The NCAA Basketball Daily Dunk: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

The NCAA Basketball Daily Dunk: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

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Richmond was the only ranked team in action on Monday night, and we’ll get you ready for the big matchups coming up on Tuesday!

Welcome to today’s Daily Dunk, where we recap all of college basketball’s biggest games from yesterday and give you a look at the matchups to watch later today! 

Note: Here are the full rankings for the new AP Top 25 this week.

Yesterday’s Biggest Games

#19 Richmond 77 vs. Wofford 72

Richmond stayed at #19 in the new AP Rankings this week and backed it up with a win yesterday. Jacob Gilyard scored 18 points with six assists to lead the Spiders to their third win of the season.

Games to Watch Today

#8 Creighton vs. #5 Kansas

How to Watch: Tuesday, December 8, 5:00 PM ET, ESPN

This game should be in primetime, but there are two blue-blood programs also in action tonight. Kansas has leaped two spots in the rankings after beating Kentucky last week.

Creighton has quietly risen to the eighth spot after starting the season 3-0. This will be their first real test before they start playing their conference schedule.

#16 North Carolina vs. #3 Iowa

How to Watch: Tuesday, December 8, 7:30 PM ET, ESPN

North Carolina is looking to rebound from losing to Texas last week in the Maui Invitational. Roy Williams has another young squad and will have their hands full against Luka Garza, the frontrunner for the player of the year.

Garza scored 36 points in one half earlier this season and is averaging 34 points a game as a senior for the Hawkeyes.

#6 Illinois vs. #10 Duke

How to Watch: Tuesday, December 8, 9:30 PM ET, ESPN

Duke was upset by Michigan State in the Champions Classic last week and will be looking to pull off an upset of their own against the Fighting Illini. The Blue Devils will get another home game, their fourth consecutive game at Cameron Indoor Stadium to start the year.

Make sure to check back here tomorrow for a recap of today’s games, and we’ll get you ready for tomorrow’s best matchups in college basketball!

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