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January 21, 2021

CBSSports.com: Concerns around conference tournaments and finishing the regular season

Drew Franklin 6:00pm January 21, 2021 1/21/21

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Matt Norlander has been a busy man over at CBSSports.com where today he has two new reports regarding the future of the current college basketball season as it enters its final months. First, Norlander wrote a story about the upcoming conference tournaments and if they should be shut down for a second consecutive year. He…

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January 9, 2021

LIGHTS OUT: A College Basketball Arena’s Power Surge Ruins Game-Winning Attempt

Nick Roush 11:30am January 9, 2021 1/9/21

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Louisiana shot the lights out to defeat a conference foe in a strange final sequence of Sun Belt basketball. Arkansas Little-Rock trailed 66-64 with 12.8 remaining when Markquis Nowell took the ball up the court to set up a game-winning or tying attempt for the Trojans. Shortly after crossing the mid-court line, the lights went out.…

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December 5, 2020

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor canceled due to COVID-19

Jack Pilgrim 11:55am December 5, 2020 12/5/20

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The best college basketball game of the young season has been canceled due to COVID-19. Originally set to tip off at 1 p.m. ET, No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 2 Baylor has been called off at the last minute due to one athlete and one member of the Gonzaga traveling party testing positive today. According…

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November 11, 2020

We have our first COVID delay in college basketball

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:45pm November 11, 2020 11/11/20

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Tired of COVID college football news? How about some COVID college basketball news! This afternoon, it was announced that the Miami vs. Stetson game on November 25 has been postponed due to a positive test within Stetson’s program, making it college basketball’s first COVID delay. Why should you care? Kentucky doesn’t play either team, after…

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October 1, 2020

ACC coaches vote to wear polo shirts instead of suits

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm October 1, 2020 10/1/20

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Even basketball coaches don’t want to go back to normal clothes in 2020. According to Les Johns, Wake Forest head coach Steve Forbes said today that ACC coaches have voted to wear polo shirts at games this year instead of suits. With limited or no fans in the stands, I guess there are fewer people…

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September 10, 2020

NCAA will not expand men’s basketball tournament

Nick Roush 9:25am September 10, 2020 9/10/20

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The NCAA Tournament will not have 1,783 teams in 2021. Wednesday afternoon the ACC proposed creating an expanded field for the coronavirus-plagued 2021 postseason. Did Coach K want 132 teams instead of 64? Nope. The ACC coaches proposed including all 346 eligible Division I teams in the expanded 2021 version of the NCAA Tournament. The…

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August 27, 2020

Prepare for College Basketball to begin around Thanksgiving

Nick Roush 9:00pm August 27, 2020 8/27/20

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The return of college football has been a lot of things. “Mess” is probably the most polite way to describe it. College basketball is taking a different approach and this week they’re getting one step closer to making the 2020-21 season a reality. Unlike football, the NCAA has complete authority over how it crowns basketball…

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August 17, 2020

NCAA will decide on basketball season by mid-September

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:00pm August 17, 2020 8/17/20

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We now interrupt SEC Football Schedule Day for a bit of basketball news. NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt just released a statement saying the organization will decide whether or not to start basketball season on-time by mid-September. The first games are scheduled for November 10, including Kentucky vs. Kansas in the Champions…

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August 13, 2020

20-Team Non-Conference Bubble pitched to 50 programs

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm August 13, 2020 8/13/20

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As conferences scramble to make college football work this fall, the powers that be in college basketball are determined not to make the same mistakes. Yesterday, NCAA Senior Vice President of Basketball Dan Gavitt said the organization is exploring “bubble-like scenarios” for the non-conference season, and it turns out a blueprint is already making the…

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July 29, 2020

Joe Lunardi proposes expanded tournament in case of altered season

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm July 29, 2020 7/29/20

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Normally, July Joe Lunardi posts are at the bottom of the KSR barrel when we’re scrapping for news, but this morning, Joey Brackets wrote an article that’s actually pretty interesting. With the fate of college sports up in the air, Lunardi imagines what the 2021 NCAA Tournament might look like if the sport moves to…

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