in the AP poll.
Texas handed Kansas a historic loss at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday. What kind of leap does the Longhorns' blowout merit?
— Luka Garza had 25 points, 15 in the second half, as No. 10 Iowa defeated No. 14 Rutgers 77-75 thanks to the Scarlet Knights' free throw struggles.
Points Per Game90.73rd
Rebounds Per Game41.8Tied-16th
Assists Per Game20.91st