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College basketball returns with unified plan, unlike football

On a day when college football applied one more mismatched patch to its 2020 eyesore of a quilt, college basketball presented a relative work of art—a season plan that aspires to include everyone and sets broad-based national parameters. The difference between two sports contested by many of the same schools is striking. It underscores what …

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2020-21 college basketball season set to begin Nov. 25

The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Division I Council has set the start date for the 2020–21 college basketball season for Nov. 25. The news was originally reported by Stadium’s Jeff Goodman. The announcement comes two weeks after the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee proposed Nov. 25 as the start date for the season. The group …

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Orlando to host at least eight early college basketball tournaments

Following the NBA’s success in the bubble, some college basketball events could be heading to Disney World this fall. According to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein and ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, Orlando is expected to host at least eight college basketball tournaments beginning on Nov. 25 and running through the first two weeks of the season. The activity in …

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NCAA dismisses ACC’s proposal to expand March Madness

After the ACC proposed that the 2021 NCAA tournament should include every single Division I team, the NCAA does not appear interested in shaking up the Big Dance. Dan Gavitt, the NCAA senior vice president of men’s basketball, released a statement Thursday saying there are no current plans to expand the tournament field beyond 68 teams. …

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ACC proposes 2021 NCAA Tournament with every Division I team

The Big Dance could be getting a whole lot larger in 2021 if the NCAA follows the ACC’s proposed plan.  The ACC is reportedly proposing the 2021 NCAA tournament be held with every single Division I team, per Sports Illustrated‘s Pat Forde. The plan was first reported by Stadium‘s Jeff Goodman.  The ACC’s plan—which the conference’s …

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Tom Jernestedt: Naismith Hall of Famer dies at age 75

Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports INDIANAPOLIS — Tom Jernstedt, a member of the Naismith Hall of Fame for his contributions to college basketball and the NCAA Tournament, has died. He was 75. The NCAA said Sunday Jernstedt died this weekend. Nicknamed “Father of the Final Four,” Jernstedt has widely been credited with transforming the NCAA Tournament …

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NCAA oversight committee to propose November 25 start date

The NCAA’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Oversight Committee will propose a start date of November 25 to the Division I Council for the 2020-21 season, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein.  Per Rothstein, the committee will also propose no college basketball scrimmages and exhibitions due to health and safety reasons tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.  …

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Will Wade: LSU coach still has job despite latest alleged infractions

Despite producing more than half a dozen very problematic headlines in approximately 22 months, Will Wade remains the basketball coach at LSU. He’s like a battered South Louisiana shack that somehow keeps surviving every storm roaring in off the Gulf of Mexico. Except Wade is his own storm creator. Even within the brass-knuckles recruiting world …

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College basketball: Wave of NBA draft withdrawals help sport

For the first time since before the coronavirus shut down conference tournaments and March Madness earlier this year, college basketball had a great weekend. With the revised Aug. 3 NBA draft withdrawal deadline bearing down on the select group of players who had declared back in the spring but were still weighing their options, hoops …

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