December begins with four of the top six AP-ranked college basketball teams in action, and we have you covered with our daily college basketball player props and best bets for Friday based on the best college basketball odds at our best sportsbooks. The opening matchups of the Big East-Big 12 Battle resulted in victories for the Big East teams. Butler secured a hard-fought win against Texas Tech in an overtime thriller, showcasing resilience and determination. Meanwhile, Creighton displayed dominance on the road, overpowering Oklahoma State with a strong performance that highlighted their skill and composure. These victories mark a promising start for the Big East conference in this anticipated inter-conference showdown.