I Slept On It: Butler Picks Up Needed Win
The Bulldogs were one of the big bubble winners of the night, while Alabama, Creighton, and Oregon State dropped crucial contest. Plus, there were more upsets in the America East, NEC, and OVC eliminators.
I Slept On It: Indiana Wins Big Ten
The Hoosiers held off a late Iowa rally to claim its second outright league title in four years, while Villanova won the Big East for the third straight years. Plus, the first six conference tourney games of the season are in the books.
I Slept On It: Seton Hall, Wisconsin Move Closer
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.
UVa, Miami, Utah, Vandy Saturday's Big Winners
On Saturday, the ACC and Pac-12 races tightened, while Kansas claimed a share of its 12th consecutive Big 12 title. Plus, there were several games of bubble importance that further complicated the picture.
On The Menu: Saturday, February 27, 2016
The final Saturday of February has five Top 25 matchups on its slate. Note that this is the final day of conference play for most leagues that will start their tournaments during the early part of the Championship Fortnight.
I Slept On It: Xavier Tops Nova; Colorado Storms Arizona
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.
I Slept On It: Clemson And LSU Need Auto Bids
Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Ohio State, and Temple saw their cases take on more damage on Tuesday night, while Texas Tech, Tulsa, and Vanderbilt improved their positions.
I Slept On It: Bubble Jumble Day
Most of the bubble teams in action on Saturday found wins to be out of their reach. With just three weeks left in the season, the picture is more muddled than ever.
I Slept On It: Three Of The Top Five Fall
No. 3 Oklahoma, No. 4 Iowa, and No. 5 UNC all fell on a wild Wednesday, but only the Sooners lost to a bubble team, Texas Tech. The Red Raiders, Alabama, and St. Joe's all claimed big wins, while FSU, LSU, and St. Bonaventure fell.
I Slept On It: Iowa And Arizona Pick Up Wins
The Hawkeyes and Wildcats both took small step towards their league titles on Sunday, while Denzel Valentine enjoyed "his" day.
8 Ranked Teams Fall To Unranked Foes On Saturday
That doesn't include the two that lost in all-Top 25 matchups, which included the highly anticipated Kansas-Oklahoma rematch, which was great, but not nearly as incredible as the first game.
I Slept On It: Bubble Crowding Night
Texas Tech, Alabama, Tulsa, and Marquette all picked up vital victories over ranked opponents on Wednesday night.
I Slept On It: MSU And Xavier Fall
The Spartans stumbled at Purdue, while the Musketeers became a quality win for Creighton. Other ranked teams had more luck on Tuesday night, however.
I Slept On It: No. 1 And No. 2 Fall On The Road
Oklahoma lost again at Kansas State, while North Carolina tasted defeat at Notre Dame on yet another upset-filled Saturday.
I Slept On It: Wednesday Night Drama
Last night's college basketball schedule provided excitement in some unexpected places.
I Slept On It: Texas A&M Falls In Fayetteville
Wednesday night's underwhelming schedule largely failed to deliver, though the nation's fifth-ranked team was upset on the road and Purdue was pushed in the Twin Cities.
I Slept On It: "Giving The Game Away" NIght
Georgetown and Virginia picked up wins, thanks to furious late rallies, while Florida, Georgia, and Indiana fell short.
I Slept On It: No Unbeatens Remain
SMU's run at perfection ended with a thud in Philadelphia on Sunday, as did Villanova's shot at running the Big East table. On the other hand, Iowa still has a chance at conference perfection,. Plus, the Pac-12 race is tight.
I Slept On It: A Busy Saturday Light On Upsets
A January Saturday that featured many postponements due to the East Coast winter storm featured less chaos than most.
I Slept On It: Two Pac-12 Road Teams Win!
Arizona and Utah bucked a conference-wide trend on Thursday night, but USC and Arizona State weren't so lucky. Plus, Iowa won again, but not by as much as you would have expected, and Kentucky got a rare victory in Fayetteville.
I Slept On It: MSU, WVU Both Lose At Home
Nebraska and Texas both knocked off ranked opponents on the road, while North Carolina romped and Villanova had a close shave in Newark. All that and more in the January 20th recap.
I Slept On It: More Upsets (As Usual)
Tuesday saw Georgetown and N.C State win away from home, while Kansas found trouble in a familiar place.
I Slept On It: Iowa Is On Fire, Virginia Is Not
Sunday's action saw Iowa pick up its fifth Big Ten win, Virginia drop its third ACC contest, and an Oregon State player commit an egregious foul that cost his team dearly at Utah.
I Slept On It: Oklahoma Makes Its Case For No. 1
The Sooners look the likeliest to rise to the top after beating West Virginia on Saturday. Elsewhere, Clemson is still rolling, as is Villanova; there's a new SEC favorite and maybe an old one in the Pac-12.
I Slept On It: Iowa Dominates Sparty (Again)
The Hawkeyes, who completed an early sweep of Michigan State, were one of Thursday night's big winners. Arizona, Louisville, and BYU joined them.
I Slept On It: Just One Perfect Team Remains
SMU is now the only team left with a chance to finish the regular season undefeated. Also on Wednesday night, Clemson and USC took big steps toward conference championship contention and a place in tne NCAAs.
I Slept On It: "Good" UCLA Showed Up
The Bruins were set to "ON" Thursday night, while Ole Miss opened its new arena with a victory, SMU stayed perfect, and two long home winning streaks ended.
I Slept On It: Kentucky Falls At LSU
A pair of Top 10 teams fell on Tuesday night, while Syracuse fell into a big hole in the ACC race.
I Slept On It: A True Classic In Lawrence
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.
I Slept On It: The Pac-12 Road Is A Rough One
In 10 Pac-12 games this week, only three road teams managed to pick up road victories. Elsewhere, both Ohio State and Louisville got more than they bargained for out of teams expected to not contend in their respective conferences.
I Slept On It: Conference Play Is Officially Popping
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.
I Slept On It: Tip-Off Marathon, Part II
Kentucky and Michigan State claimed wins at the Champions Classic, while Maryland now has Metro D.C. basketball bragging rights alongside George Washington. That and more in your recap of the first Tuesday of the 2015-16 season.