Category: Men’s College Basketball

Chris Mack jabs John Calipari as Kentucky Wildcats-Louisville Cardinals rivalry escalates

Louisville men’s basketball coach Chris Mack fired back Tuesday at John Calipari’s assertion that the Cardinals don’t want to play Kentucky this season, releasing a video on Twitter that ended with him announcing the annual rivalry game indeed will be played. “I keep getting asked, ‘Coach, are we playing the game? Are you scared? Are […]

College basketball’s biggest question: Will daily testing allow avoidance of contact-tracing quarantine rules?

In just over three weeks’ time, college football has helplessly watched as 22 of its 94 games were postponed or canceled due to COVID-19. That’s an eye-catching 23.4% of its schedule. Remember, four of the 10 FBS leagues (Big Ten, Pac-12, Mountain West, MAC) haven’t played a game. The SEC just started this past weekend.  […]

Notre Dame identifies source of coronavirus outbreak, makes plans to resume football practice

No. 5 Notre Dame plans to resume practice Wednesday after identifying the source of the coronavirus outbreak among the Fighting Irish football program. According to ESPN, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly “said team doctors learned the outbreak, which resulted in 25 players in isolation and 14 others in quarantine, stemmed from two events surrounding […]

Why mid- and low-major college basketball programs are in big trouble without buy games

Montana Grizzlies men’s basketball coach Travis DeCuire stayed close to his phone last week. The Grizzlies’ seventh-year coach was busy trying to salvage his Division I program’s nonconference schedule one week after the NCAA approved a Nov. 25 start date that was delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. In most years, the 49-year-old DeCuire would […]