The argument about the best player in college basketball will go on all season. But it's already clear which players are the most exciting. We go through the list, starting, of course, with Deandre Ayton and Collin Sexton.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10L 74-59
- 11/13L 74-56
- 11/16W 104-98
- 11/17W 80-78
- 11/19W 75-64
- 11/25W 70-45
- 12/4W 94-80
- 12/7W 84-78
- 12/10W 78-58
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Donovan Jackson scored 25 points, including a career-high seven 3s, Cameron Lard had 15 points with 11 rebounds and Iowa State held off Alcorn State 78-58 on Sunday for its seventh straight win.
Freshman Lindell Wigginton scored 24 points and Iowa State held off rival Iowa 84-78 on Thursday night, its eighth straight home win over the Hawkeyes.
Freshman Lindell Wigginton poured in a season-high 28 points and Iowa State rallied to beat Northern Illinois 94-80 on Monday night for its fifth straight win.
As the 2017-18 college basketball season gets underway, let's pause to consider the status of each major conference. Right now, the Big 12 looks deep.
Freshman Lindell Wigginton scored a career-high 21 points and Iowa State cruised past Western Illinois 70-45 on Saturday for its fourth consecutive win.
Donovan Jackson scored 26 points and Iowa State blew most of a huge lead before holding off Boise State 75-64 in Sunday's championship game at the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Nick Weiler-Babb had 20 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists Friday to help Iowa State hold off Tulsa 80-78 and reach the championship game of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Donovan Jackson scored a career-high 26 points while Iowa State overcame its shooting struggles to beat Appalachian State 104-98 in Thursday night's first round of the relocated Puerto Rico Tip-Off.
Brock Stull scored 17 points and Milwaukee thumped host Iowa State 74-56 on Monday, the Cyclones' first defeat in a home opener in 20 years.
The opening night of college basketball was about which players didn't suit up or barely played -- and what that might mean moving forward.
The highly anticipated debut of Michael Porter Jr. was brief. The Missouri Tigers did just fine without him Friday night in a 74-59 victory over Iowa State in the season opener.
Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics
College basketball is back! Top games today per espn.com/bpi Matchup Quality: 1. Iowa St @ Missouri (SECN) 2. Texas A&M vs West Virginia (ESPN) 3. Georgia Tech vs UCLA (ESPN)
Holly Rowe ESPN Reporter
Really neat to work with former Purdue great, Robbie Hummel, he joins ESPN as a analyst this season. We put him to work today for Iowa State fans.
Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer
Steve Prohm on Lindell Wigginton: "He's obviously really talented. I think he has a chance to do some really special things. But we're taking it one day at a time. I just want Lindell to max Lindell out."
Coastal Carolina University will play host to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November, after the college basketball tournament was forced to relocate due to damage from Hurricane Maria.
Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting
New to the ESPN 100 rankings is no.75 PG James Akinjo from the west coast. Not many had a better summer. MVP and winner of the Peach Jam. (Oakland Soldiers) High level competitor who works for everything. His recruiting update: Official visit to Connecticut on Sept 14-16. Virginia, Pittsburgh, Iowa State, Cal, and Maryland are also on his mind.