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College Basketball Weekend Preview: Indiana, Ohio State square for Big Ten showdown

The Hoosiers and Buckeyes keep the Big Ten in the weekend spotlight again
<p> College Basketball Weekend Preview: Indiana, Ohio State square for Big Ten showdown</p>

The Big Ten has set up quite the round robin in the last week. First came a top-three match up between Indiana and Michigan, then a high-level rivalry game between Ohio State and Michigan.

College Basketball Power Rankings: Indiana returns to top spot, Miami makes move

Hoosiers back at No. 1 after Michigan win, but Miami is in rare territory
<p> The Hoosiers back at No. 1 after Michigan win, but Miami is in rare territory in the top five.</p>

Another week, another No. 1 in the Athlon Sports college basketball power rankings.

For the third week in a row, we have a new team in the top spot following Duke two weeks ago, then Michigan. We return to an old friend at No. 1 in Indiana, who defeated the Wolverines 81-73 on Saturday.

College Basketball Weekend Preview: Michigan-Indiana the matchup of the year

Electric offenses for the Wolverines and Hoosiers look to take Big Ten's top spot
<p> Michigan's trip to Indiana will be a good way to start Super Bowl weekend in a great night for college basketball. Ole Miss' Marshall Henderson heads to the road to face a dominant Florida team.</p>

Wednesday night turned out to be only a formality for the top two teams in the Big Ten.

If anything, two easy victories against overmatched conference opponents for Michigan and Indiana showed neither teams are having jitters for one of the biggest games of the regular season. Michigan dispatched Northwestern 68-46, and Indiana followed in the nightcap with a 97-60 win over Purdue.

College Basketball's Biggest Villains: Where does Marshall Henderson stand?

Ole Miss' Marshall Henderson has brought back the college basketball villain
<p> Marshall Henderson has revived Ole Miss basketball, but he's also become one of college basketball's most divisive players. He's great, but he's also a villain alongside Christian Laettner, J.J. Redick and more.</p>

The emergence of Ole Miss’ Marshall Henderson has brought back a vestige of an older age in college basketball.

The villain.

He’s brash. He’s super-confident. He seems to relish his role of going into a opposing arenas and being the target of boos.

And most important, he’s good.

College Basketball Bracket Update: Jan. 30

Michigan-Indiana is the week's key game while Ole Miss' Henderson visits Florida.
<p> Michigan-Indiana is the week's key game while Ole Miss' Henderson visits Florida. Important matchups in the Big 12 will also be worth watching for NCAA Tournament purposes.</p>

A light week of college basketball, relatively speaking, should come to a thrilling end.

Michigan at Indiana has the potential to be one of the best games of the season, with both teams in the top three, with rosters containing Player of the Year candidates and with both playing some of the best basketball in the country on the offensive end of the floor.

10 Amazing College Basketball Stats of the Week: Jan. 21-27

Victor Oladipo's all-around game leads our look at highs and lows around college basketball this week
<p> NC State hits a scoring milestone against North Carolina, Louisville's struggles highlight problems for top-25 teams, Northern Illinois and New Mexico set new marks for futility.</p>

With nearly 350 Division I teams, following college basketball can be overwhelming. Let Athlon Sports start your college hoops week each Monday with a look at some of the most intriguing, most important and most interesting stats from around the sport:

College Baskebtall Weekend Preview: Michigan State-Indiana highlights matchups

Sunday's Big Ten matchup will be for top spot in conference
<p> College Baskebtall Weekend Preview: Michigan State-Indiana is top game</p>

Perhaps the best sign of the Big Ten’s depth this season is the revolving door of teams as the flavor of the week.

Indiana started the season as the preseason No. 1. Then, Illinois won the Maui Invitational and started 12-0. After that, Minnesota teased us with a 15-1 start, culminating in a rout of Illinois on the road. And all the while Michigan has spent most of the season knocking on the door of the No. 1 spot in the polls.

College Basketball Bracket Update: Jan. 23

UCLA, Arizona try to regain footing in Pac-12 race while Miami looks to make statement
<p> UCLA, Arizona try to regain footing in Pac-12 race while Miami looks to make statement in this week's Bracket Update</p>

As the college basketball season nears the end of the first month of the new year, the standings still reveal a handful of surprises.

Instead of Arizona and UCLA, Oregon is atop the Pac-12. Ole Miss is undefeated in the SEC, though the Rebels have yet to run into the Florida steamroller. Meanwhile, Miami is the only team unscathed in ACC play.

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