As part of our College Hoops 101 facelift, this feature will now include looking ahead to the top games in the upcoming week. You can check out the highlights of last week in the world of college basketball by clicking here. A pair of interesting non-conference rivalries are renewed this week when Xavier meets Cincinnati and Kentucky visits Indiana in a battle of unbeaten teams.
Missouri vs. Villanova and Marquette vs. Washington, Tuesday 6:00 &8:30, ESPN
These games will be played at Madison Square Garden as part of the Jimmy V Classic. Mizzou and Marquette are both unbeaten and better than most people predicted at the beginning of the year. The Huskies and Wildcats have taken a couple of bumps early in the season and could really use a marquee win to offset some losses that will hurt their resumes come March.
Arizona at Florida, Wednesday 6:00, ESPN
The Gators have suffered a pair of losses at tough venues, Ohio State and Syracuse, but were competitive in both games. The...