Month: September 2020

President Trump ‘had nothing to do’ with Big Ten’s decision to resume football season, report says

Public perception is that President Donald Trump helped the Big Ten decide to resume the 2020 football season. Turns out that wasn’t the case. Sign up for Rutgers Sports Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly with beat writers NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander talked to a Big […]

Bracketologists speak — What NCAA tournament forecasters expect from odd 2020-21 basketball season

Sep 17, 2020 Joe Lunardi Close Senior Writer, Resident college basketball bracketologist for ESPN Contributor to SportsCenter, ESPN Insider Published first public bracket in 1995 Charlie Creme Close Charlie Creme projects the women’s NCAA tournament bracket for The NCAA Division I Council ruled on Wednesday that the 2020-21 college basketball season can […]

College basketball in 2020-21 — Smaller NCAA tournament field, shorter schedule would not be new

Sep 16, 2020 John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal The Division I Council has spoken. The 2020-21 men’s and women’s college basketball seasons will start later than usual and consist of fewer games. And while […]