PLAYER TO WATCH
Udoka Azubuike, C, Kansas
The 7-foot sophomore has NBA potential, but he’s shooting an awful 37.5 percent on free throws. After Azubuike went 1-for-7 from the foul line in an upset loss to Oklahoma, a disgruntled fan reportedly entered KU team’s dorm to offer him “free-throw advice,” which led to campus police being called.
game of the weekend
(2) Virginia at (4) Duke
1 p.m. Saturday, CBS: Could the Cavaliers eventually reach their first No. 1 ranking since Ralph Sampson was the best player in the country in 35 years ago? Beating Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the first time since 1995 would get Virginia on that path.
Izzo’s shocking fumble
Tom Izzo seemed before as though he could write the book on ethics. But Izzo rightfully took heat after saying “hope the right person was convicted” in the sexual assault scandal of former Spartan and USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Izzo later changed his stance, but why did it even come to that?