College Basketball: There are many changes

Many players are eligible to transfer and play for the N.C.A.A. title.

Ochai Agbaji, Kansas, scored 29 points in the win over Michigan State Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Credit... Frank Franklin II/Associated Press

Nov. 10, 2021

On Tuesday night, Madison Square Garden hosted a showcase that raised the curtain on the men’s college basketball season. 9 Duke beating Kentucky, 79-71, and No. 3 Kansas topping Michigan State, 87-74, in front of a big crowd.

"To be on this stage, be in this moment, lead my team to a win -- that's why I came back," said Ochai Agbaji of Kansas, who led the Jayhawks with 29 points after spending part of the off-season considering whether to enter the N.B.A. draft.