Watch: Rivalry renewed in paradise

Gonzaga and Washington meet in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas. The last time the rivals met was in December 2006. Preseason All-American Kyle Wiltjer (17.5 PPG) will be worth the watch. Live on ESPN2, WatchESPN

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Bitter rivalry renewed at Atlantis

Today at noon ET on ESPN2, Gonzaga and Washington will meet for the first time in almost a decade. Andy Katz says it may kick start a renewal of the in-state series beginning next season.


Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Official Darron George is here working the Gonzaga-Washington game. He's the same official who called the Pitt-Zag game in Okinawa at halftime due to unsafe floor conditions. He just told me, "I owe Gonzaga 20 minutes."

Ben Simmons' highlight reel

He may only be a freshman, and the season may be less than a month old, but the LSU phenom has easily made enough great plays to star in his own highlight reel.


Freshmen Tracker: More than just Simmons

You probably know about LSU's Ben Simmons -- but what about his classmates? Top 15 (Insider)

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Missed dunk shatters backboard

Dontavious Smith went NBA Jam on this backboard at UMass Lowell. The proof that he wasn't actually a character that was "on fire"? He missed.


Ben Simmons finds other ways to help

LSU's Ben Simmons scored just 4 points in a loss to NC State, but he had 14 rebounds, 10 assists, 3 steals and 3 blocks, including this swat to set up a Tigers bucket.


Here's the alley, there's the oop

Kentucky's Isaiah Briscoe caught Boston University napping with this alley-oop from near halfcourt to Skal Labissiere.


Mullin, Richmond square off in H.O.R.S.E.

It's been a while since Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin played competitively, but at the Maui Invitational they got in some H.O.R.S.E.


Bill Walton goes fishing in Maui

"This is much more than a boat ... this is a spaceship," according to Walton. So get on board for "an exploration."


Late surge propels UNC past Kansas State

Justin Jackson scored 22 points and No. 9 North Carolina closed on a 21-3 run to beat Kansas State 80-70 in the CBE title game in Kansas City.


Kansas cruises by UCLA in Maui

Wayne Selden and Perry Ellis power Kansas by UCLA and into the Maui Invitational championship game.


Meeks steal-and-slam part of UNC rally

Kennedy Meeks stepped in for the steal and an easy breakaway dunk as No. 9 North Carolina pulled away from Kansas State late to win the CBE Hall of Fame Classic 80-70.


No. 2 Maryland survives Illinois State

Rasheed Sulaimon scored 18 points as Maryland fought off Illinois State 77-66 in Cancun.


No. 1 Kentucky routs Boston University

The Wildcats move to 5-0 on the season as they defeated the Terriers 82-62.


Selden keeps hitting from long distance

After some nifty passing by his Kansas teammates, Wayne Selden Jr. hit the easy 3. He's 4-for-5 from long distance as the Jayhawks are routing UCLA in the second half of their Maui Invitational semi on ESPN.


Edwards finishes strong for Kansas State

Justin Edwards thunders home a hard slam for Kansas State, as it's hanging tough with No. 9 North Carolina on ESPN2.


Poythress is cleared for takeoff

No. 1 Kentucky is starting to take over the game and Alex Poythress showed why with this ferocious one-handed slam. (Live on SEC Network)


Missouri edged out by Northwestern

Kevin Puryear's 14 points, 4 assists helped the Tigers come back from an early deficit but it wasn't enough to top the Wildcats in the end.