Matt Norlander

CBS Sports Senior Writer /

College basketball power rankings: Purdue's undefeated start puts it ahead of Houston, Virginia, Texas, UConn

Matt Norlander's season debut of his Hey Nineteen rankings gives a fresh look to the best and hottest teams in November

'You lose, you die' is no more: Sean Miller reborn in humbling return leading Xavier basketball program

Miller, who says he holds no bitterness toward Arizona, provided CBS Sports an all-access look at PK85

Dribble Handoff: Kansas vs. Indiana, Alabama vs. Gonzaga among top college basketball matchups in December

Some excellent college basketball games are on tap for December, but these are our favorites

Phil Knight bracket takeaways: Purdue dominates Duke in Legacy final; loaded UConn wins Invitational title

The Boilermakers and Huskies were impressive as they won their respective tournaments during a revealing few days in Portland

North Carolina's Hubert Davis preaches patience after Alabama hands No. 1 Tar Heels their second straight loss

After falling to the Tide in a 4-OT marathon, UNC is on a two-game losing streak with No. 11 Indiana up next

Phil Knight bracket takeaways: Purdue upsets Gonzaga to spoil Duke vs. Zags matchup; UConn continues hot start

Purdue, Iowa State were huge winners Friday in Portland. Matt Norlander's notebook has an in-depth look at the biggest PK85 results

North Carolina vs. Iowa State score, takeaways: No. 1 Tar Heels upset by Cyclones in Phil Knight Invitational

Caleb Grill scored 31 points as Iowa State defeated top-ranked North Carolina 70-65 in a noisy upset out in Portland

Phil Knight bracket takeaways: Duke, UNC survive scares; Michigan State falls to Alabama, loses key player

The biggest event of the regular season is underway in Portland and we're keeping you updated on the latest all weekend long

Dribble Handoff: Preseason college basketball predictions off to a bad start in 2022-23 season

Before we get out of November, let's offer up a few mea culpas over some preseason predictions that were askew

Final Four headed to Las Vegas; Detroit, Indianapolis, North Texas also earn future NCAA Tournament finals

In a long-awaited move, Sin City will make history in 2028 when it hosts the biggest stage in college basketball for the first time

With more pressure on him than ever before at Kentucky, John Calipari's forced to figure a way out and up

Calipari's often been at his best when doubted, but the scrutiny is only increasing after UK's 0-2 mark vs. Michigan State and Gonzaga

Like its coach, Jon Scheyer, this Duke squad is young but the future looks bright despite loss to Kansas

Scheyer's first week on the job has a lot of striking similarities to Coach K's debut many years ago — only this year's team will be better

College basketball rankings: Villanova, Oregon fall out of first AP Top 25 poll of 2022-23 regular season

North Carolina, Gonzaga, Houston and Kentucky remain atop the poll after the first week of games

Hartford coach John Gallagher resigns on opening day of college basketball's season

Gallagher had been fighting for nearly two years to reverse the school's decision to leave Division I

College basketball predictions 2022-23: Expert picks for 2023 Final Four and NCAA Tournament champion

CBS Sports' experts provide one last set of predictions for the 2022-23 season -- the Final Four and national champion

Matt Norlander is a two-time national award-winning senior writer who has been with CBS Sports since 2010. He's in his 13th season reporting on college basketball for CBS Sports and co-hosts the Eye on College Basketball podcast. Norlander is also a college basketball analyst and insider for CBS Sports HQ. In addition to college hoops, he covers the NBA Draft, is CBS Sports' lead Olympics columnist and occasionally writes on golf. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two sons, is an avid guitarist and (amateur) drummer. You're happily invited to send him story tips and music correspondence.

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