On SI.com The stories from Sports Illustrated's Nov. 12, 2012 issue:

More from last week's SI issue.

Cody Zeller has it all: He is the best player on the best team in the land, now it is his time to lead Indiana back toward college basketball supremacy.

Pick up this week's copy of the magazine to get in-depth scouting reports and all of the information needed to be ready for the return of college basketball.

More College Basketball content on SI.com: SI.com's Preseason Top 25 Kelli Anderson: Holly Warlick takes over Tennessee Luke Winn: Preseason Naismith Award Watch George Dohrmann: How Calipari teaches defense Brian Hamilton: Larry Drew II seeks redemption Richard Deitsch: Women's Preseason Power Rankings GALLERY:15 mid-major players to watch

Austin Murphy discusses the "unceasingly sturdy" Bears' defense, which is driving Chicago to the top of the NFC Central and toward the Super Bowl. But these fans have been excited before, and the offense has sputtered. Now is the time to step up for the offense... that is if the defense can keep up this prolific season.

More NFL content from SI.com

Peter King: The Indianapolis Colts are having a Hollywood-worthy season Don Banks: NFL Power Rankings after Week 9 Melissa Segura: NFL PAC doles out big money Chris Burke: How is Doug Martin having such an explosive second half? Jim Trotter: Breaking down the NFL's major award races after Week 9

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