Today in the Morning Rumble, a Kevin Ollie commit is looking to reclassify, three Big East teams currently are top 10 schools and the Oregon Ducks are playing outstanding basketball.
The UConn Huskies recently received a commitment from 2017 7'2" big man Zach Brown, who is now considering reclassifying to 2016. SNY spoke to Brown's high school coach at Putnam Science Academy, Tom Espinosa, and he said he thinks "it's doubtful" it will happen.
But it is an intriguing possibility for the Huskies as they already have a strong 2016 class that features Alterique Gilbert, Juwan Durham and Vance Jackson.
College Basketball Talk on NBCSports.com puts together their weekly top 25 rankings on Monday morning and the site has three Big East teams ranked in the top 10. Villanova, who leads the Big East, checks in at number five after a win over St. John's at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. Xavier is one slot behind them at six and the Providence Friars are 10th while supporting an undefeated record in true road games this season (6-0).
Oklahoma remains at number one and the top four is rounded out with North Carolina, Iowa and Kansas.
Chris Boucher (26 points, 10 boards and seven blocks) had a superb stat line on Sunday in the Oregon Ducks win over Arizona State on the road. Dana Altman's team is currently the best squad in a deep Pac-12 conference, as they have a win on the road at Arizona (snapping their 49-home win streak).
Boucher, Dillon Brooks, Tyler Dorsey and Elgin Cook make up an impressive core group of players.
Wayne Selden put together an epic performance for Kansas in their win over the Kentucky Wildcats Sunday night, dropping 33 points. One of the best plays of the game was the Roxbury, Massachusetts natives' dunk on freshman Skal Labissiere.
Friars point guard Kris Dunn is a National Player of the Year candidate and this piece by the NCAA shows what a journey it has truly been for the future lottery selection.
ESPN has a new segment during their college basketball broadcasts where they talk about "Green Room" players or prospects that will be highly regarded in the upcoming NBA Draft.
North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is not particularly pleased: "I think ESPN is (an ACC) partner, and I've got to watch on TV where somebody's college basketball game and they're talking about the freaking green room? That's the most ridiculous thing. And that's one of my partners? That's half the damn broadcast: ‘Well, so-and-so's in the green room.'