Thursday night’s college basketball schedule was stacked, as good of a weeknight schedule as we may see all season.
From the top of Division I to the bottom, from the East Coast to far into the Pacific, games of significance took place everywhere. Fantastic finishes, overtime games (sometimes both in one-see: Arkansas’s exciting 93-91 OT win over Alabama), rivalry games, offense, defense, you name it, you were able to find it.
But more than anything, the night featured a number of important battles for the top in conference standings. Among the biggies: