BRING a large pot of water to a boil.
PLACE oil and garlic in large skillet; cook over medium-high heat for 30 seconds or until it begins to sizzle. Add tomatoes and crushed red pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes begin to juice up. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce thickens. Set aside.
PREPARE pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with tomato mixture. Stir in cheese and basil; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.