Category: Men’s College Basketball

After prematurely postponing its basketball season, the Pac-12 decides to play on time after all

After announcing last month that no Pac-12 schools would compete in athletics before January 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that the conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons, more or less, effective immediately. Football will start Nov. 6. Basketball will start Nov. 25. As a […]

Pac-12 votes to start college basketball season Nov. 25, reversing earlier call to wait until Jan. 1

Pac-12 presidents and chancellors have officially and collectively changed their minds. There will be Pac-12 basketball happening prior to Jan. 1, sources confirmed to CBS Sports.  The league’s CEOs convened on Thursday afternoon and voted to allow winter sports to return prior to Jan. 1. This means all 12 men’s and women’s basketball teams in […]

Picking the best potential 2020-2021 college basketball nonconference matchups with a local flair

Sep 24, 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 Now that Nov. 25 has been announced as the official start date for the college basketball season, programs are scurrying around chaotically trying to cobble together […]

Danny Kaspar resigns: Texas State coach investigated on allegations of racist comments

SAN MARCOS, Texas — Texas State coach Danny Kaspar has resigned three months after a former player accused him of making racist remarks. Athletic director Larry Teis announced Tuesday that he’s accepted Kaspar’s resignation and that assistant coach Terrence Johnson will take over the program for the upcoming season. In June, former guard Jaylen Shead […]

The inside story of how a Rutgers professor is forcing college officials to diversify hiring pools for coaches

Jason Belzer has spent 15 years in sports-business management, marketing coaches and negotiating more than $100 million in coaching contracts in the world of college athletics. During that time Belzer has seen how minority coaches get a proverbial stiff-arm from college administrators in football and basketball coaching searches. “As far as I know I’ve represented […]

Texas State basketball coach Danny Kaspar resigns following allegations of ‘racially biased comments’

Raymond Carlin III / USA TODAY Sports Texas State athletic director Larry Teis announced Tuesday that basketball coach Danny Kaspar has resigned and that assistant coach Terrence Johnson will lead the program in the 2020-21 season. Kaspar’s resignation comes three and a half months after the university launched an investigation into allegations that Kaspar made […]

No. 7 Notre Dame-Wake Forest college football game on Saturday postponed by coronavirus outbreak

Saturday’s ACC college football game between No. 7 Notre Dame and Wake Forest has been postponed because of a coronavirus outbreak on the Fighting Irish. The game had been scheduled for a 12 p.m. kickoff in Winston-Salem, N.C. Sign up for Rutgers Sports Insider: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text message directly […]

Stephen Curry-produced ‘Benedict Men’ documentary series takes compelling look at storied high school program

Near the conclusion of the new “Benedict Men” docuseries produced by Stephen Curry, an assistant coach and main character in the 12-part shortform series offers the high school basketball players under his tutelage an ultimatum of sorts. He explains they can either obsess over the pursuit of basketball scholarships or band together to reach their […]