It took nearly the entire season for Michigan to finally leap Baylor into No. 2 behind Gonzaga in the Top 25. Now, the trick for the Wolverines is to stay there. Then, the Wolverines play Michigan State in a home-and-home series - again thanks to the pandemic - to wrap up the regular season.
Top-ranked UConn hasn't had to grind out many conference wins this season, making Monday's regular-season finale a valuable learning experience for the Huskies.
Buddy Boeheim scored 26 to become a 1,000-point career scorer and Syracuse breathed some life into its NCAA Tournament hopes by holding on for a 72-70 win over North Carolina on Monday night.