In the books
Cincinnati 55, Iowa St 54 (OT): The Bearcats used a balanced offensive attack from their starters, who scored all but two of their points, to knock off Iowa St and snap the Cyclones 37-game home non-conference winning streak. Cincinnati gets to tune up against Bowling Green on Sunday before traveling to Butler on December 10th for what will be a very intriguing showdown. Meanwhile, Iowa State tarts to get worried after back-to-back losses and only the Hawkeyes remaining as quality non-conference opponents before Big 12 play.
Tipping Off Today
Alabama at Texas: Combined, these two teams are 0-5 against the KenPom Top 100 and in desperate need of a win to how signs of life. It's a competitive stretch for each, with the Tide facing Oregon next and Texas traveling to Ann Arbor.