Coach Steve Pikiell isn't worried about the four-game slide that has caused Rutgers to drop out of the AP Top 25. The Scarlet Knights (7-5, 3-5 Big Ten) have struggled since opening the season with six consecutive wins and then running into a buzz-saw schedule in one of college bRead More »
UCLA heads into this week's Pac-12 basketball action on a six-game winning streak and ranked No. 24 in the nation ahead of a matchup with the California Golden Bears on Thursday night in Berkeley, Calif. The Bruins (11-2, 7-0 Pac-12) have won their last seven meetings with the Bears and are riding high in first place in the conference. It's the first time UCLA has opened the conference season 7-0 since the 1993-94 season.
Iowa has always managed to play offense at a high level during head coach Fran McCaffery's 11-year tenure. Iowa (12-2, 6-1 Big Ten) takes a five-game win streak into its matchup with Indiana on Thursday night at home. Overall, the Hawkeyes have won 22 of their last 23 games at Carver Hawkeye-Arena.
Things to watch this week in Pac-12 Conference basketball: