NO. 4 TEXAS AT NO. 14 WEST VIRGINIA
Noon Saturday, ESPN
The Longhorns can continue rising to the top of the national rankings with a big road win against their fellow Big 12 title contenders, who came back from down 19 points this week in a win vs. Oklahoma State.
OHIO STATE AT NO. 15 RUTGERS
11 a.m. Saturday, BTN
The Buckeyes play the Scarlet Knights for the second time in just over two weeks after beating them by 12 points in Columbus. Rutgers typically is tough to beat at the RAC.
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Trending up: Big men. Look no further than the Big Ten for elite post players leading the way such as Luka Garza, Kofi Cockburn, Hunter Dickinson, Micah Potter and Trayce Jackson-Davis. The Gophers' Liam Robbins wants to get in on that party, too.
Trending down: Duke basketball. The Blue Devils women's team decided to end its season prematurely because of COVID-19 concerns. Coach K decided to keep his men's team out of nonleague play and missed this week's one-point home win vs. Boston College.
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Andrew Jones, guard, Texas: The 6-4 junior has been one of the best comeback stories in college basketball and sports as a leukemia survivor and now averaging 13 points for the 9-1 Longhorns.