In today's Top 5: MVP's AP and SS, another Wolf is hobbled, No-Witzki in Dallas and Toledo at the Barn.
2)Samantha Steele is the Most Valuable Sideline Reporter of Cable Television. Just ask Christian Ponder.
3)Chase Budinger is the latest fallen Timberwolf. He'll have surgery this week on a torn meniscus.
4) Tonight the Timberwolves -- without Budinger, Barea, Love and Rubio -- take on the Mavericks in Dallas, who are without Dirk Nowitzki.
5) Tonight the Gophers face Toledo at Williams Arena, looking to go 2-0 in the young college basketball season.