There’s a whole lot of the 2016-17 college basketball season left, but there won’t be a lot more regular season dates more captivating than Wednesday night was across the national landscape.
The top-ranked team went down. Number two very nearly did, too. Five ranked teams lost, including both higher-ranked teams in matchups of ranked squads. One ranked team lost by 26 points.
And that was just inside the top 25, and doesn’t count that a number of other leagues-the Big West, Mountain West and SWAC among them-staged important games that likely will go a long way toward tournament seeding in March. And all of this was on a night that was busy, but still far from packed with games.
We’re only on the fifth day of 2017? There’s plenty more to come. Among the many things we absorbed from Wednesday: … Continue Reading