Old newcomers making big impacts in college basketball

There are a lot of old newcomers making a splash this season in college basketball. ACC top scorer Alondes Williams for Wake Forest and Pac-12 leader Terrell Brown Jr. at Washington are both senior transfers who joined their new teams this season. The same goes for the leading scorers for four of the 10 teams in the Big 12.

WSU’s Tyrell Roberts joins Pac-12 Networks following standout second-half performance against Utah

Washington State student-athlete Tyrell Roberts joins Pac-12 Networks following Washington State men's basketball 71-54 victory over Utah on Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Pullman. Roberts finishes with 15 points to help the Cougars improve to 11-7 overall and 4-3 in Pac-12 play. Follow Pac-12 men’s basketball this season with the Pac-12 Now App. Download the Pac-12 Now App today and set alerts for Pac-12 men’s basketball to make sure you never miss a moment of the action. Pac-12 Now is available today in your app store for iOS, Android, and Apple TV.

Recap: Washington State men’s basketball sweeps Utah series for first time in program history

Washington State men's basketball defeats Utah by a final score of 71-54 on Wednesday, Jan. 26 in Pullman. Tyrell Roberts and Andrej Jakimovski each notch a team-high 15 points to help lead the Cougars. WSU improves to 11-7 overall and 4-3 in Pac-12 play, while Utah falls to 8-13 overall and 1-10 in conference. Follow Pac-12 men’s basketball this season with the Pac-12 Now App. Download the Pac-12 Now App today and set alerts for Pac-12 men’s basketball to make sure you never miss a moment of the action. Pac-12 Now is available today in your app store for iOS, Android, and Apple TV.

The 411: #6 Purdue at Iowa

THE GAME Purdue keeps banging out these road games, as the sixth-ranked Boilermakers head to Iowa for a 9 p.m. ET tip-off.This will be the Boilermakers' first repeat meeting of this conference season, as they opened Big Ten play back on Dec.

Eli Brooks’ impact comes into focus against Northwestern

In fifth-year senior guard Eli Brooks, Juwan Howard believes he has the best leader in college basketball. The Michigan men’s basketball team’s captain is already the winningest player in program history. Nicknamed “The Professor” for his fundamentals and attention to detail, Brooks’ veteran leadership is one of the main reasons Michigan has rebounded from its rocky start this season.

Johnson, Indiana cruise to 74-57 win over Penn State

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) Xavier Johnson had 19 points, Race Thompson added 18 and Trayce Jackson-Davis scored 13 of his 15 in the first half to help Indiana cruise to a 74-57 win over Penn State on Wednesday night. Jackson-Davis added six rebounds, four assists and four blocks. Indiana looked like the team that, despite never cracking into the Top 25, received at least 35 votes in each of the first four AP polls this season.

VCU snaps No. 25 Davidson’s 15-game win streak, 70-68

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) Davidson's stint in the AP Top 25 might have been a short one. Vince Williams scored 16 points, Mikeal Brown-Jones had a huge block with 2 seconds left and VCU held off a furious rally from No. 25 Davidson to win 70-68 on Wednesday night, snapping the Wildcats' 15-game winning streak. Adrian Baldwin Jr. added 15 points as the Rams (12-6, 5-2 Atlantic 10) avenged a 63-61 loss to the Wildcats eight days ago.

Freshman Lewis scores 33, No. 22 Marquette beats Seton Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Justin Lewis scored a career-high 33 points to go along with nine rebounds and six assists, and No. 22 Marquette beat Seton Hall 73-63 on Wednesday night. Lewis, a redshirt freshman coming off Big East Player of the Week honors, was averaging 15.8 points coming into the game for the Golden Eagles (15-6, 7-3 Big East), who have now won seven straight. ''Justin Lewis was phenomenal tonight.

Bynum’s 3-pointer lifts No. 17 Providence over No. 21 Xavier

CINCINNATI (AP) Jared Bynum's 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds remaining lifted No. 17 Providence to a 65-62 victory over No. 21 Xavier on Wednesday night. Al Durham led the Friars with 22 points, helping them improve to 17-2 for the first time since the 1976-77 season. Paul Scruggs, who led Xavier with 16 points, hit a 3-pointer to give the Musketeers a 62-60 lead with 56 seconds left.