In the process, the Pirates dealt Xavier's top seed hopes a blow, while the Badgers deprived Michigan of a needed quality road win. Plus, idle Indiana clinched a share of the Big Ten title, and Oregon moved closer to the Pac-12's.
The Musketeers jumbled the top seed race, which might no longer include Iowa. Plus, the Pac-12 lead now belongs to Oregon by itself following a controversial night in Boulder.
And to think, at one point it looked like Oklahoma would get run out of Phog Allen Fieldhouse. Instead, we were treated to an all-time classic that went well into the night. Plus, while that madness was going on, Virginia dropped a road game.
The first Saturday of the New Year was also the first truly busy one of the 2015-16 season. In this edition of my semi-regular series, I attempt to summarize the most important results by league.