Monmouth upsets No. 18 Notre Dame, 70-68
Monmouth earned the first win against an AP Top 25 team in school history as Justin Robinson dropped 22 points, including this stutter-step jumper.
Valentine secures second triple-double
Michigan State's Denzel Valentine got his second triple-double in just about a week with this assist late in the Spartans' game against Boston College.
Monmouth has Notre Dame on upset alert
Monmouth has already taken down UCLA. Now the Hawks are holding a narrow lead late over No. 17 Notre Dame. Catch the end on ESPNU.
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Villanova improves to 5-0
Jalen Brunson scores 18 points in No. 8 Villanova's 59-45 victory over Stanford at the NIT Season Tipoff at Madison Square Garden.
When you're hot, you're hot
... And for No. 3 Michigan State's Denzel Valentine, the hoop might as well be as big as an ocean. He's got 27 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists. (Live on ESPN2)
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Denzel Valentine on fire
Denzel Valentine is officially on fire in the game. The MSU all-purpose player is 5-for-8 from deep -- including an NBA-distance heat check -- as Sparty is pushing the lead near 30 points on ESPN2.
Sparty starts second half like first
No. 3 Michigan St. opened the game with Matt Costello in the post for a dunk. And they open the second half with Matt Costello in the post for a dunk. Sparty has a double-digit lead on ESPN2.
This is what it looks like to dunk at 7-6
UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye doesn't have to jump high off the court to dunk the ball.
MSU leads BC 46-33 at halftime
Denzel Washington has 13 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. But how does Tom Izzo assess Sparty's performance so far? "We're not moving the ball like we have. We don't have the assists we have. And we're just not guarding like we can."
Notre Dame slices Monmouth defense
ND's Demetrius Jackson fakes the pick-and-roll for the straight-line jam against less than optimal defense.
Valentine's day on Thanksgiving
MSU's Denzel Valentine is firing on all cylinders so far. He's shooting 5-for-8 for a game-high 13 points on ESPN2.
Draymond Green goes from 16-0 to 500
Warriors F Draymond Green is in attendance to witness Michigan State coach Tom Izzo go for win No. 500. What does Green think it'll mean to Izzo? "Absolutely nothing. It means a lot more to us than it will him."
No. 3 Michigan State cruising vs. BC
MSU's Bryn Forbes nailed this 3-pointer as Sparty is shooting 50% from the field with 6 minutes left in the first half.
Syracuse beats UConn to stay unbeaten
Syracuse hands No. 18 Connecticut its first loss of the season as the Orange improve to 5-0 on the season with a 79-76 victory.
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MSU leads 17-10 with 11:34 left in the first half. Valentine has five rebounds and four assists. Nairn with a game-high seven points.
Michigan State taking control early
MSU's Matt Costello showed off some pretty footwork in the post for the reverse slam on ESPN2.
No. 8 Villanova takes down Stanford
Phil Booth threw the lob to Daniel Ochefu for the cherry on top as Nova cruised by the Cardinal 59-45.
No. 3 Michigan State vs. Boston College
Fresh off their win against then-No. 4 Kansas, the Spartans can give Tom Izzo his 500th win as a coach in the Wooden Legacy tournament against Boston College. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN