No. 7 Creighton loses point guard Watson to knee…

No. 7 Creighton lost point guard Maurice Watson Jr. to a knee injury in the first half against Xavier on Monday

Kansas set up for No. 1 following Baylor's first…

Top 25 Rewind: No. 2 Kansas positioned to move to No. 1 after pair of wins and Baylor's loss

A way-too-early look at the 2017 college football…

Monday's national championship was a classic, but it's never too early to start thinking about next season. SI's Andy Staples takes a way-too-early look forward at who might be playing for it all in 2017.

Angry Gottfried demands Wolfpack play better defense

North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried is angrily demanding his team to play better defense and show more toughness

California hires Justin Wilcox as new head coach

California has hired Wisconsin defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox as its new head coach to replace the fired Sonny Dykes

Lecomte helps No. 1 Baylor hold off No. 25…

Manu Lecomte scored 26 points after battling early foul trouble, Ish Waingright and Al Freeman had key baskets down the stretch and top-ranked Baylor outlasted No. 25 Kansas State 77-68 on Saturday

Inside the controversial play that won Clemson a…

SI's Pete Thamel breaks down the play that sprung Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow for the game-winning touchdown in Monday's national championship.

ICYMI: UConn gets record win, Northwestern back on court

ICYMI: A record-breaking win, a somber victory, a triple-OT buzzer beater and a milestone reached, it was a busy week in women's basketball

Northwestern women's hoops wins 1st game since…

The Northwestern women's basketball team honored Jordan Hankins by wearing her name and number during warmups and then, in a gym filled with the school's athletes, won in its first game since her death

UConn women win 91st straight to break their own…

Coach Geno Auriemma and the top-ranked UConn women broke their own NCAA record with their 91st consecutive victory

National championship predictions

Will Alabama add another trophy to its collection, or can Clemson exact revenge for last year's championship? SI's Andy Staples, Pete Thamel and Brian Hamilton make their picks.

Metu scores 24, No. 25 USC holds off Colorado 71-68

Chimezie Metu scored a career-high 24 points, including a go-ahead hook shot with 29 seconds remaining, and No. 25 Southern California held off slumping Colorado 71-68 on Sunday night

No. 14 Louisville tops No. 7 Duke 78-69

Anas Mahmoud had a career-high 17 points and 11 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell added 15 points and No. 14 Louisville shot 59 percent in the second half to top No. 7 Duke 78-69 on Saturday

Clemson football fans turn out to honor national champions

Clemson football fans turn out by the thousands to celebrate their national champions with a parade and ceremony on Saturday

Grayson Allen may have tried to trip another…

Grayson Allen was once again caught on tape possibly trying to trip another opponent on Saturday.

Plum scores 34, No. 8 Washington beats No. 19 Arizona State

Kelsey Plum snapped out of an off shooting night to score 15 points in the fourth quarter and No. 8 Washington pulled away to beat No. 19 Arizona State 65-54 on Sunday night

No. 11 North Carolina beats No. 9 Florida State…

Joel Berry II scored 26 points as one of his team's three 20-point scorers and No. 11 North Carolina pulled away late to beat No. 9 Florida State 96-83 on Saturday

No. 2 Kansas tops pesky Oklahoma State 87-80

Frank Mason III scored 22 points, freshman Josh Jackson added 20 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 Kansas held off Oklahoma State for an 87-80 win

15-year-old becomes first female to dunk in HS…

Francesca Belibi, a 15-year-old sophomore, became the first female to dunk a basketball in a game in the state of Colorado on Friday night.

Moore lifts No. 9 Louisville to 63-59 win over No. 14 Miami

Mariya Moore scored 24 points, including eight in the fourth quarter, to lead ninth-ranked Louisville to a 63-59 win over No. 14 Miami on Sunday

UConn pitcher, 6-year-old linked by cancer fights

It began for UConn pitcher Ryan Radue as a small role in a team effort to help a sick child

Wash St player hits head, taken off on stretcher…

Washington State freshman Cameron Fernandez hit her head on the court, was treated by emergency personnel and taken off by stretcher to a hospital Friday during a 68-49 loss to No. 19 Arizona State. There was no immediate word on Fernandez's condition

Is Steve Sarkisian ready for his closeup?

SI's Andy Staples addresses some of the many questions new Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian will face in Monday's National Championship.

No. 10 Oregon State women beat Southern Cal 74-60

Kolbie Orum scored 16 points on 8-of-11 shooting to help No. 10 Oregon State beat Southern California 74-60 on Sunday

Maya Moore hopes UConn shatters own record…

Maya Moore has been watching UConn intently, cheering for them to keep winning

Texas suspends leading scorer Mack for rules…

Texas basketball coach Shaka Smart has suspended leading scorer Tevin Mack indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules

J.T. Barrett will return to Ohio State for senior…

Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett announced his plans to return for his senior year in an Instagram post on Wednesday afternoon.

Washington, defense lead No. 22 Cincinnati past ECU 55-46

Kyle Washington had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 22 Cincinnati beat East Carolina 55-46 on Sunday for its eighth straight win

Clemson's Swinney wins second straight Bear…

Dabo Swinney won his second straight Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year award Wednesday night, two days after leading Clemson to its first national championship in 35 years